The world is so full of great startups and businesses these days, it’s difficult to come up with an idea that’s absolutely 100% unique. Even if you can’t find anyone who’s already doing what you’re thinking about doing, there’s a good chance that your idea has overlap with pre-existing companies.
So what should you do if you discover that your brilliant idea is already “taken”? Is it worth pursuing your dream idea if someone else has already been at it for years? How can you possibly catch up?
Gary Vaynerchuk, world renowned entrepreneur, marketer and motivator, has a clear-cut answer in this short but sweet video: Talent. Gary is a huge advocate of hustle – working hard, working non-stop and grinding for your dreams. He is an extremely motivational figure in business, and if you’re ever in need of a boost, we recommend checking out his content.
If you work hard enough, believe in yourself and do the right things, your idea is absolutely worth pursuing – regardless of who “got there first”. There’s always a way, even if it’s not clear from the outset.
2017 is right around the corner. Will it be a year of intimidation and giving up, or will it be the year you say, “I’m going to do this no matter what”?