Advice from an entrepreneur: 5 lessons from the early days Know what you don’t know. Be resourceful and find out
Entrepreneurs are no doubt familiar with Dragons’ Den, one of the CBC’s most popular shows. Its premise is simple. An entrepreneur approaches a panel of business experts (the “dragons”), delivers an elevator pitch for a new invention, and provides a reason that the dragons should invest.
As I’ve learned, the hard and fast ‘no’ is actually a minor victory. Even though they aren’t prepared to invest today, it doesn’t mean that that will remain the case.
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