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What This Entrepreneur Learned After Listening to Her Gut As an entrepreneur, it's always important to put your company first.

By Rose Leadem

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As an entrepreneur, it's important to listen to your gut. If something doesn't feel right, then maybe that's because it isn't.

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Auria Abraham, the founder and chef of Auria's Malaysian Kitchen, learned this the hard way. After she was contacted by a company with what seemed like an amazing opportunity to help get her company's name and products out on the market, Abraham and her team were excited. An award-winning chef was going to make a series of how-to videos with her products that would be shared across social media and on the web.

However, last minute the company made a request that didn't sit well with Abraham so she decided not to move forward. "If it gives you a feeling that you don't really enjoy, you have to take a step back and look at it," says Abraham in the video. "The other thing I learned from that is get all the detail upfront before you spin your wheels waiting for what the opportunity is going to bring you."

Related: 20 Leadership Quotes From the World's Most Influential Leaders

To learn more from Abraham and her experience, click play.

Rose Leadem is a freelance writer for Entrepreneur.com. 

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