The One Superpower of Every Great Entrepreneur

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I was sitting in a Starbucks in Durham, North Carolina early one Wednesday morning a few years back. I was preparing to teach one of my entrepreneurship classes at Duke University in a couple hours, but I was exhausted and struggling to come up with a good lesson for the day.

As I stared at my laptop and struggled to cobble together a plan, out of the corner of my eye I noticed…

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I teach entrepreneurship at Duke. Software Engineer. PhD in English. I write about the mistakes entrepreneurs make since I’ve made plenty. More @ aarondinin.com

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Aaron Dinin, PhD

Aaron Dinin, PhD

I teach entrepreneurship at Duke. Software Engineer. PhD in English. I write about the mistakes entrepreneurs make since I’ve made plenty. More @ aarondinin.com

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