Penelope Trunk writes that she was there when the twin towers of the World Trade Center fell on Sept. 11, 2001, and that she found the experience taught her a lot about being a successful entrepreneur. In her post-traumatic-stress support group, she learned the skill of "reframing." Now, she writes, she sees 9/11 as opening opportunities for her career. She opened a business after the disaster and writes that setbacks are opportunities to build her resilience.

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