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Hustlers Gonna Hustle: In Praise of Scrappy Entrepreneurs

Robyn Stegman

In many communities “hustlers” are defined as people who make a living doing something illegal but I define them as the ultimate go-getters. I think of hustlers as the people who are selling bottles of water at the side of the road, snowballs on a hot day, or candy in a school cafeteria. It’s the building blocks of entrepreneurship. Just like the food truck boom has made it easier for people to start their own culinary enterprises, a hustler boom might allow us to take retail to the streets.

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  • Sharon Lipinski

    I loved this article! I'll never look at a hustler the same way.