As a small business owner, you may have any number of aspirations. Maybe you want to just stay small and lean, at the helm of a business that supports your lifestyle and nothing more. Or perhaps you see yourself on a mission to take your company from a small business to a major player in your space.
Regardless, everyone needs a little guidance and inspiration, and who better to give it than the people at the forefront of American entrepreneurship? What makes these people the perfect role models isn’t that they’ve achieved the most dizzying heights of success. It’s that they’ve overcome tremendous hardships and crippling failures to get where they are.
As a small business owner, you’re going to have your ups and downs throughout your time building a product, branding your business and finding new ways to grow. No matter where you are on that continuum, you can use these quotes to get your bearings and take the inspiration you need to press forward and help your business succeed.
“Customers won’t care about any particular technology unless it solves a particular problem in a superior way. And if you can’t monopolize a unique solution for a small market, you’ll be stuck with vicious competition.”