This Team of Female Founders Explains Why You Have to Earn the Title of 'Boss'

These successful entrepreneurs point to putting in time and effort to get yourself to a level of authority.
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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars talks with the founders of Emily + Meritt, Emily Current and Meritt Elliott.

Current and Elliott explain the advice they would give to their younger selves, which includes making thoughtful hires and being willing to say no -- even to compelling but imperfectly qualified hires. The team emphasizes the need to accumulate experience over time by asking for favors, reconciling failure and putting in the effort over time.

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