In today’s internet world there are so many awesome inspirational entrepreneurs to follow on social media.
There is nothing better than finding someone new to listen or read about to get you motivated. In my quest to understand the habits and study successful people I’ve found some inspirational entrepreneurs that have changed my life.
I’ve found the most inspirational entrepreneurs rarely, if ever, come from an easy background. Most of these inspirational entrepreneurs have overcome the odds to become extremely successful. They also share their knowledge and experience with the world. Inspirational people like them never give up, follow their passion, and help others.
Here are the most inspirational entrepreneurs I’ve followed online that can help you bring out your inner greatness:
Six Most Inspirational Entrepreneurs
Tony Robbins might be one of the most inspirational people ever. He has, without a doubt impacted my life more than any of the others. For those of you who don’t know Tony Robbins, he is a best-selling author, businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and speaker.
I’ve attended two events now of Tony’s, including a four-day event, Unleash the Power Within.
Tony Robbins had an extremely rough childhood. He had an abusive mother, four different stepfathers and often time was the man of the house even when he was a child. He worked as a janitor, struggled financially, and his mom wanted him to become a truck driver.
Even his 20’s he was still struggling but was able to drastically change his mentality and mindset. He was able to invest in his mind, turn his life around and in the process — inspire millions of others.
Tony is a very big philanthropist and helped provide 101.6 million meals to children, families, and seniors through Feeding America in 2016 alone! He has published four best-selling books (including his latest, Unshakeable), and is one of the most sought out personal development speakers in the world.
The reason he has impacted my life so much is that he has made it clear that how much control I have over my own life. Instead of focusing on the negatives you should focus on the positives and appreciate life. Always live your life with passion!
There is so many Tony Robbins quotes it’s hard to choose but here are some of the best:
- “If you do what you’ve always done you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.”
- “Leaders are readers.”
- “When you are grateful fear disappears and abundance appears.”
- “People are rewarded in public for what they have practiced for years in private.”
- “If you want life to change you have to change. If you want life to get better, you have to get better.”
Lewis Howes is a businessman, philanthropist, and ex-professional football player. He now runs an unbelievable podcast, The School of Greatness, and has an NYT best selling book, “School of Greatness.”
He never imagined a life where he wasn’t a professional football player. He achieved that dream but a horrific wrist injury ended his career. Instead of playing in the NFL he was dead broke, living on his sister’s couch, questioning what to do with the rest of his life.
He said while he was on that couch one day watching Ellen he told himself that he was going to be successful and make it as a guest on that show. In 2017, he made that dream a reality by appearing on Ellen promoting his book.
By creating several online businesses and a ton of hard work, he has achieved an incredible life. He recently published his 600th podcast episode. If you need some incredible inspiration I would listen to all of his podcast episodes as he interviews some of the most remarkable people in the world.
He also is a huge philanthropist and has given away enough for Pencils for Promises to build several schools in Africa.
- “Greatness is living outside your comfort zone.”
- “Fill your mind with good and surround yourself with people who lift you up.”
Gary Vee (Vaynerchuk) is one of the most charismatic, enthusiastic inspirational entrepreneurs to follow online. His energy is infectious and he will definitely help motivate you to hustle and work your ass off to get what you want.
He started out working at his Dad’s wine store as a kid until he eventually ran it himself. He was able to grow the business from one million a year in sales to 10 million and also started “Wine Library TV” on Youtube.
Gary hustled through his 20’s and early 30’s (and still does) to create VaynerMedia, serial investor and loves helping others. He is a born entrepreneur and loves sharing his passion with the world.
Lesson You Can Learn
Work your ass off. We all have the same 24 hours in a day. If you work eight and sleep eight what are you doing with the last eight?
Make sure you check out his book, “Crush It” to learn how to spend your extra eight hours efficiently.
- “Stop hanging around with people who don’t win.”
- “Stop doing shit you hate.”
- “Fear kills growth.”
For more inspiration check out these Gary Vee quotes to keep hustling.
Mel Robbins is an NYT Best Selling Author of The 5 Second Rule and professional speaker. Mel is also CNN commentator, TV host, life coach, public author, motivational speaker.
Mel Robbins found her stuck at a later point in life. Her marriage was crumbling, she was drinking too much, and was out of a job. Things were so bad with her husband’s business that there was a lien on the house. Also, they had unknowingly used every cent of the kid’s college tuition.
It was at rock bottom that Mel stumbled upon the 5-Second Rule and has changed her life and the lives of millions of others.
What You Can Learn
Success can come at any time in your life.m
Remember that motivation in a sense is “garbage.” Whatever it is, the 5-second rule will help you accomplish more and create momentum in your life.
Favorite Mel Robbins Quotes
- “You were born not just to be fine.”
- “You need to hear this loud and clear: No one is coming. It is up to you.”
- “You are one decision away from a completely different life.”
Stefan James is an online entrepreneur who has created a seven-figure business from making money online. His portfolio of work is huge — including a website, niche sites, 100+ books on Amazon, online courses, and successful Youtube channel.
At 17 years old he began a self-development journey after being shy, introverted, and negative for years. Eventually, he got tired of that life and decided enough was enough. Since then he has been obsessed with learning and growing in all areas of life.
He started Project Life Mastery in 2012 as a way to share his life, goals, and mission to the world. He now makes over $70,000 per month from tons of income streams.
- “At the end of the day, you can either focus on what’s tearing you apart or what’s holding you together.”
- “You have the power to say this is not how my story will end.”
The last person on the list of greatest inspirational entrepreneurs is Tom Bileyu. Tom is the co-founder of Quest nutrition and creator of Impact Theory.
In 2010, Tom was a very successful CMO of a tech company and looked extremely successful from the outside. But he was dreading going to work because he wasn’t passionate about what he did. He and his business partners decided to start a fitness company, Quest Nutrition.
After 18 months of trial and error, they made their first protein bar. The company grew 57,000% in its first three years and by 2013 has 82 million in revenue.
- “Your choices define you. Don’t let fear be your definition.”
- “Humans are the ultimate adaptation machines.”
- “Don’t get into something unless you plan to be the best at it.”
Learn from These Inspirational Entrepreneurs & Take Action Today
Hopefully, you’ve found a new podcast, book, or Youtube channel to help inspire you to achieve greatness. These inspirational entrepreneurs have helped me change my life and hope they can do the same for you!
Remember that you need to constantly feed your mind positive, inspirational, and success stories so you can achieve your dreams.
Don’t just listen or read their stories, learn how you can use the lessons to impact your life.
While these inspirational entrepreneurs have achieved a ton, they all started with nothing. They all took risks, bet on themselves, and followed their passion. You can do the same with calculated risk, planning, and learning.
Take one step today to reach your goals!
Do you have anyone else you love to listen, read, or learn from? Let me know in the comments!
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