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8 Funny and Relatable Experiences That All Entrepreneurs Go Through

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The road to becoming an entrepreneur is often difficult, treacherous and filled with unexpected roadblocks and detours. Those who embark on this journey do so because they are driven, independent-minded and probably a little crazy. In a good way, of course!

The most successful entrepreneurs have a clever mind, strong business acumen and a deep and abiding sense of humor that keeps them going when they hit the inevitable rough patches that come with any business.

If you’ve ever hit a tough spot, know that you aren’t alone. Here are 8 experiences showing that all entrepreneurs go through challenges. The trick is to keep your head up and keep moving forward.

If you’ve ever taken a conference call from a truck-stop bathroom, from a friend’s wedding reception or while vacationing at the beach, there’s a good chance you're a hard-working entrepreneur doing whatever it takes to make it happen. There’s no doubt that mobile conferencing has changed the way we work and connect with one another, and when you’re an entrepreneur trying to launch your business, you’ll take full advantage of all the tools at your disposal.

According to data released by InterCall, 65 percent of respondents said they had done other work while on a conference call, including 47 percent who said they used the bathroom while on the line.

We all have busy lives, and many of us value flexibility and adaptability in our workday and schedule. So embrace the nonstandard office space, and recognize that wherever you’re at can be your temporary place of business.

Related: A Video Call? No Thanks.

As a new entrepreneur, you’re starting from scratch and are learning to bet on yourself. One of your first orders of business will be to put together the necessary seed money to get your business off the ground. This is often a difficult task, and one that nearly every entrepreneur can relate to. Do you have personal financial resources you can tap into? Can you find venture capital........

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