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Great Mantras for Entrepreneurs


Sometimes as an entrepreneur, it’s all you can do to make it through the day, and the pressure of what you’ve taken on can weigh on you. In those moments, it can help to have some way to center yourself, something that can serve as a reminder that you can do this big thing you’ve taken on.

We’re talking about having a mantra, a little motivational phrase you can repeat to yourself when challenges come your way that can help keep you moving forward. It doesn’t have to be business related (“Always be closing”) or even be something anyone else knows about; it can just be your little driver.

Mantras are a great way to start the day and can help keep your mind on what’s important when the world is pulling it in a million directions. If you’re interested and in the market for a mantra, here are some we love.


Motivators to Remember

  • “Be so good they can’t ignore you.”—Steve Martin

Coming from a man who has been so good at so many things—from SNL to the big screen and even to big bluegrass success—you know there’s good reason to hold onto it. Do your best, work hard and do everything you can to show everyone paying attention how good you are.

  • “The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.”—John D. Rockefeller

If you shorten this one to simply, “Do the common uncommonly well,” we won’t blame you. It’s a good reminder that a lot of what drives and creates success is finding what you’re good at and finding ways to set yourself apart with that.

  • “Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.”

This one doesn’t have a big celebrity name behind it, but it’s a great one. As the old country song says, life “never promised you a rose garden,” and there will be challenging days. After all, it’s the person out front who catches a lot of what’s thrown at a group. Just remember you’re stronger than those days and you can do this.

  • “It is what it is, but it will be what you make it.”—Coach Pat Summitt

The woman who held the title of the winningest coach in college basketball knew a thing or two about motivation. She pushed generations of young athletes to heights they never knew they could reach. Let her words do the same for you as they remind you the world is what you create.

Evergreen Franchise Advisors is here to support you as you take your first steps into entrepreneurship and can help you find the perfect opportunity for your interests and abilities. If you’re ready to make your move, schedule your free consultation today!


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