little over a year ago, I said the fateful phrase that would dramatically change the trajectory of my career and life: “It’s time for me to leave…I want to start my own company.” And so began my entrepreneurial journey from leading one of the most well-known and successful companies in my industry to starting my own start-up baby from the ground floor. And to make the process even more challenging, I was leaving an industry that I’d spent a decade building my reputation, my brand, and most importantly, my qualifications…to start all over in a completely different marketplace to launch...

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