Today is May 4th The fourth of May, better known as the Star Wars day.
Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford formed the trio that delighted cinema-goers almost three decades ago Starwars. This film saga had its humble origins as a personal project that the then young director in 1977 George Lucas led to the screen with many victims. Few people believed that the film would be well received, but it became one of the most important stories in science fiction.
Here are some inspiring Star Wars quotes.
1. “All mentors have the ability to see more of our mistakes than we want. This is the only way we can learn ”- Padme Amidala
The constructive criticism The offer of a mentor gives you new perspectives for the growth of your company. A good advisor will guide you through your own experience and help you consider points of view that you have never seen before. Not only that, it allows you to keep your feet on the ground, bounce your ideas with an expert, and get you to improve on your own mistakes.
2. “Yes, I am already a responsible man. That is the price you pay if you are successful. “- Lando Calrissian
Spiderman has already said it: great power carries great responsibility. Once you have reached a certain level of success, you need to remember that your company is not just yours, it is your partners, employees, the community, etc., and you cannot make easy decisions as it affects an entire human ecosystem .
On the other hand, someone has certainly helped you to reach this point in your professional life. Why don’t you do that now that you have a chance? Become a mentor to a young entrepreneur, help create a startup, or just don’t stop making a positive contribution to the world.
3. “You will see that many of the truths we hold to depend immensely on one point of view” – Obi-Wan Kenobi
In life and in business, it is important to be open and stay open to change. Imagine your company is about to close and the only way to save it is to completely change the strategy. If you stick to the ideas you already have, you will never be able to change direction.
To work and lead a good team, you need to be able to work with people who come from different contexts and have ideas that complement each other. A good leader listens to other people’s opinions, however much he likes his own.
4. “Never tell me the chances!” – Han Solo
There are leaders who cannot make a strong decision without the necessary numbers, and even if they do, they postpone choosing a position. It is a sign of a weak leader. Of course, you have to know what the market is saying, but it is also important to know when to listen to instinct.
In addition, you cannot let the probability of a failure freeze you. Statistically, most startups shouldn’t be older than three years. However, it does happen.
5. “Who is stupid? The fool or the fool who follows him? ” – Obi Wan Kenobi
Don’t blindly follow a leader. Choose your mentors and role models carefully and always take what they say with a little doubt. In other words, what helped Steve Jobs make Apple one of the most successful companies in the world won’t necessarily work for you. Find your own way and be inspired by figures to be imitated.
6. “Take me down and I will be more powerful than you can ever imagine” – Obi-Wan Kenobi
The big mistakes we try to avoid at all costs can be the best teachers. Do not be afraid to make a mistake, it is an inevitable part of your growth process as a person and an entrepreneur. Once you make a mistake – and you will – don’t be obsessed. Better to learn from it and continue with the experience on your side now.
Bonus: “Do it or don’t do it, but don’t just try” – Yoda
At the end of the day, your ability to make your dreams come true is summed up in the determination you have in you.