Best 18 Quotes & Tweets on Entrepreneurship

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1

Entrepreneurship is a personal growth engine disguised as a business pursuit.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

2

Entrepreneurship is so growth-inducing because it forces you to take full responsibility for your own results.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

3

If you’ve been leading people in an organization for more than a year or two and you know how to do their job better than them, you’re the problem.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

4

The best product people I know are truth seekers. They overcome their own ego, politics within their organization, and personal biases — and they build what customers actually want. Truth is the hardest thing to achieve when building products. Seek truth.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj

5

How to build a good business: Build an awful business. How to write well: Write terribly. How to sell well: Sell badly. If you won’t tolerate bad, you can't get good.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

6

Your ability to clearly imagine the world not how it is today but how it could be is the greatest entrepreneurial skill.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

7

It’s one thing to study entrepreneurship, and another to live the entrepreneurs life.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

8

Every great entrepreneur is tormented by the scarcity of time.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

9

Leaked emails will teach you more about business than most business books

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

10

The most underrated personality trait in tech is patience. * We want products to ship faster to acquire more customers. * We want portfolio companies to succeed faster to return capital to LP's. * We want to get promoted faster to keep up with friends & peers. Be patient.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj

11

The gulf between the perception of what it's like to be an entrepreneur & what it's actually like to be an entrepreneur couldn't be larger.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

12

My favorite product leaders are people who have strong opinions and zero ego. So hard to find.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj

13

When you're pitching investors, make sure to: 1. Be honest about your metrics. 2. Sound excited about your product. 3. Explain your revenue model. 4. Understand your acquisition costs. 5. Know why you're raising money.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj

14

The best books to help you as a founder are not related to running a business.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

15

At the end of the day, we're all trying to win. * Resist the urge to speak poorly about competition. * Listen to product ideas from unheard voices and be known as someone who gives thoughtful feedback. * Congratulate other product teams when they do something you admire.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj

16

3) As an industry, tech is very casual. This casualness means that people who act like professionals stand out even more. Strive for that.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj

17

The best entrepreneurs have enough confidence to admit when their intuition is wrong. They're self aware and know when to move on.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj

18

Almost every "startup studio" model has failed to produce notable companies. Reinforces the importance of focus and conviction.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj