Nell Merlino. 9 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know Before Starting A Business. (Click for the list.)
The one thing that no one can teach you [is] the two R’s: risk and resilience,” says Wilson, who founded her company in 2000. “In order to become an entrepreneur, you must be willing to take a risk—to throw away the comfort of a regular paycheck—and you must also be a resilient person, to stand firm with your vision in the face of disappointment whether fiscal issues, missed opportunities or challenging personnel issues.