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Moxie: Small Business Success and Making Your Own Luck

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What makes the fires of success take hold from the spark of inspiration in a small business owners dreams? There are hundreds of thousands of driven people who start a business with a vision.

What makes some fizzle out and others latch on and flourish?

Believing in and dedicating yourself to your ambition is the only way to make it through the long hours and hard work it takes to make your business successful.  Certainly, luck comes into play, but there is no substitute for hard work and moxie when it comes to running your own business.

There is only so much time and energy you can fit into a day, and with all the different aspects it takes to run your own business you must prioritize your goals accordingly. Staying optimistic even in times of adversity is the only way to get through the hard times. Sometimes this means taking calculated risks in the face of fear.

This is how to create the opportunity for luck. Are you doing everything you can to thrive?

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. -Harriet Tubman