03 January 2014

10 quotes from inspirational entrepreneurs

Do you need some motivation to start the year with a positive attitude? Here are 10 inspirational quotes from famous entrepreneurs.

Start the year as you mean to go on with a positive attitude towards running your business.

The beginning of a new year is a great time to plough more energy into your company. But if you are running low on motivation and inspiration, here are some of our favourite entrepreneurial quotes to spur you on.

  1. “Don’t think what’s the cheapest way to do it or what’s the fastest way to do it. Think what’s the most amazing way to do it.” Richard Branson, founder of Virgin
  2. “Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.”  Ryan Freitas, co-founder
  3. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” Warren Buffett, US billionaire and chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
  4. “Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO
  5. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. co-founder
  6. “The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.” Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA founder
  7. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbour, catch the Trade Winds in your sails. Explore, dream, discover.” Mark Twain, Author
  8. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” Jason Fried, 37signals founder
  9. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” Drew Houston, Dropbox founder and CEO
  10. “Fail often so you can succeed sooner.” Tom Kelley, Ideo partner

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