Speaking at a conference on entrepreneurship in Ottawa and spending some time with a lot of amazing people. Young and old. I asked the group what they have learned being a creator of business, what would they tell someone who is only considering being self-employed?
Here is what one amazing 21 year old artist told me…
“If you believe in what you are doing, don’t worry about the failures and the detractors. If you work hard and never give up, you will succeed.”
How many of us give up at the first sign of diversity? The first wrong turn, or the first put down? The answer is too many!
So take some and recommit to the dreams and goals you have. I believe in you. Remember the only true failure is one you don’t learn from.