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Why I Think Entrepreneurship Is Genetic

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Why I Think Entrepreneurship Is Genetic

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… there were high, lows, periods of stability and times on the brink.  My parents were the American Dream in action - they arrived in the promise land, got jobs and then started a mostly successful business.  Their business?   A Chinese herbal shop in Chinatown, San Francisco.  The smells of Chinese herbs, ointments and potions haunted me as a child.   “What is that smell?”                             Me – “That’s dit da jow… my dad makes it and...

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What do you want to be when you grow up? Why not knowing is ok...

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What do you want to be when you grow up? Why not knowing is ok...

Tommy enthusiastically jumped up and shouted, "A Fireman!" "What about you, Katie?  What do you want to be?"  With a quiet confidence, Katie replied, "A Doctor."  "And, you... Bonnie?"   Oh, no. This question again?  Hurry up... think of an answer!  What's wrong with me?   It's an easy question and you've answered it before...  she's waiting for a response, time is running out.  Just make something up already."A Lawyer," I finally replied.   I really didn't know the answer to the question but knew that this was a good response and wouldn't raise eyebrows.  By the time I graduated...

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