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How do you keep your Spirits Up as an Entrepreneur?

Ryan O'BlenessRyan O'Bleness Birmingham, Mich. Posts: 679administrator Site Admin
edited May 8 in Well-Being (New)
The world of entrepreneurship offers a lot of highs and a lot of lows. Most startups fail, and the road to success is a long, and often lonely endeavor. 

As an entrepreneur, when things aren't going well, how do you keep your spirits up? What do you do to boost morale for you and your team? How much of a role does passion play into your drive to start or maintain a successful business? 

Let us know. 
Ryan O'Bleness
Community Moderator
StartupNation, LLC

Best Answers

  • Ryan O'BlenessRyan O'Bleness Birmingham, Mich. Posts: 679administrator Site Admin
    edited May 9 Accepted Answer
    Thank you, @Steffi Dsouza! Attitude and mindset, and the willingness to work untraditional hours and pour everything you have into your endeavor, is truly key for launching and running a successful business. 
    Ryan O'Bleness
    Community Moderator
    StartupNation, LLC
  • Ryan O'BlenessRyan O'Bleness Birmingham, Mich. Posts: 679administrator Site Admin
    edited June 9 Accepted Answer
    I think the failure aspect is an underrated point, @Levi Leyba, MBA. It's so easy to feel defeated when you fail or something doesn't go your way. It makes quitting seem like an easy thing to do. But even the most successful entrepreneurs have failed at some point. A big part of entrepreneurship, as you point out, is to learn from your mistakes and from those around you to perfect your venture. Perseverance is key. 
    Ryan O'Bleness
    Community Moderator
    StartupNation, LLC
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