15 business quotes that every entrepreneur should read

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With the advancement of technology, now more than ever, many individuals are throwing up a website and going all in on their business idea. From opening up a store on Shopify or Etsy, or setting up a WordPress blog and selling their services as a coach or consultant, with technology making it so easy for anyone to throw their hat in the ring and call themselves a company, the barrier to entry is almost nothing at this point.

However, that does not mean that running a business has gotten much easier. In fact, quite the contrary as there is now more competition to deal with. But the biggest challenge most young entrepreneurs are facing is the fact that they are ill equipped to handle the pressures that come with running such an endeavor. The fact of the matter is that yes, technology has made it much easier for people to start a business. But it has done nothing to help people deal with the day to day struggles that come with this which is why more than half of all businesses fail in the first year.

In the end, the most successful entrepreneurs who make it to the black are those who understand how to overcome adversity and know what it takes to make a company viable: hard work. Yes it is true that you need a good idea and strategy to make your company successful. And you also need good people around you. But in the end, one of the most critical factors is an indomitable will and the drive and hunger to push through challenging times.

So if you want to ensure that you are one of those businesses that make it, make sure you have the right mindset in place. Here are 15 quotes that will help you through this journey:

Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture. – Lydia M. Child

 

If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time. - Steve Jobs

 

No matter how hard you work, someone else is working harder. Elon Musk

 

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence. Helen Keller

 

Positive thoughts lead to positive results. Maria V. Snyder

 

Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success. – Virat Kohli

 

I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come indirectly through accident, except the phonograph. No, when I have fully decided that a result is worth getting, I go about it, and make trial after trial, until it comes. - Thomas Edison

 

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. - Colin Powell

 

There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life. Alain de Botton

 

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill

 

Remember: Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. Rocky Balboa

 

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. Zig Ziglar

 

A sign of a hard worker is one who works without complaint. Sarah Price

 

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell

 

Success is not the absence of failure; it’s the persistence through failure. – Aisha Tyler

 

Source: Motivation Ping