Whether you are just starting your entrepreneurial journey or you have many years of experience you can’t beat powerful advice from other successful entrepreneurs. We asked 15 entrepreneurs for one piece of advice for other business owners and the results are fantastic.
Get ready to start 2022 with the help of these wise words.
Get very clear on your values. When you get lost, this will bring you back to your ‘why’.
Founder – White Orchid Insights
I think that for startups and new companies collaboration and team effort is everything hence I would like to add a quote to my quote from an African Proverb: If you want to reach fast, walk alone, if you want to reach far, walk together – This is your journey.
CEO – Jet Luxe
Excelling is a mindset so be purposeful in your thoughts. Remember, passion, hard work, grit, and positivity are key characteristics for any successful entrepreneur.
Co-owner, Founde, CEO – UAS Aero
Don’t forget to play – it’s the most engaging and fulfilling way to research, have fun and test the boundaries of life. Laughter is medicine. Play is not a luxury, it is a necessity.
Women’s Leadership Coach, Founder – Pivot Point
Communicate with your team and empower them through systems and structures. The days of top-down management are long over.
Founder – 375 Chicken N Fries
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, teamwork and learning from challenges. Success is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.
President – Sino Jet
To grow and succeed we must learn from our actions or inactions daily, spending quality time each morning reviewing yesterdays susses and failures, will focus the mind on improving. As long as you improve as an individual or a company each day, success will come. Never accept todays results as success as tomorrow can be better.
CEO – Private Jet Central
Integrity in your values is everything. Trends will come and go, but belief in high quality, consistency in standards and attention to detail will always go far and set you apart from the rest. That combined with a real connection with your client/customer helps to build a journey that seals longevity, as well securing the true passion of what you do.
Co-Founder – Brune Blonde
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Be prepared to make difficult decisions, face failures head on, and constantly educate yourself even when you’re ahead of the game. Your business is your baby – be attentive, listen to advice, but inevitably do what you feel in your heart is right.
Co-Founder – Defin8 Fitness
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You may feel like you’re not good enough at times because of someone else’s perception. Be confident in the fact that no one knows your brand more than you. Stay true to why you started in the first place, don’t doubt your abilities, truly listen to your gut, and I promise – you’ll succeed at whatever you’re passionate about.
Founder, CEO – Natasha Moor Cosmetics
Dare to be different, think about scalability, manage cash, and surround yourself with amazing people.
CEO – EcoMatcher
Nothing is rocket science except for rocket science. Whatever it is, there is an answer, and you’ll figure it out!
Founder – Lapidary Limited
Be on the pulse of what your customers needs are before they look for it. Challenge yourself to think outside the box, and always be kind to your team and everyone around you.
Founder – PrincessBrows, High Society Skin Clinic, Glowagen and GEL Lashes
Creating a meaningful business takes dedication, time and a whole lot of passion! Always remember to stay true and authentic to your mission – your why and what you are solving. That passion and authenticity will automatically garner a loyal client base.
Founder – Malabar Baby
One thing my father always said, is that people do business with people that they like. At the end of the day relationship building is the most important foundation of any business.