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Emotions Are The Secret To Entrepreneurial Success

Emotions Are The Secret To Entrepreneurial Success

Emotions Are The Secret To Entrepreneurial Success

Emotions are what drive the entrepreneur to make their dreams into reality.

Yes, logic steers the business—entrepreneurship requires a full embrace of data, metrics, and brutal honesty.

But raw reasoning doesn’t sustain you through seasons of hardship and doubt. Far from it—the numbers may actually lead you to quit prematurely.

Instead what sustains them is emotion.

Think about what’s sustained you through your most difficult challenges. Was it a spreadsheet full of formulas predicting your odds of success? Or was it clinging to the things that matter?

That’s what creates uncommon success—emotion based tenacity to hold on, comeback, and win, regardless of the odds.

And note this well—starting a business that doesn’t inspire you, one without a mission or vision, simply won’t generate that emotion.

Far better to commit yourself to an outfield idea you believe in than a safe idea that bores you.

What inspires you? What do you want to change? What’s a skill that gets you in the zone? Those are all signposts pointing you towards a business that you can sustain through whatever life throws your way.