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The Create Your Own Life Show

942 EpisodesProduced by Jeremy Ryan SlateWebsite

The best in the world compete with themselves, continually trying to be the beat their best. They shift their vision to creating success for others, and their success becomes massive. They locate the best and learn everything they can from them. They know there's not short cut, it will take more tim… read more


80: How to Be a Fierce Founder — Jen Du

Jen Du has never been able to drink alcohol without turning red and feeling sick her entire life. The side effects were so extreme that she gave up alcohol altogether. This made parties and nights out awkward and Jen felt left out of the fun. In April 2013, Jen participated in a startup workshop and validated over a billion people around the world suffer Alcohol Flush and they want a solution.

So she set out to solve this problem. Hence Before Elixir was born! She worked hard working a full-time corporate job all while building her business, and she did it successfully!



In This Episode:

  • How to work a full-time job to being an entrepreneur.
  • How to use crowdfunding to validate your business idea.
  • How to persevere in your startup.
  • How to plan when to leave your job.
  • How to use a blog as your outlet.
  • How to have success through your own doubts.


Jen's Favorite Book:

Jen's Favorite Quote: "Fail fast, succeed faster." "I don't know where I'm going but I know it won't be boring." — David Bowie "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." — Carl Sagan

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