Starting up is hard. But if you don’t pursue your dreams, you’ll never know if it stand the chance to success. Dreams are all we have. Take them seriously.

The bitter truth is that most entrepreneurs fail to get their businesses off the ground. All the insanely successful stories you have been reading about are true but if you ask them, they will honestly tell you that it hasn’t been easy. The real challenge for any entrepreneur isn’t getting started. It’s staying in business.

If you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur, go for it. Pursue your dreams. You don’t need permission to begin work that matters to you. You are worthy. You just need to believe it, get started and don’t stop.

You don’t have to choose between “doing what you love” and making a good living. You can have both. You can earn a living doing meaningful, profitable work that perfectly aligns with your skills, strengths and experience.

You may not be where you want to be at the moment, but if you are at least trying, you are better than everyone else who isn’t trying moving or making progress.

If you can identify with any of these signs, you have what it takes to launch your most amazing work. It doesn’t have to be perfect. Whether the outcome is magnificent or eternal, whether it changes people’s lives, changes the world, changes you or groundbreaking, it matters that you show up and give it a go. This infographic was created with Visme.

Signs You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur