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Feb 15th, 2015 Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn

Trial By Fire

By now you might have experienced first-hand how hard entrepreneurship can be. What sounds like a lot of fun (which it is — once you can look beyond the challenges) and deeply fulfilling (which is it — once you can appreciate the process) can turn into a long, painful trial-by-fire.

Whenever you feel you’re in that mode — never forget the words of the great American poet Carl Sandburg:

“The fire-born are at home in fire.”


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