Starting a business is tough. Keeping it going when the odds feel against you is even tougher.


When times get hard, take a second to remind yourself why you’re here.


We’ve collected some of our favourite quotes and moments of inspiration to remind us all that everyone needs a bit of a boost now and then.

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk...

In a world that's changing really quickly,

the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. 

Mark Zuckerberg


Find a passion area and make this your superpower.”

Paul Frampton


"The downs in life are as important as the ups,

it’s how you handle those downs that matters." 

Deborah Meaden


Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.

Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."

Helen Keller


"The only thing worse than starting something and failing ...

is not starting something."

Seth Godin


It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop. 



Your customers don't care about "Touchpoints";

they care about the journey."

David Edelman


"Be so good they can't ignore you." 

Steve Martin


"I knew that if I failed I wouldn't regret that,

but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying."

Jeff Bezos



"To be successful, you have to have your heart 

in your business, and your business in your heart."

Sr. Thomas Watson

“The best way to predict the future is to create it."

Peter Drucker


“The only real mistake is the one

from which we learn nothing.”

Henry Ford


Having an imperfection is not the end. Be you! 

Solomon Ian-Sangala


Got a quote that keeps you going? We’d love to hear it! Drop us a line or tweet us @asktheboss_UK 


Keep up the great work, founders :)


Antoniya x






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