Mark Suster quotes

  • Being an entrepreneur is sexy... for those who haven't done it. In reality it's gritty, tough work where you will be filled with self doubt. Entrepreneurs are survivors.
    -- Mark Suster

    #Sexy #Reality #Self

  • Individuals don't build great companies, teams do.
    -- Mark Suster

    #Team #Individual #Company

  • Good entrepreneurs have a chip on their shoulders. They are out to prove something.
    -- Mark Suster

    #Entrepreneur #Shoulders #Chips

  • Entrepreneurs make fast decisions and move forward knowing that at best 70% of their decisions are going to be right. They move the ball forward every day. They are quick to spot their mistakes and correct.
    -- Mark Suster

    #Mistake #Moving #Knowing

  • I usually tell people that everything I learned about being an entrepreneur I learned by f'ing up at my first company.
    -- Mark Suster

    #People #Entrepreneur #Marketing

  • Being a startup entrepreneur is not for everybody and it’s not the only desirable career choice. I also know that many people have families and cost obligations that don’t allow the kinds of financial risks associated with starting a company. And for others the hours, stresses and sacrifices in personal relationships are not worth it.
    -- Mark Suster

    #Stress #Sacrifice #Careers

  • Persistence, persistence, persistence. I'm surprised how few entrepreneurs follow up.
    -- Mark Suster

    #Persistence #Entrepreneur #Follow Up

  • If you can't get an intro to a VC, hang up your cleats now. You're done, GAME OVER
    -- Mark Suster

    #Games #Fundraising #Done

  • In a strong wind, even turkeys can fly.
    -- Mark Suster

    #Strong #Wind #Turkeys

  • I want the definition of startup back. To be used by anybody who is willing to take the risk to quit their corporate job and go out and try and build an innovative, disruptive, tech-enabled business that tries to change the way things work in the world.
    -- Mark Suster

    #Jobs #Risk #Trying

  • The exception does not prove the rule.
    -- Mark Suster

    #Doe #Prove #Exception