Start, Love, Repeat: How to Stay in Love with Your Entrepreneur in a Crazy Start-up World

Start, Love, Repeat: How to Stay in Love with Your Entrepreneur in a Crazy Start-up World

by Dorcas Cheng-Tozun


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478920748
Publisher: Center Street
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 833,588
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Dorcas Cheng-Tozun is an award-winning writer, editor, and speaker. As a columnist for, she writes about the intersection of startup love with marriage, family, and well-being. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Christianity Today, BlogHer, the Unreasonable Institute blog, The Entrepreneurial Leader, and dozens of other publications in the U.S. and Asia. Dorcas and her entrepreneur husband, d.light co-founder Ned Tozun, have been married for twelve years and have one adorable hapa son.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Introduction xiii

Part I Market Research 1

Chapter 1 Meet the Entrepreneur 3

Chapter 2 Meet the Start-up 17

Chapter 3 The Entrepreneurial Life 32

Chapter 4 The Entrepreneurial Relationship 47

Part II Due Diligence 63

Chapter 5 Knowing Yourself and Your Partner 65

Chapter 6 Knowing Your Relationship 80

Chapter 7 Knowing Your Priorities 95

Chapter 8 Knowing Your Role 111

Part III Strategic Planning 125

Chapter 9 Developing Trust 127

Chapter 10 Maintaining Communication 141

Chapter 11 Setting Boundaries 155

Chapter 12 Staying Intimate 171

Part IV Building a Team 185

Chapter 13 Investing in Yourself 187

Chapter 14 Asking for Help 200

Chapter 15 Getting Involved-or Not 214

Part V Scaling Up 229

Chapter 16 Establishing Goals and Deadlines 231

Chapter 17 Sustaining the Entrepreneurial Life Together 245

Chapter 18 Growing with Your Entrepreneur 258

Part VI Exit 271

Chapter 19 Surviving Failure 273

Chapter 20 Surviving Success 287

Conclusion 301

Acknowledgments 309

Endnotes 311

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