33 Inspiring Quotes About Achieving Your Dreams as an Entrepreneur
True, being an entrepreneur can be exhausting, lonely, frustrating and terrifying. But it's worth every drop of blood, sweat and tears when you are pursuing your passion and turning your dream into a reality.
In an ongoing series called Real Entrepreneurs, we pick the brains of founders and leaders about what it is like to have every decision big and small rest on their shoulders and have compiled their thoughts on what it takes to succeed on the long, sometimes crazy journey of an entrepreneur.
"In business, the only thing that is more important than the number is the person."
"The reality is there's an element of risk and luck in anything that you do. But I find that with disciplined risk, you're either winning and succeeding or you're learning. And that's really the foundation to evolving and growing as a business."
"Being an entrepreneur means one word: freedom. I have the ability to chart my own course and pursue what I'm passionate about."
"I know that I've got to do my job better and harder than anyone in that building so that everyone there can take care of their families. And that's one of the coolest feelings for me."
"The word to me is synonymous with ‘hustler.’ As an entrepreneur, you cannot be afraid to put yourself and your ideas out there and figure out how to give them life."
"There is joy in the sheer pursuit of our potential — knowing that we are really 'going for it,' working with a sense of urgency, stretching and being fulfilled by our achievements."
"Most successful people reflect daily. It gives our brain a chance to pause the chaos with conscious thought of our previous actions and to hopefully derive meaning/learning from those moments! But only if you're honest with yourself!"
Mario Armstrong, serial entrepreneur and host of The Never Settle Show