The Start-Up Feels

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Feeling low?

Feeling like you are going nowhere in life?

Feeling like you’ve dug yourself a hole so deep that there is no possible way to get out?

Weren’t feeling any of those things, but you are now after reading that intro?

Yeah beginning a startup can be hard at times and it’s understandable that at some points you feel like giving up.

Well have no fear…you will get through this.

I’m not going to give you a bunch of motivational quotes and tell you that it’s about the journey and not the destination…’cause that’s boring.

What I will tell you though is that super successful celebrities were at one point exactly where you are…maybe that will make you feel better…and if not, it was a fun way to kill time.

And plus it’s nice knowing sometimes these idolized people were once human.

SAMUEL L. JACKSON

He has 32 award wins and 78 nominations

BUT REMEMBER: He didn’t have his first movie role until he was 46

STEPHEN KING

Has succeeded in making it impossible to fall asleep at night by selling over 350 million copies of his novels

BUT REMEMBER: When he was 30 he was working as a custodian and living in a trailer

ALAN RICKMAN

Yes, one of the world’s most amazing wizards was pretty successful and holds such a magical place in our hearts

BUT REMEMBER: He didn’t follow his acting dreams until he was 42

JULIA CHILD

Had a movie based off of her, but more importantly was a famous chef who brought french cuisine to the american public

BUT REMEMBER: She didn’t release her first cookbook till she was 39, or have her first cooking show until she was 51

Oprah Winfrey

Amazing talk show host and philanthropist with a net worth of $3.2 billion

BUT REMEMBER: Before she was giving away cars and vacations she was fired from her first reporting job

J.K. ROWLING

Author of the world’s most famous children series (Harry Potter for those of you living under a rock)!

BUT REMEMBER: at age 28 she was a single mother living on state benefits

HARRISON FORD

Has worldwide fame for his movie roles as an actor and is an amazing producer

BUT REMEMBER: When he was 30 years old he was a carpenter

TINA FEY

An american actress, writer, and producer. Also one of the funniest women out there (I don’t want to hear any objections)

BUT REMEMBER: She was working at the YMCA at the age of 23

So while you might be feeling a little low and stressed out…just remember no one started out amazing, everyone had to work hard to get where they are at! So keep on going, your startup is going to be great.

You’re not alone. There are so many people out there in the same boat, struggling with their startups. Connect with them, gain motivation, and innovate! A great place to meet other hardworking entrepreneurs, freelancers, and start-ups are at your local coworking space. This is a great opportunity for you to collaborate with others and feed off the productivity and ultimately go from this

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