Failure is necessary for success. Every entrepreneur will struggle to raise money, build a team, make an amazing product and acquire customers. They may be cheated, sued, lied to and fooled. Their lives can easily become overwhelmed with challenges and the thought of giving up may consume them.
“Show me a person who never made a mistake, and I will show you a person who never did anything.” – William Rosenberg, Founder of Dunkin’ Donuts
Rather than become weighed down by them, these barriers and setbacks should be seen as challenges or opportunities for growth and development. Entrepreneurs should confront obstacles with determination and openness rather than fear. It is only through perseverance and determination that an entrepreneur can succeed.
On you marks. Get set. Go.