“The man with grit and will may be poor today and wealthy in a few years; will power is a better asset than money; Will will carry you over chasms of failure, if you but give it the chance.” - THERON Q. DUMONT
In any aspect of life, just like in business and entrepreneurship, those who are inspired are among the successful lot. Of course, some say it's better to be smart that being inspired or that success is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration, but, all things being equal, an inspired and willing person perseveres through challenges and gets ahead of the rest.
Many times setting up a small business is easy, but running them successfully is very difficult. There are increasing numbers of small businesses every year, however, statistics reveal that many of newly formed small business do not run into second year as they collapse. Although the major causes for this collapse are poor money management and poor resource management there is one another cause – poor support. A successfully running small business need plenty of support; support as money, as systems, as workforce, as time and as plans.
People who entered the world of entrepreneurship just merely have determination and enormous ambitions are quite remarkable - much more the moment they achieved success. I think many of us have seen successful people who have reached the top but from their humble beginnings they have encountered many obstacles. However, because of their will power, they have overcome those difficulties. The more amazing stories of entrepreneurship are about those persons who didn't come from rich families, but still made it to the top and are now earning more than they expected. Just like Albin Nucup, 24 years old, owner of four fruit and vegetable stores. He came from a low profile family in Porac, Pampanga. He was the second eldest child, times were always tough and scarcity but it’s a common experience as he was growing up. Albin is only a high school graduate and he was not able to...