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Entrepreneur Mom's Smart Advice on Asking for Help is Something Every Working Mother Needs to Hear

Inger Ellen Nicolaisen with five of her kids

Inger with five of her kids. She has three biological children and 11 from an orphanage.

Courtesy of Inger Ellen Nicolaisen

I’m a self-made entrepreneur, and the founder of , one of Europe’s largest, leading hair salon chains. My journey to success was far from easy. I started from humble beginnings, and was raised in a small town in Norway, in a household where my father was an alcoholic.

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