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30 Inspirational Business Quotes

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As an entrepreneur, you need to work hard, to be passionate, dedicated and focused. You are constantly looking for new ideas and inspiration – that is why we have gathered 30 business quotes that will keep you inspired and driven.

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30 business quotes that will inspire you

1.”When you are good at something, make that everything.” – Roger Federer
2. “High expectations are the key to everything.” – Sam Walton, Walmart founder
3. “You are not your resume, you are your work.” – Seth Godin
4. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan
5. “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson, Sr.
6. “The NBA is never just a business. It’s always business. It’s always personal. All good businesses are personal. The best businesses are very personal.” – Mark Cuban
7. “Find that thing you are super passionate about. “ – Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder
8. “I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages. – Robert Bosch”
9. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder
10. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
11. “Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure. It means you haven’t succeeded yet.” – Robert H. Schuller
12. “Embrace what you don’t know, especially in the beginning, because what you don’t know can become your greatest asset. It ensures that you will absolutely be doing things different from everybody else.” – Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx
13. “It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. It doesn’t matter how many times you almost get it right. No one is going to know or care about your failures, and neither should you. All you have to do is learn from them and those around you because… All that matters in business is that you get it right once. Then everyone can tell you how lucky you are.” – Mark Cuban
14. “Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.” —David Karp, Tumblr founder and CEO
15. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

16. “An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.” – Dee Hock
17. “I am not driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.” – Lord Acton
18. “Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can’t miss.” – Lee Iacocca
19. “You need to be surrounded by good advisers, but you also need to trust your instinct.” – Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook.
20. “People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.” – Mary Kay Ash
21. “I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.” – Donald Trump
22. “I still work hard to know my business. I’m continuously looking for ways to improve all my companies, and I’m always selling. Always.” – Mark Cuban
23. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” – John Wooden
24. “Your workforce is your most valuable asset. The knowledge and skills they have represent the fuel that drives the engine of business – and you can leverage that knowledge.” – Harvey Mackay
25. “Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.” – Jeffrey Zeldman, founder of A List Apart Magazine
26. “Follow the cream of the crop in your area of online expertise and learn from them. Network with them.” – Mark Forrester, co-founder of WooThemes
27. “Hire character. Train skill.” – Peter Schutz
28. “For me, the winning strategy in any start-up business is, ‘Think big but start small’.” – Carmen Busquets
29. “Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.” – Oprah Winfrey
30. “Everyone’s dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard.” – Serena Williams


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