For many, it's all about starting up. There is a romance in starting something new - just like the fresh smell of coffee!
But running a business is boring. There is no romance. It's a daily grind. Staying focused and disciplined while your competitor is doing crazy stuff isn't easy.
Watch this inspiring story of Behance, the design platform!
There's no silver bullet, it takes time, you have to be patient and make sure you plan your company, your growth, your process to accommodate for slow growing. Ultimately it is not a race.