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3 Contestants From The Bachelorette Taught My Students an Important Lesson About Entrepreneurship

You don’t need chiseled abs and a jawline that can cut glass to succeed in startups

Image courtesy the author, who didn’t realize how short he was until posing with three realty TV heartthrobs.

Three former contestants from ABC’s The Bachelorette had tickets to a recent Duke basketball game, and, to kill some time earlier in the day, they were wandering…




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Aaron Dinin, PhD

Aaron Dinin, PhD

I teach entrepreneurship at Duke. Software Engineer. PhD in English. I write about the mistakes entrepreneurs make since I’ve made plenty. More @

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