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                In Transition (The Fear of Failure)

                  Seven Months Ago “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” ― The Alchemist. A quote from Paulo Coelho I have referenced many times, but quite frankly, never truly appreciated. Until now. There’s something about youthful abandon that allows (or permits) young people or young souls …

                  Want to Start A Business? Do This First.

                    By JEFFREY MANU Let me tell you a story about two businesses I started that failed and how I would do things differently. As you read, you will see which pitfalls to avoid in starting your own business as a creative entrepreneur with passive income. In my first business, we created one of Africa’s …

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                      Guest Contribution by Thelma Boamah: Why Vulnerability Matters

                        “Just picture everyone naked.” This folkloric public speaking hack has always seemed curious to me. While I’ve never heard any real live person attest to its effectiveness, the regularity with which it’s offered as advice, at least on old sitcoms, is reason enough to give it some thought. Specifically, I’ve wondered why looking out at …

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