Ask any college student and they will all tell you how cool and fun it is to be an entrepreneur. Because of the Internet and social media, now more more than ever kids want to turn their idea into a viable business.
However there is a big problem that comes with having such young people start these companies because once they come up against some difficult times, they all want to hide under the covers and run away from their problems. This can cause for a major concern, especially when angel investors or venture capitalists are involved.
While it is admirable that so many young students think its a good idea to to start their own venture, it's also important that parents and teachers help these kids understand the importance of learning how to deal with hard times and adversity when they arise. If you are working with any youth who are looking to start a business, here are some inspiring quotes you can share with them.
It’s gonna get harder before it gets easier. But it will get better, you just gotta make it through the hard stuff first. - Unknown
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. – Og Mandino
Tough people are not born. They’re made when there’s no one there to dry their tears. - Unknown
Sometimes you face difficulties not because you’re doing something wrong but because you’re doing something right.
If you want something you never had, you have to do something you’ve never done. – Thomas Jefferson
The road to success begins with knowing what you need to know and why. ― Savania China
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. — Dale Carnegie
I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. — Frank Lloyd Wright
Success in life comes when you simply refuse to give up, with goals so strong that obstacles, failure, and loss only act as motivation.
I wish everyone well, but you need to focus on yourself. You need to stop putting your hand out. Everyone wants hand outs. Everyone wants things for free. You’ve got to put in the work. You’ve got to grind. You’ve got go through the struggle, and you’ve got to get it. –
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end. ― Roy T. Bennett
Published by Sara Jane