Starting your business is like planting a seed. First, you have to invest your time and money. Then, you must take care of it while expecting nothing in return. But when your startup starts to grow, it makes all the patience and hard work worthwhile.
However, like seed, many startups fail to grow and many die one-to-three years after launch. While there are many factors leading to the failure of a startup, one of the reasons is the lack of expert advice founders may need to receive.
Here are 10 pieces of startup advice from seasoned entrepreneurs to help you propel your businesses in the right direction and stay motivated when you need it the most.
- “You have to see failure as the beginning and the middle, but never entertain it as an end.”-Jessica Herrin, founder and CEO of Stella & Dot