Money is rarely the number one motivator for top entrepreneurs. According to a survey by Manta and Dell, 37% of small business owners are driven by a sense of personal achievement, 28% desired financial stability (not an overabundance of wealth), 12% liked giving back to their communities, and 10% were motivated by great customers.
Of course, change isn't easy -- no matter how you do it. Slow gains are boring. They're unsexy. Nobody writes news stories about them. But moving forward in a slow and methodical manner doesn't mean you lack ambition, drive, or vision. The stained glass artist has a very clear vision. He knows exactly what he is working toward.