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The Entrepreneurial Engineer by John R. Callister, Michael B. Timmons

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5 Creating Your Team

Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. It is better be alone than in bad company.

George Washington

5.0 Entrepreneur’s Diary

I was getting pretty close to starting my fish business; I was concluding some final negotiations to secure the capital I needed to implement the business plan strategy (I needed $500,000). As you get involved in this entrepreneurship arena, you’ll quickly discover that there is a lot of parallel processing going on. You will need to juggle several activities concurrently in order to pull this business launch off successfully. My situation was that I knew I was going to need a general manager (GM) about the same day I broke ground on the fish production building. ...

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