Are you struggling with motivation? Looking for something to get you motivated quickly? We’ve collected business quotes to give you insights and teachings from truly inspirational people to help you to reignite the burning fire within you that helps you to pursue your dreams and ambitions.
These motivational quotes from business leaders, entrepreneurs, and small business owners offer tips and nuggets of wisdom on how to achieve success in business.
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When you do less of the things that drain your energy or simply no longer work, you become open to more exciting opportunities
If you keep on doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep on getting what you’ve always got.
You don’t need to be good at everything. Why not be world class at one thing instead?
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But what if there’s a better way of doing it?
Know that you can’t get everything right, but everyday is an opportunity to learn something new and get better at something that matters to you.
Happiness isn’t a consequence of living a successful life; success is the consequence of living a happy life
Today is the day to commit to Plan A.
Life isn’t a rehearsal, so don’t hide your dreams under the bed.
Don’t put your hopes and dreams into Plan B — if doing something is the right thing, make Plan A work.
Who needs two plans? We only have one life.
If you really want to do something, don’t give yourself any alternative. If life depends on it, Plan A has to work. You might need to tweak or pivot, but stay in the game.
Remind yourself of what gets you up in the morning. Do less of everything else and more of that, starting today.
The key to making decisions is not to hold on too tightly once they’ve been made
If it feels like the weight of the world rests on the outcome, then you need to chunk it down into smaller decisions so that you can be adaptable and flexible as things progress
You might end up with an outcome different from the one you originally envisioned, and you’ll have grown and you’ll have learned and done great and interesting things along the way
Life hardly ever goes exactly according to plan: the point of a plan is really to get us started, to move us from thinking or talking into active doing mode, to turn our big, vague dreams into specific tasks that we can achieve by fixed deadlines.
You can do anything … but you can’t do everything. At least not at the same time.
Approaching a venture capitalist with a pitch that starts off, “We don’t care about making money…” isn’t going to succeed…The right approach is “This is how we want to change the world…. When we do it, this is how we’ll make money…”
I used to think that the key to success was the brilliance of the idea and implementation was easy. Now I think that ideas are easy, and the key to success is implementation.
A company is a collection of people. It reflects the personality of its employees. If a company employs dislikable people, it will be a dislikable company. If a company hires likable people, it will be a likable company – unless top management is dislikable and pollutes the behavior of employees.