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Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Sam Zell (founder of two largest American REITs; Equity Office and Equity Residential) was recently interviewed and asked if his children had followed him into real estate. Sam replied “None of them are in the business. I don’t make widgets. I’m in the risk-taking business. That’s not something you pass on.” While you can always […]

Programming Yourself for Failure

I hear people programming themselves for failure: consistent use of negative language, persistent choice of words that speak of defeat and failure before the battle is even joined, speaking the language of self-doubt. Unknowingly, they are sowing the seeds of their own self destruction. First, your subconscious attempts to make come true everything it hears […]

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