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20 Business Lessons You Don’t Want To Learn The Hard Way


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A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebookfans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?” It began as a simple question to garner engagement, but it led to a long list of business owners’ reminiscences that included some great advice.

Of course every business owner will have his or her own trials, but here are 20 reminders our community shared that just might save you a headache:

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About the Author:

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Courtesy of YEC

Jim Belosic is the co-founder and CEO of Pancake Laboratories, a software company based in Reno, Nev. The company is best known for its flagship product, ShortStack, software that’s designed to help small business owners and designers create custom apps that harness the power of social media. ShortStack recently celebrated its third birthday; Pancake Laboratories has several new software products slated for release in 2014.

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The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.