Sh*t Entrepreneurs Say.

Via Andrea Balt
on Apr 13, 2012
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Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.

~ Winston Churchill


And while you’re busy walking, you say things … {techy nerd alert}


In case your logic fails you…


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Start-up founders are an odd—and awe-inspiring—breed. They take huge risks, try big ideas, and (sometimes) succeed in completely changing how the world thinks about a product or service. But… they’re extreme optimists and always selling and that means sometimes they say some dumb stuff.

“I’m not your typical entrepreneur.”

“Trust me. Someday equity will be a lot more important to you than salary.”

“I can’t tell you what we’re working on. Just know that it will be huge.”

“We’re kind of like the Apple of the landscaping industry. Just a lot more visionary.”

“Our service will sell itself.”

“If you take a step back it looks a lot better.”

“Right now we prefer to grow organically.”

“I’m not interested in money or fame. If we can change the world, that’s plenty.”

“Yes! Richard Branson is going to tweet about us. We are so money.”

“Looks like I’ll be pulling another all nighter… (pause) Hey, wanna do something tonight?”

“Hey, not a big deal, but are you guys hiring?”

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About Andrea Balt

Co-Founder / Editor in Chief of Rebelle Society, Wellness Alchemist at Rebelle Wellness & Creativity Curator at Creative Rehab. Unfinished book with a love for greens, bikes and poetry; raised by wolves & adopted by people; not trying to make art but to Be Art. Holds a BA in Journalism & Mass Communication, an MFA in Creative Writing & a Holistic Health Coach degree from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition®. In her work she tries to reflect the wholeness of the human experience by combining Art & Health + Brains & Beauty + Darkness & Brilliance into a more alive, unabridged and unlimited edition of ourselves. She is also on a quest to reinstate Creativity as one of our essential Human Rights to (hopefully and soon) be included in the UN Declaration. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and sign up for her Monthly Stroke of Renaissance.


7 Responses to “Sh*t Entrepreneurs Say.”

  1. I have no idea what pivot means 🙂 whew I'm not a complete entrepreneurial geek!

  2. Andréa Balt says:

    Me neither. But I can relate to most of it, or at least I've heard it plenty. Trying to apply *Dwight Schrute's logic daily 🙂

    *2nd video

  3. Yeah I have to admit I'm right up there too in the geek speak! So it made me giggle… And not taking myself too seriously is a big part of my happiness regimen! So thanks!Sent from my iPod

  4. elephantjournal says:

    I think the Winston quote, one of my faves, is slightly off…but loving the quotes! Have slow wifi here in NY where I'm at, but psyched to see the video. Think it'll be cathartic (and funny). ~ Waylon

  5. Andréa Balt says:

    Yea, the quote is one of my faves too & what best defines the entrepreneurial spirit, in my opinion. And I only included it because I actually think the video works as a satirized example of it.