Launching a new venture and seeing your idea come to fruition can be one of the most exciting adventures you ever embark on. With today’s new innovations and advancements in technology, it is one of the most exciting times to be alive as an entrepreneur. However, just because starting a company has become much easier than it was fifty years ago does not mean it does not come with its set of challenges.
As many young entrepreneurs enter the big stage, some are still falling short in understanding what it takes to see their vision become a reality. While skills such as coding and outsourcing solving many of the challenges entrepreneurs have faced in the past, some still persist no matter how advanced we have become.
Things like problem solving, relationship building, overcoming adversity, having courage, staying disciplined, and so on are still critical factors that must be developed if one wants to make it in this new global economy. One of the biggest obstacles that some young startups face is remaining focused and motivated when hard times present themselves. When this time comes, it is important that one finds a way to keep their mind sharp and to remain inspired otherwise it is quite easy to allow stress and feeling overwhelmed to take over.
With that in mind, here are some inspiring words to keep you on your path when you might otherwise want to give up:
You have to be at your strongest when you’re feeling at your weakest.
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. - Napoleon Hill
When you can’t control what’s happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what’s happening. That’s where your power is!
Strength isn’t about how much you can handle before you break. It’s about how much you can endure after you’ve been broken.
When you fear your struggles, your struggles consume you. When you face your struggles, you overcome them.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. ― Dale Carnegie
Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it. – Joel Osteen
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
Sometimes the bravest thing you can do is to keep going when you really feel like giving up.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there. – Zig Ziglar
It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you implement that effort into your life… every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs. Keep going, remember why you started. - Jillian Michaels