A Teenager Taught Me the Most Important Lesson I've Learned This Year

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Don't just do the things you're expected to do. Go above and beyond.

It's a simple mentality to understand, but hard to pull off in practice. It's tempting to clock out at 5 p.m. every day. Tempting to go home and relax. But, the person who works 9 to 5 typically isn't the sort who gets the raise. It's not the person who gets ahead in life.

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett explains how he learned this lesson from teenage entrepreneur Caleb Maddix.

Click play to learn more.

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