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Navigating Entrepreneurship by Larry Jacobson

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CHAPTER 2

Why You Should Stare Out the Window and Dream

Let’s start by breaking the myth about what many people see as idle dreaming. I believe those who dream have a better chance of achieving great success because they’re able to dream, to see, to envision things that don’t yet exist. Some people think dreaming is a waste of time, but that’s not true. Dreaming of success is the first step to success. Of course, you can’t just dream, there’s more to it. I’ve had plenty of dreams that didn’t amount to a hill of beans, that went nowhere, including companies that didn’t make it. In hindsight, I don’t think I was dedicated to those dreams. I couldn’t see them; I couldn’t see me doing what I was dreaming about. I dreamt about it, but I didn’t see ...

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