Episode from the podcastMind Your Own Business

Only Quit When You’re Done

Released Monday, 12th August 2019
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We are all defined by the mistakes we make in life. Arguably some of the greatest lessons we learn are as a result of the failures we make. Although I have made some colossal mistakes in my entrepreneurial journey, I have never quit. Losing a battle does not mean losing the war.

I believe the hard times we go through shape us and without them the good times wouldn’t feel nearly as special, both in business and in our personal lives. As Napoleon Hill once said: “Effort only realises its reward after a person refuses to quit.”

I attribute my resilience and my determination to succeed to some incredibly special people who helped to shape me when I was growing up. One was my mum and another was Geography teacher and rugby coach, Jelly Johnson, who believed in me and inspired me. The lessons he taught me, especially on the rugby field, have stayed with me to this day.

This episode is dedicated to all those who refuse to quit, who only decide to call it a day when all possible avenues are exhausted. If you started something and failed, don't get disheartened, look at the bigger picture. Pick yourself up and go again. Try not to become distracted from your journey because you’ve taken a knock. There is always another way to realise your dream.

Key Takeaways:

When should you give up on a project?
The lessons we learn and rewards we earn from hard work
Why it's okay to fail. In fact, why failure may well lead to success
The importance of kindness in business

Host: Lawrence Jones MBE [1]

Listening time: 30 mins

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