An exceptional ability to cope with the prolonged absence of wins. That’s what entrepreneurs are made of, among other qualities.
People not getting a proverbial pat on the back now and then are bound to feel unappreciated at some point in time. With burnout at an all-time high, people feeling undervalued in their jobs is both tragic and risky.
It’s lonely at the top. At the end of the day, when everybody has left, who is there to motivate you? Without superiors offering you a raise, complimenting you on a job well done, it all comes down to you. Be extra kind (to yourself).