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Motivational Business Quotes

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Get motivated to grow your business.

Entrepreneurs are a different breed, and have a much different mindsets than rank and file employees do. Even entrepreneurs need a little motivation, and positive thinking sometimes. Keep moving forward to grow your business.

70 Motivational Business Quotes to keep your business growing.

1: Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster. ~Elon Musk

2: “Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” ~Jim Rohn

3: “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” ~Stephen Hawking

4: “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” ~E. E. Cummings

5: “Your time is limited, so don’t spend it living someone else’s dreams.” ~Steve Jobs

6: “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ~Theodore Roosevelt

7: “Many companies expect loyal customers without providing loyal service. This has been the visionary failure of countless corporations.” ~Steve Maraboli

8: “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” ~Les Brown

9: “Your customers are responsible for your company’s reason for existing.” ~Marilyn Suttle

10: “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” ~Thomas Watson

11: “Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.” ~Henry Ford

12: “Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.” ~W. Clement Stone

13: “Always wake up with a smile knowing that today you are going to have fun accomplishing what others are too afraid to do.” ~Mark Cuban

14: “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.” ~Jack Welch

15: “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” ~Michael Altshuler

16: “Going to work every day was like my hair was on fire and all I had to put it out was a hammer.” ~Bethany McLean

17: The world needs that special gift that only you have. ~Marie Forleo


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18: “Make something people want and sell that, or be someone people need and sell you.” ~Ryan Lilly

19: “It’s easier to start a global business than a local one, make your business one where you can work from anywhere in the world” ~Roger James

20: “Life is like riding a bicycle; to keep your balance you must keep moving.” ~Albert Einstein.

21: “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity” ~Sun-Tzu

22: “All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.” ~Aristotle

23: “The question you should be asking isn’t, “What do I want?” or “What are my goals?” but “What would excite me?” ~Timothy Ferriss

24: “Opportunity comes to everyone it depends on you whether you take it or leave it. Learn to take risks and play hard because at the end you'd be thankful for your struggle.” ~Abhishek Shukla

25: “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” ~Winston S. Churchill

26: “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.” ~Mandy Hale

27: “If you keep your eye on the profit, you’re going to skimp on the product. But if you focus on making really great products, then the profits will follow.” ~Steve Jobs

28: “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” ~Henry Ford

29: “Never make a sales pitch as the way you introduce yourself. What you CAN say is how you help people and businesses.” ~Beth Ramsay

30: “An entrepreneur's job is to find a problem that needs a solution and then produce a solution.” ~Amit Kalantri

31: “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” ~John Wayne

32: “It’s easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out of date.” ~Roger von Oech

33: “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” ~Dwight Eisenhower

34: “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” ~Walt Disney

35: “The power of positive thinking is the ability to generate a feeling of certainty in yourself when nothing in the environment supports you.” ~Tony Robbins

36: “The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” ~Nolan Bushnell

37: “You cannot give what has not been created. Your first action is always to create something.” ~Meir Ezra

38: “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” ~Farrah Gray

39: “Even your most loyal customers always have a choice about where to take their business.” ~Marilyn Suttle

40: “What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.” ~Dave Thomas

41: “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” ~Zig Ziglar

42: “Every prosperous business was first a courageous decision to begin and then a constant determination to continue.” ~Amit Kalantri

43: “Bringing an idea to life isn’t easy. It requires passion, patience, and, most importantly, the ability to execute.” ~Oscar Auliq-Ice

44: “20% of management theories are responsible for 80% of results. That’s assuming the Pareto Principle makes the cut.” ~Ryan Lilly

45: “If you want to be an entrepreneur, it’s not a job, it’s a lifestyle. It defines you. Forget about vacations, about going home at 6pm – last thing at night you’ll send emails, first thing in the morning you’ll read emails, and you’’ wake up in the middle of the night. But it’s hugely rewarding as you’re fulfilling something for yourself.” ~Niklas Zennstrom

46: “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” ~Woody Allen

47: “Don’t live like a CEO when you’re still a sandwich artist.” ~Sophia Amoruso

48: “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~Thomas Edison

49: “Your business and your life are happening at the same time. Don't separate them. Integrate them.” ~David Taylor-Klaus

50: “Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark, you know what you are doing but nobody else does.” ~Ed Howe

51: “Your income is directly related to your philosophy, NOT the economy.” ~Jim Rohn

52: “A little deed done very well is better than a mighty plan kept on paper, undone. Wishes don't change the world; it's actions that do this business!” ~Israelmore Ayivor


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53: “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” ~Mary Kay Ash

54: “The more customers you keep, the fewer customers you have to find.” ~Amit Kalantri

55: “A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” ~Henry Ford

56: If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. ~Jim Rohn

57: “Going into business without a business plan is like going on a mountain trek without a map or GPS support – you’ll eventually get lost and starve!” ~Kevin J. Donaldson

58: “The biggest challenge in business isn’t your competition, it's what goes on inside your own head.” ~Barbara Corcoran

59: “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” ~Steve Jobs

60: “This is not new: people do business with people they like, know and trust. Taking that axiom in to account, would YOU trust YOU?” ~Beth Ramsay

61: “Make the choices that make you nervous. If you make the choice that’s the easy way out, that wasn’t the big vision or big choice to make.” ~Eileen Burbidge

62: “One obvious aspect of management is identifying people who can help you get where you are trying to go. Talent-identification sounds like a straightforward business. If it were, every team would be successful.” ~Alex Ferguson

63: “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” ~Napoleon Hill

64: “Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Breault

65: “During the gold rush it’s a good time to be in the pick and shovel business” ~Mark Twain

66: “How Ironic, when you do business you create exceptions to create new opportunities, when you write code (do a job) you handle exception to make it clean.” ~Pushkar Saraf

67: “As marketing converges with customer service and sales, marketing today is more about helping and less about hyping.” ~Joel Book

68: “Like it or not, we are all in business and the products we are selling is our unique selves.” ~Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

69: When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor. ~Elon Musk

70: “An entrepreneur's job is to find a problem that needs a solution and then produce a solution.” ~Amit Kalantri

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