Starting a business can be a rollercoaster of emotions. Mainly at an early stage of development where entrepreneurs need to raise funds, get customers, improve the product, and develop partnerships or pilots. Sometimes we seem to go through stupendous heights, other times through extreme and difficult descents.
But in these tough times it's always good to get some inspiration and connect with bigger minds - people who've been in the shoes of an entrepreneur, who've taken drastic descents, but have grabbed the challenges and won them.
Today we would like to share with you 6 of our favorite quotes, so that you never lack inspiration and motivation to continue your journey.
1. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” - Walt Disney
✓ Takeaway: There will always be obstacles before you reach your dreams. There will always be risks, insecurities, fears... What determines a true entrepreneur is the courage to persist and pursue their dreams.
"Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary." - Steve Jobs
✓ Takeaway: Do you know someone who wasn't destined to live someone else's dream? Or do you identify yourself with this idea? This quote is for those who dream of building something of their own but for some reason still live trapped by dogma. For these people, a word of advice: follow your intuition, have courage and you will see that great things will come for you in the future.
“Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.” - Oprah Winfrey
✓ Takeaway: If you're significant in your field the results will come, whether it's sales, followers, or whatever KPI you define to measure your success. So, trust your journey.