Source: VB News

Novice Powerlifter and Entrepreneur Eric Santos wrote an article for VB news in regards to the lessons he learned about business from his first powerlifting meet. We feel his forth lesson Patience needs repeating...

Building a business and building strength both take a very long time. When I first started weight training, I wanted a 405 lb deadlift. The first time I tried pulling this weight I failed. I later realized that just because I wasn’t able to do it that day didn’t mean I wasn’t capable of doing in the future. I was patient, trained hard, and eventually pulled 419 lbs during my meet.

When I first became an entrepreneur, I was very young and impatient. Although I am a still young and still not the most patient person in the world, I now realize anything worth building takes time. After a few years of failed ventures, hard work, and patience, my newest venture, Benchmark Intelligence, has been just accepted into a top tier accelerator program, and we’re on our way to a bright future.

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