Watch 5 Famous Entrepreneurs Give Crucial Advice to New Business Owners

Watch 5 Famous Entrepreneurs Give Crucial Advice to New Business Owners

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After concluding Shopify's 6th annual Build a Business competition, we flew this year's winners to the world-famous Oheka Castle to meet with — and learn from — some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs. 

We caught some of their best advice on camera and compiled it all for you below.

Russell Simmons

Living the entrepreneur lifestyle can feel like a struggle that never ends. But Russell Simmons says "you have to evolve through that struggle, you have to learn from it."

"You have to evolve through that struggle, you have to learn from it." – Russell Simmons #BuildABiz

Posted by Shopify on Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Daymond John

Working hard on somebody else’s dream? Why not take that time and effort and apply it to your own? Hear what Daymond John has to say about it.

Daymond John: The Decision Is Yours

Working hard on somebody else’s dream? Hear what Daymond John has to say about it.

Posted by Shopify on Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Marie Forleo

Being independent takes sacrifice, dedication, and vision. For Marie Forleo, that means using all of her side jobs to fund her business.

Marie Forleo: Doing What It Takes

Marie Forleo on doing what it takes: "I used all of my side jobs to fund my business..."

Posted by Shopify on Monday, August 22, 2016

Tim Ferriss

Think starting a business is impossible? You might need to redefine the word. "Push things to the extreme to the point where things break, that's where you see most clearly."

"Push things to the extreme to the point where things break, that's where you see most clearly." – Tim Ferriss

Posted by Shopify on Thursday, August 25, 2016

Troy Carter

"When you're closest to your goal, that's when you're really going to be challenged." Listen to Troy Carter explain why pushing past obstacles by being resourceful is key to your success.

"When you're closest to your goal, that's when you're really going to be challenged." – Troy Carter

Posted by Shopify on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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About the Author

Jordan Simas is a writer at Shopify, all-you-can-eat sushi fiend, and lover of sidechained supersaws.

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