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As an entrepreneur starting a business, it’s easy to take everything upon yourself, especially if you’re young. Don’t. As you get your business strategies in order, take a step back to honestly analyze your own strengths and weaknesses. What skills come most naturally to you? What things do you avoid doing because you don’t enjoy them or they frustrate you?
Having a good understanding of your own strengths and weaknesses will put you in a position to surround yourself with people who can fill in those gaps. Develop a team of people—whether they’re employees, partners, or mentors—with varying skill sets and experience levels that balance yours in order to set your business up for success. Besides lightening your workload, doing this creates an atmosphere conducive to your personal growth and your company’s growth, ultimately delivering the best solutions to your customers.
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