Starting, building, growing a business… is an exercise in personal development.
Growing a business tests you in so many ways. It tests your self-discipline, your intelligence, your communication skills, your focus, and so much more.
The real world of business can be very unforgiving. It’s a world where success is rewarded and mistakes are not forgotten.
So, what is the benefit in that? It keeps you honest.
I’ve learned that you cannot settle for weakness, you cannot be unwilling to do the work, you cannot pursue bad ideas, and you have to invest time and money in your continued education… or your business will fail.
Some people can’t handle the pressure of running their own business. The risk of failure becomes a serious issue. I’ve learned that risk helps you grow and it makes you stronger.
An entrepreneur who fears risk is like a swimmer who’s afraid of water.