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Starting a Business, from the Ground Up

By Kara Miller

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Start-up founders often find themselves in empty offices, like this one -- with lots of possibilites and challenges ahead (nvivo.es, 5gig via Flickr).

Founding a business is tough. But what may be tougher is keeping that business going. How do you prevent the leadership of a company from becoming distant? What happens when money — sometimes, lots of money — enters the equation?

First, we talk to a few local entrepreneurs trying their hand at the business world: trying to come up with the next great idea, encountering money problems, and sometimes getting a little help from Oprah...

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Each week, Kara Miller talks to Boston's most innovative thinkers, examining new ideas and potential solutions to today’s many challenges. Topics range from education to health care to green energy. Join us on Saturdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m.

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As a radio host, Kara Miller has interviewed thinkers from E.J. Dionne to Howard Gardner, Deepak Chopra to Lani Guinier. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV's "Beat the Press," as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, and The International Herald Tribune.

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