Why Entrepreneurs Need Great Cheerleaders - Audrey Parker

In Chapter 7 of 21 in her 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, entrepreneur Audrey Parker answers "Why is It Important for an Entrepreneur to Have Great Cheerleaders?" Parker notes having optimistic and supportive cheerleaders are there to remind you who you are. She notes entrepreneurial business can be a roller coaster and having people around you supporting you provide the calming presence that have helped Parker get through difficult times. Parker is currently on a one-year sabbatical. Parker co-founded CLEAResult, an energy management consulting firm. In 2010, CLEAResult ranked #144 in the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies. In late 2010, CLEAResult was sold to General Catalyst Partners. Parker graduated from Wake Forest University.