The time to get started is now
Let me ask you a question: are you waiting for THE right time, THE right place, THE (you fill in the gap) before you begin to take action on that dream you’ve had?
Well, my guest today says: “Just do it. What’s stopping you? You’re never going to have enough time, enough resources, enough of anything really to justify taking the leap. The important thing is to do it now. And make mistakes. And then do it better later.”
Joining me today is Eleanor Haglund.
Eleanor Haglund is an MBA candidate at Columbia Business School and Founder and CEO of Aspire 360 – a network for entrepreneurs that provides customized learning programs and facilitator-led, peer-to-peer community groups for founders to accelerate their professional development while running their business. Eleanor is also an avid reader and writer of two novels.
On today’svshow Eleanor is going to share:
- Getting feedback is crucial to growth and development.
- We can do so much more with a community.
- The time to get started is now. There is no time like the present.
Eleanor Haglund is an MBA candidate at Columbia Business School and Founder and CEO of Aspire 360.
Aspire360 is a network for entrepreneurs that provides customized learning programs and facilitator-led, peer-to-peer community groups (Axioms) for founders to accelerate their professional development while running their business. Our clients are CEOs of early and growth-stage companies who need to build ongoing and lasting relationships with other like-minded leaders to solve tough problems together. After studying Creative Writing, Psychology and Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University, she founded two startups: one in the e-book publishing space and the other in the pharmaceutical space. She was an inaugural member of the Innovation Scholars Program in Project Olympus and has participated in two accelerator programs (Health Wildcatters and eLab NYC). She has won awards in several startup competitions, including the McGinnis Competition, the CMU Venture Challenge and Hack-a- Startup.
In college, she volunteered as an Emergency Medical Technician, responding to medical emergencies in the Pittsburgh area as a Crew Chief. She is also an avid reader and writer of two novels.
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