50 Incredible Entrepreneur Secrets

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“Entrepreneur is just French for ‘Has Ideas, Does Them.'” – Alexis Ohanian (Reddit Founder)

 

50 Entrepreneurs Share Priceless Advice by Blockshelf

 

Can’t get in touch with billionaires like Mark Zuckerberg, then this video will help tremendously! I was told gathering helpful guidance from mentors in your field is the most effective way to lock in your success. I searched for that advice and assistance. Soon I saw this video by Blockshelf. It became a conversation between the greatest entrepreneurial minds of our decade. So if you are struggling, I’m sure these tips will help you overcome the obstacles that temporarily block your success.

 

1. Do something you are really passionate about and don’t chase what is the hot passion of the day – Jeff Bezos (Amazon)

 

2. Because the road is so hard that most people give up – Steve Jobs (Apple)

 

3. Do it, mistakes are part of the learning process. Don’t let people you respect, tell you that you can’t – Pierre Omidyar (eBay)

 

4. Ask What are you excited about in what you do and let it drive you – Michael Dell (Dell)

 

 

5. Work on things you know will make a big difference – Sergey Brin (Google)

 

6. Have an emotional investment in what you do – Biz Stone (Twitter)

 

7. If you know where and what you want to be, then you must hang around people that are and have done it already – Gary Vaynerchuk (Wine Library)

 

8. Question a lot of things and don’t answer with, ‘That’s the way its always been.” Find better – Daniel Elk (Spotify)

 

9. Ask ‘What problem am I solving and how did I benefit society today?’ – Kevin Rose (Digg)

 

10. Exercise your idea muscle; constantly think of new ideas everyday – James Altucher (Stockpickr)

 

11. But the world could care less of you idea. So persuade the world you are the one to do it – Robert Greene (author)

 

12. If you believe enough, you will succeed, because others will believe enough as well and help your vision without realizing it. You need people to believe before they see it – Guy Kawasaki (Apple)

 

13. Do it for fun first so you will think and get better – Steve Wozniak (Apple)

 

14. Be in a business without limits, one that can always grow – Mark Cuban (Cyberdust)

 

15. Sound crazy, but be right – Sam Altman (Y Combinator)

 

16. When you try to do something meaningful, you will have a gut feeling, ‘Is this right?’ If you are not having doubt, you are not pushing the boundaries for enough – Tony Fadell (Nest)

 

17. Don’t think about fast growth, because it will happen if what you do is super meaningful – Diannne Ringlemann (Indiegogo)

 

18. Know your ‘why.’ Money is a result, not a why. Why does your organization exist – Simon Sinek (author of Start With Why)

 

19. Invest in the story around your business, not just the business – Seth Godin (Tribes)

 

20. Do you feel good about what you do if no check was involved – Ev Williams (Twitter)

 

21. Share you idea to get feedback on it – Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn)

 

22. Get the idea out of your head and into a tangible form. Execute and build a team around your idea – Jack Dorsey (Twitter)

 

23. Find team drawn to your idea so they can do things you can’t – Kevin Systrom (Instagram)

 

24. AskWhen that customer came to the door, did I solve their problem? Drew Houston (Dropbox)

 

25. Experiment your idea to one person, then a group, then scale out – Brain Chesky (Airbnb)

 

26. Go after small markets and overtake them quickly – Peter Thiel (PayPal)

 

27. Constantly seek criticism  – Elon Musk (Tesla)

 

28. Utilize an online community to do so – Alan Schaef (Imqur)

 

29. And ask everyone’s opinion like waiters and cashiers – Chris Sacca (LOWERCASE Capital)

 

30. Make something people want, not what you think they want – Paul Graham (Y Combinator)

 

31. Don’t listen to the little man – Dennis Crowley (Foursquare)

 

32. Test throughout the process, not just a finished product – Eric Ries (author of The Lean Startup)

 

33. Ask ‘What is the smallest test run I can do to ensure it works?’ – Leah Busque (Task Rabbit)

 

34. Have an ‘I’m going to change the world’ ambition – Anthony Casalena (Squarespace)

 

35. Do exceptional things for you users/customers – Alexis Ohanian (Reddit)

 

36. Focus on teaching – Jason Fried (Basecamp)

 

 

37. Realize you can’t do everything, and even if you can, you shouldn’t – Palmer Luckey (Oculus Rift)

 

38. Find a great partner no matter what: High Intelligence + High Energy + High Integrity and don’t compromise on the 3 because you’ll have a smart, hardworking crook – Naval Ravikant (Angellist)

 

39. Define your goals – Ben Silberman (Pinterest)

 

40. Have core values and hire around them without compromise – Tony Hsieh (Zappos)

 

41. Values are principles you religiously adhere to in your company – Andrew Mason (Groupon)

 

42. A company is a group of people. You must listen, motivate, and praise when doing good like flowers who will flourish – Richard Brandon (Virgin Mobile)

 

43. As leader, be an assistant to them. Make sure your team has everything they need to kick butt, if not, then you have no business leading – Alex Ljung (Soundcloud)

 

44. Be okay with the external affecting the outcome of your company – Justin Kan (Justin.tv)

 

45. Be flexible and open minded to things – Jessica Livingston (Y Combinator)

 

46. Don’t avoid mistakes. Don’t quit; just learn from them quickly – Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)

 

47. Have courage AND genius traits – Marc Andreessen (Andreessen Horowitz)

 

48. Grind and do the hard parts – Dustin Moskovitz (Facebook)

 

49. Be pragmatically pessimistic (understanding what could go wrong) – Tim Ferris (author of The 4 Hour Work Week)

 

50. Take care of your mental and physical health because it is a long road – Emmett Shear (Twitch)

 

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Seth Tubre is the Founder of The Success Owl. He is dedicated to success and helping others achieve success as well. He aims to assist by sharing what he has read and experienced.

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