“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” –Michael Jordan, NBA Legendary Basketball MVP
Every successful personality has succeeded because they failed time and again. Failure has become their best teacher.
“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” –Nolan Bushnell, Entrepreneur
Every entrepreneurial’s journey starts somewhere with inspiration. They are entrepreneurs today because all of them have experienced that moment – the moment of an epiphany, the moment of getting fired, the moment of being desperate, the moment of getting fed up and the moment of being lucky enough to have the right mentor – that inspired them to someday become an entrepreneur, a successful one!
Here we are sharing five inspirational videos regarding startups from entrepreneurs. See if you recognize yourself in the story behind these videos.
- Inspiration to succeed
Do not wait for the perfect time to do something. Instead create the perfect time!
- How to get your ideas to spread
In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.
- How Great leaders inspire action
Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers — and as a counterpoint Tivo, which appeared to be struggling.
- Your body language shapes who you are!
Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.
- Enjoy what you do!
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” –Steve Jobs, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, Apple
“User experience is everything. It always has been, but it’s undervalued and underinvested in. If you don’t know user-centered design, study it. Hire people who know it. Obsess over it. Live and breathe it. Get your whole company on board.” –Evan Williams, Co-Founder, Twitter
Hope this article helped you to boost your self-esteem and if you were waiting for the perfect time to seize this opportunity, the time is now.
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