At least, in the beginning, starting a business can be very stimulating. The fact that you’re motivated to overcome any obstacle and persistent in your efforts to do so helps you overcome any setbacks you encounter.
A lot of entrepreneurs lose their spark over time. Your struggles will change as your business grows and matures. Excitement can turn into drudgery.
We’re here to help if you’re feeling less motivated than when you first started. Motivational business quotes to keep you moving forward are provided. Use them judiciously, if you can.
Quotes to Reignite Your Passion
“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle
The lifestyle you want is not going to be handed to you. As an entrepreneur, you’re responsible for making your success a reality by taking action. Your accomplishments aren’t going to stop you from facing new challenges; they’re just going to make it a little easier. As a result, you can easily fall behind if you don’t take initiative.
“Instead of freaking out about these constraints, embrace them. Let them guide you. Constraints drive innovation and force focus. Instead of trying to remove them, use them to your advantage.” – 37 Signals (aka Basecamp)
Restrictions and setbacks can be beneficial in certain situations. In the absence of obstacles, you might never come up with a better idea. Under pressure, creativity thrives, so try not to avoid it. The more you lean into those constraints the more you’ll be able to achieve.
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“I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs
You’ll have plenty of chances to give up. Quitting will seem appealing when things start to fall apart or feel like you’ve lost motivation. If you were to give up, would you be at peace or would you be full of regret if you did so? Business and personal success depend on the ability to persevere in the face of adversity.
“Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” – Wayne Huizenga, founder of AutoNation
In a sense, this quote is a continuation of the one above. It takes a lot of hard work to make a business successful. Achieving success isn’t easy, but it’s not impossible. Who will invest in your business if you don’t?
“Try, fail, repeat.” – Yali Saar, CEO of Tailor Brands
Failing is a necessary part of life, according to psychologists. Instead of bringing you down, embrace failure. In the end, even if you fail 100 times and have to try again 101 times, you will succeed.
“If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michelle Ruiz,
journalist, and author of other people’s attempts to hold you back can sometimes dull the spark. Adversity from others can make it seem as if the world is against you. If you’re going to do something, you should do it regardless of what others say. In the end, their words will fade away, like raindrops in the rain, once you have achieved your goal.
“Remember why you started.” – Unknown
You’ll find it harder to stay focused on your passion the further you’ve come from the beginning. Ofttimes, entrepreneurs forget why they started their business, resulting in a sense of exhaustion. With the right attitude, you can rekindle your passion.
“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller,
Whatever your current level of motivation for the job may be, it will pass. Eventually, tough times will pass. In the long run, you’ll be much better off if you can keep your head up and keep moving forward. When you’ve slowed down, it’s hard to see.
“You never lose in business; either you win, or you learn.” – Melinda Emerson, business coach
As a result, you’ll be able to overcome setbacks and losses more easily. Initially, a failure or costly mistake can feel overwhelming. But don’t let it define your character! Rather than a fixed mindset, this quote shows the value of a growth mindset.
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“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred with dust and sweat; who strives valiantly, who errs and may fall again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming.” – Teddy Roosevelt
If you want to be successful, you have to be willing to put in a little blood, sweat, and tears to get there. Your success will feel more deserved and earned the more scars you have.
“In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don’t make mistakes.” – Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad
Experience is the best teacher, as they say. Let your mistakes guide you on a better path forward.