Some people feel scared about starting a business, while some have good ideas but aren’t motivated enough, and many end up starting it the wrong way.
These quotes would tell you a lot about starting your own business.
1. “The best reason to start an organisation is to make meaning; to create a product or service to make the world a better place. — Guy Kawasaki
2. “Patience, drive, and very little fear.” —Jake Nickell, the owner of Threadless.com, describing what it takes to start a company
3. “The problem is that many entrepreneurs start with good intentions to create a new mindset system but then slack off. The solution is to make that system part of your daily routine.” —Lisa A. Mininni
4. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” —Steve Jobs
5. “Openly share and talk to people about your idea. Use their lack of interest or doubt to fuel your motivation to make it happen.” —Todd Garland
6. “When the need to succeed is as bad as the need to breathe, then you’ll be successful.” —Eric Thomas
7. There is only one boss: the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company, from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” —Sam Walton
8. “What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: Know your product better than anyone. Know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.” —Dave Thomas
9. “Starting your own business is like riding a roller coaster. There are highs and lows, and every turn you take is another twist. The lows are really low, but the highs can be really high. You have to be strong, keep your stomach tight, and ride along with the roller coaster that you started.” —Lindsay Manseau
10. “Whatever you do, be different. That was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.” —Anita Roddick
11. “The very first company I started failed with a great bang. The second one failed a little bit less, but still failed. The third one, you know, proper failed, but it was kind of OK. I recovered quickly. Number four almost didn’t fail. It still didn’t really feel great, but it did OK. Number five was PayPal.” —Max Levchin