Starting a new business is a daunting and challenging task. That’s why some people are stuck analyzing, planning, and thinking instead of just starting and building. Here are five quotes that will give you the motivation to finally get started and turn your ideas into reality.
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
— Arthur Ashe
Most people are stuck because they keep on waiting for the “right” moment, investing in the “perfect” tool and resources, and learning new skills before they get started in business. Based on my personal experience, there’s no such thing as the “right” moment to start a business and you can always use whatever tools and resources you have, using the skills that you already know.
Entrepreneurship is about taking actions and learning as you build your business.
Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.
— Lesley Ann Warren
And that’s also the path to finally starting your business. If your instinct is telling you that your idea has a chance, go for it. And right from the start, always follow your heart. Don’t start a business just to make a buck. Make sure that your business idea can actually provide real-world value that will make you work hard every single day of your life.
You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
— Zig Ziglar
Want to become one of the greats of the business world? Start. Want to improve your business skills? Start. Want to gain experience managing your own business? Start. Just do it.
If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.
— Dolly Parton
A business is a means to solve a problem. If you are unhappy with a particular product or service, start a business that offers a better one. If you are unhappy with your life doing something you dislike just to get by, start a business you are passionate about and learn how to monetize it. By all means, if you are unhappy with the old and the current, start making the new.
I stopped thinking; I just go out, and everything is in the moment. I just stop thinking and start moving – you just gotta be you.
— Lil Uzi Vert
Don’t overthink things. It’s fine to look up to the greats, but don’t make the mistake of living someone else’s life. Stop overthinking, go out there, be yourself, and start moving.
We are wired to fear the unknown. Most people are afraid to start their own businesses because they fear failure. Most people are paralyzed because they are unsure whether or not they will succeed. Use the quotes you just read to motivate yourself to finally take action.