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Living Out Loud

Mentorship Can Kill Your Chances of Being Successful

I got scammed.

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“This isn’t going to work out! You’re not ready! Bye!”

Ladies and gentlemen, meet my mentor.

Scratch that. Ex-mentor.

I decided on a whim that I wanted to become a successful entrepreneur when I grew up (whatever that means). YouTube infatuated me with mountains of videos…

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Khadejah

I write about life lessons, writing, social justice, and productivity. New articles published daily. Get my free writing habit guide here: https://samurain

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