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You can undeniably learn a lot from a mentoring session. But how do you get access to some of the best thought leaders? The Secrets of a Self-Starter podcast that does exactly that. 

In this podcast, the Accelerator for Enterprising Women takes you behind the closed doors of mentoring sessions with inspirational self-starters like Sarah Davidson, Laura Henshaw, Hugh van Cuylenburg and more. Host Mim Rizvi facilitates conversations between these top performers and participants from the Accelerator for Enterprising Women Kickstarter Challenge. Be a fly on the wall and be inspired to turn your passion into a profession with real advice from real self-starters from a range of industries.


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Secrets of a Self-starter: Season 2, Episode 5 with Doug English.

Doug English joins the podcast and alongside host Mim Rizvi, Doug discusses with Alex Cannizzaro, the Founder of Platform Zero, where startups should channel their energy and why out-executing your competition is the golden-ticket to longevity.



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