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Learn more, including about available controls: Cookies Policy.Just seven years ago, Blake Mycoskie was selling Toms shoes out of his apartment. But since then, the canvas shoes have become ubiquitous, and Toms has turned into a global brand not just for shoes, but also for eyewear and now, Mycoskie has launched Toms coffee.Don't choose entrepreneurship as a career: Mycoskie says it's a big mistake to get caught up on the idea of entrepreneurship as a career.
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Toms is known for its one-for-one concept: Buy one pair of shoes and Toms will give a pair to a person in need.
Toms' coffee will also have a charitable bent: Every bag of beans gets someone one week (140 liters) of clean water in Guatemala, Honduras, Malawi, Peru and Rwanda — the same countries that house the coffee plantations.
"It takes time to raise money or prove your concept and generate revenue and profits," says Mycoskie.
"It's not for the faint of heart." Case in point: Toms lost money for the first three years after it opened.
"Find your passion about changing or doing something where the only way you can do that is to start a business." Have a clear purpose in mind before you venture out into the scary world of startups.3.