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Succeeding Through Failure

Jonathan Ortmans on April 13, 2009 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. This week's essay encourages aspiring entrepreneurs to never give up.
 
Here is the lead:

“Lizard King” John Bello describes his first entrepreneurial venture as a miserable failure. Bello launched South Beach Beverage Co. in 1995. Despite the popularity of other geo-based drink brands such as Nantucket Nectars and AriZona iced tea, South Beach didn’t resonate with consumers, not even in the upscale Florida community that shared its name. Within two months, Bello knew the $2 million startup investment was heading, well, south.

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Category:  General  Tags:  john bello, sobe, florida

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