American women are raised in a culture that encourages them to please everyone else, so women who are entrepreneurs need to be careful that tendency does not affect their bottom line, writes business coach Suzy Girard-Ruttenberg. Offering five tips to gauge whether a woman is debilitating her business by catering to others, Girard-Ruttenberg asks: Are you a crutch for employees, do you have to ask for updates, do you counsel employees about personal issues, do your employees justify what they are paid through productivity and do you pay your workers more than yourself?

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