Not everyone is going to believe in you. Sometimes, people you care about will also doubt you. Lack of belief is an emotional component that takes a lot of time to understand and overcome. But ask anyone who has built something truly magnificent, and they’ll tell you that, in the beginning, not everyone was a fan.Money plays a crucial role in any business. You need funds and you have to figure out who. It’s a challenge but you have to convince people, sell your idea. Patel, in his blog, wrote that there are plenty of “I went broke five times trying to launch my company” stories out there. Cash flow is always an issue, even after you have your business up and running. It’s just a whole lot more apparent when you’re first starting out.You cannot do everything alone and here comes the importance of having the right team. It’s crucial to gather the right people to help bring that idea to life. Great things don’t just “get made.” They are co-created, with each person bringing something unique to the table. And the hardest part about finding the right people can be gathering a group that shares the same vision.There are no shortcuts to success. All the most successful entrepreneurs messed around with a number of different ideas before they found “the one.” Entrepreneurship, and doing anything to the point of reaching success, takes a long time. The road isn’t a straight line from A to B, and is usually filled with lots of smaller lessons along the way. But if you can be patient and connect the dots, the big “ah-ha” moment will ultimately present itself.One of the big challenges when chasing success comes down to doing so in a way that also feeds your soul. You have to love what you do. You have to find opportunities to balance it with other things you need in order to be a healthy human being. You have to feel good about the work you’re doing, and it has to speak to you on multiple levels.