You Can’t Steer a Car That’s Not Moving

David Cummings on Startups

Recently I was at a conference and the speaker was talking about a dead brand that he worked on reviving. At the beginning of the talk he used a phrase that really stood out to me: you can’t steer a car that’s not moving. This is especially applicable to potential entrepreneurs that have an idea and do nothing about it.

I was reminded of this a couple days ago via Jeff Hilimire’s blog post titled Wantrepreneurs – begin the begin where he says, “…you have to get started or you’ll never get started!” Should everyone that’s thinking about being an entrepreneur be an entrepreneur? No. Should everyone that’s serious about being an entrepreneur get started? Absolutely. One of the best ways to get started as an entrepreneur is to do the eBay flip.

The next time you hear someone talking about an entrepreneurial idea without doing anything, tell them…

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