What Do You Do When Your Spouse Doesn't Support Your Entrepreneurial Dreams?

How to balance what you need with what your partner needs.

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In this video, Tiana Laurence, co-founder of Factom, breaks down some of the most painful moments of her entrepreneneurial journey, which include having a business fail, struggling with inflation and being unhappy in an unsupportive marriage.

Laurence was always an entrepreneur, and for a time she traveled the world with her husband. But, when Laurence decided she needed to go back to school -- and thus, return to the United States -- her goals clashed with her husband's dreams of traveling the world. 

Click play to learn more about how Laurence struggled through that time, and why she's become a better entrepreneur because of it.

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