Bad advice for entrepreneurs
 

There is a lot of dubious folklore concerning entrepreneurship.

It is told and retold by consultants, accountants, banks, even academics, and amplified by the business media. Commonplaces are routinely mixed with much that is misleading or simply untrue.

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I advise entrepreneurs and investors to be very sceptical of conventional wisdom. When told “you have to do it this way” one should always ask what actually happened to those who did otherwise.

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Click on the eight menu items on the left to learn more about my favourite pieces of bad advice.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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