How I Built This: Shirley Anderson on her first 1000 days of entrepreneur adventure

 “I was amazed at how many people were willing to help; don’t be too proud to ask for help.” –Shirley Anderson

Almost every day a new startup is born. Every day, some entrepreneur somewhere gets the idea to start something new. But how many of these businesses survive beyond the first 1000 days?

Shirley Anderson at a training session

From statistics, we know that the first 1000 days are the most challenging for small businesses. Shirley Anderson shares her story of how she made it past this important milestone. A big driving force for Shirley was that she didn’t want to have any regrets or be left wondering: “What if I did try to start my business?” later on in life. 

Shirly believes that implementation is graduation in entrepreneurship! Listen to the interview below.

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