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From Entrepreneur magazine, Problem Solvers features business owners and CEOs who went through a crippling business problem and came out the other side happy, wealthy, and growing. Host Jason Feifer, Entrepreneur's editor in chief, pulls these stories out so that other businesses can avoid the same hardships.
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He Said Yes Too Many Times, Then Learned to Say No
3 days ago
Entrepreneurs love to say yes—to new ideas, to new opportunities, and to new markets. But yes can be dangerous: The wrong yes will compound itself, stretching a company thin and clouding its sense of purpose. Hamilton Powell learned this the hard way: As he built his watch company Crown & Caliber, he said yes so often that he was soon working 100-hour weeks and burning out his employees. Then he hired a COO who trained as a drill sergeant—and everything changed. Here’s how Hamilton learned to say no.