“Never mind what haters say, ignore them till they fade away.” – “Live Your Life,” T.I. featuring Rihanna
Success is the best hater repellent. In anything you do, there will be people who will say that it can’t be done. Prove them wrong, and get them out of your life.
“I take quarter water sold it in bottles for 2 bucks, Coca-Cola came and bought it for billions, what the [expletive] ?” — “I Get Money,” 50 Cent
Being opportunistic is not a bad thing. When an opportunity arises, you should say yes because people never regret what they did. They usually regret the things they didn’t do.
“I’m not a businessman; I’m a business, man.” — “Diamonds From Sierra Leone” (Remix), Kanye West featuring Jay Z
Everyone has a personal brand. Who you are should also be reflected in your business practices because people are investing in you. How you dress, speak and what values you have are part of the brand that is you. Build you first and then your business.