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Advice for the Entrepreneur: Lee’s Tip #270

03 Jul 2018 Lee's Tips,Seller Resources

The mean girls in school gave me fits for years. The male hallway bullies got me, too; I was a target. Here’s my tip: Don’t be among a bully’s followers — or one of their goons.

Dictionary definition of goon: “A bully or thug, especially one hired to terrorize or do away with opposition.” I have seen some online entrepreneurs who have allowed the evil part of junior high school back into their heads after they started following one of these online gurus/bullies.

At first, it’s exciting, especially if they choose you to be one of their goons. It’s OK to follow someone’s leadership because they have important information you need to grow your business, but ask yourself, “Is this the type of person around whom I want to base my life’s ethics and morals?” Bullies systematically attract and lure their goons.

Some of these goons often take over duties for these guys that include ganging up against the bully’s alleged enemies. Be careful if you find yourself slipping down the slippery slope toward being a mean girl or a hallway bully.

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