Respecting entrepreneurs – II

respect from dictionary
As business starters, Dave and I were under no illusion that anybody owed us anything (investment or business) or that we were important in any way.
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Respecting entrepreneurs – or not

vultures sitting on a dead tree
Raising capital is something that almost every entrepreneur must do to, in some cases, simply to survive, and, in other cases, to grow.
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Above the law – guilty and unrepentant

business man insider trading
We met a successful and well-known business person whose success had fed an oversized ego. Shortly after, he was found guilty of insider trading and sent to jail. What a waste.
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Broken trust – cheating off a friend

hand with cheating notes
Being passive when a friend cheated off me was my reaction as a teenager. I would have a stronger, more courageous reaction today.
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You’ve overachieved – complimenting a life choice

The winner is sign
Dave and I are both aware that we’ve been very lucky to have overachieved in our choice of a business and a life partner.
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The reality of justice – in the right but unable to act

male driver with road rage
I have learned that sometimes being in the right does not mean justice will prevail. I have also learned to accept this reality and move on.
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Don’t invite us if you don’t want us to come

door with brick wall behind it
We’re sincere in our invitations to others to a discussion, dinner or party. We mean and do what we say and wish others would, too.
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Needless reminder – please consider the environment

Plant sprouting out of shredded paper
Solving the problem of our impact on the environment should be left to the experts so that appropriate and meaningful solutions are discovered. Exhorting people to think twice about their own actions isn’t as effective an approach
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Recognizing and dealing with mental illness

chalkboard with help message
Tragedies occur all around us because of mental illness. We need to put our heads together and find a way to help with the problem. Inaction is not an option.
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Motivational posters can be so demotivating

blank posters on a wall
I have no idea who invented the motivational poster, but I am fairly certain that it was someone who knew little to nothing about human nature or motivation.
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