Trust Your Mentors, and Your Gut

Trust Your Mentors, and Your Gut
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Published: August 27, 2019
Updated: September 20, 2019
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Bernette Dawson named her line of skin care products "Made Organics," which stands for "Mother Approved Daily Essentials." The idea for the business was born after Dawson's son developed a skin condition and Dawson wanted only gentle, quality ingredients to treat it. But her business also needed a little mothering from mentors as it got off the ground. She received indispensable advice from (WIN) Lab, a business accelerator based at Babson College. In this interview with's Kim Eddleston, Dawson talks about her early experiences launching her company, when to lean on mentors and when to trust your own instincts.

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Kimberly Eddleston
Kimberly Eddleston
Schulze Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship / D'Amore-McKim School of Business / Northeastern University
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DOI: 10.32617/432-5d655246adbdc
Eddleston, Kimberly. "Trust Your Mentors, and Your Gut." 27 Aug. 2019. Web 22 Jun. 2024 <>.
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