Every small business owner has those days when it’d be a lot easier to just throw in the towel and go to work for someone else. When you’re ready to walk away from your dream business because it feels like nothing but obstacles standing in your way.
Before you do that, before you decide to give up the life of entrepreneurship and go to work for “the man,” here are a few success quotes that may change your mind. In fact these are pearls of wisdom every small business owner really needs to hear:
Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” ~ Dwayne Johnson
Instead of trying so hard to do huge things when growing your business, focus instead on the little things you can do over and over again that will provide positive results. In the end, it is consistency (despite the odds) that will get you where you want to go.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
Every step you take is leading you in the right direction. Continue to try to take steps forward and you’ll ultimately reach your goal.
As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.” ~ Erin Cummings
We are each responsible for our own success. So, if you tend to find every reason why other people or situations are preventing you from doing what you want in your business, maybe it’s time to remind yourself that it’s up to you to figure out how to make things work. And you will.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” ~ Helen Keller
You will always face difficulties in business. Yet, if you approach them with a positive attitude, it makes them much easier to overcome. Having this type of approach also serves to inspire others to do the same so they can do great things too.
If you want to succeed, you should strike out on new paths rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.” ~ John D. Rockefeller
There isn’t just one path to success. So, if something you’re doing isn’t working, try something else. Failure is only a certainty when you quit trying.
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.” ~ Zig Ziglar
In order to be a true success, you also have to be true to yourself. Stick to your personal values and never give in or what you achieve isn’t really success at all.
Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failure behind and start over again.” Bob Feller
If you’re having a bad day, don’t let it get you down because tomorrow is a new opportunity to try again. A new opportunity to create the business of your dreams.