Contributed by Jon Carder, the CEO and Chief Mojo of MojoPages.com.
- Never give up. Throughout my career I have missed payrolls, been behind on payments for every one of my credit cards and, at one point, had amassed more than $12,000 in overdraft fees at $20 each.
- Befriend well-networked people. Become close to well-networked people, and suddenly you will gain access to well-developed networks. I found my CFO, two key advisors and a primary investor from one well-networked lawyer. Return the favor and do whatever you can to help these people— a one-sided relationship won’t last.