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any-entrepreneur-worth-their-salt-knows-that-their-brand-is-worthless-if-it-doesnt-somehow-contribute-to-society-or-the-overall-good-of-the-planet-lynda-resnick

Any entrepreneur worth their salt knows that their brand is worthless if it doesn’t somehow contribute to society or the overall good of the planet. Lynda Resnick

business-is-never-so-healthy-as-when-like-a-chicken-it-must-do-a-certain-amount-of-scratching-around-for-what-it-gets-henry-ford

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets. Henry Ford

i-design-my-start-up-ventures-around-my-own-personal-beliefs-and-values-cindy-gallop

I design my start-up ventures around my own personal beliefs and values. Cindy Gallop

im-rarely-invited-to-start-up-parties-but-who-cares-about-their-trinkets-and-apps-anyway-evgeny-morozov

I’m rarely invited to start-up parties, but who cares about their trinkets and apps anyway? Evgeny Morozov

in-a-balanced-organization-working-towards-a-common-objective-there-is-success-arthur-helps

In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success. Arthur Helps

in-modern-business-it-is-not-the-crook-who-is-to-be-feared-most-it-is-the-honest-man-who-doesnt-know-what-he-is-doing-william-wordsworth

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn’t know what he is doing. William Wordsworth

in-order-to-succeed-we-must-first-believe-that-we-can-nikos-kazantzakis

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. – Nikos Kazantzakis

its-not-what-you-pay-a-man-but-what-he-costs-you-that-counts-will-rogers

It’s not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts. Will Rogers

past-success-is-no-guarantee-of-future-success-so-i-have-learned-to-be-an-entrepreneur-i-began-to-produce-and-direct-my-own-projects-ian-ziering

Past success is no guarantee of future success, so I have learned to be an entrepreneur. I began to produce and direct my own projects. Ian Ziering

start-where-you-are-use-what-you-have-do-what-you-can-arthur-ashe

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Arthur Ashe

start-up-teams-are-always-in-flux-so-like-all-start-ups-were-always-talking-to-candidates-for-various-key-roles-sean-parker

Start-up teams are always in flux, so, like all start-ups, we’re always talking to candidates for various key roles. Sean Parker

success-keeping-your-mind-awake-and-your-desire-asleep-walter-scott

Success – keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep. Walter Scott

success-has-a-simple-formula-do-your-best-and-people-may-like-it-sam-ewing

Success has a simple formula, do your best, and people may like it. Sam Ewing

successful-entrepreneurs-develop-products-that-inspire-their-passion-they-have-to-its-that-passion-that-gets-them-through-the-long-arduous-uncertain-and-frightening-early-days-of-a-start-up-mitch

Successful entrepreneurs develop products that inspire their passion. They have to. It’s that passion that gets them through the long, arduous, uncertain and frightening early days of a start-up. Mitch Kapor

the-heart-of-the-entrepreneur-can-beat-freely-in-anyone-ciputra

The heart of the entrepreneur can beat freely in anyone. Ciputra

the-road-to-success-and-the-road-to-failure-are-almost-exactly-the-same-colin-r-davis

The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same. Colin R. Davis

they-quit-on-the-one-yard-line-they-give-up-at-the-last-minute-of-the-game-one-foot-from-a-winning-touchdown-ross-perot

They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown. Ross Perot

to-be-successful-you-have-to-be-lucky-or-a-little-mad-or-very-talented-or-find-yourself-in-a-rapid-growth-field-edward-de-bono

To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field. Edward de Bono

when-times-are-bad-is-when-the-real-entrepreneurs-emerge-robert-kiyosaki

When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge. Robert Kiyosaki

you-can-never-be-satisfied-as-an-entrepreneur-and-the-basis-of-any-successful-growing-business-is-new-clients-robert-herjavec

You can never be satisfied as an entrepreneur, and the basis of any successful, growing business is new clients. Robert Herjavec

As a company grows, communication becomes its biggest challenge.

As a company grows, communication becomes its biggest challenge.

As an entrepreneur, get used to the life of kind of growing against the grain.

As an entrepreneur, get used to the life of kind of growing against the grain.

First learn, then remove L

First learn, then remove L.

Handle your business without people knowing your business.

Handle your business without people knowing your business.

I want to be known as one of the most accurate investors that ever lived. Kevin Rose

I want to be known as one of the most accurate investors that ever lived. Kevin Rose

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.

If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it.

Manage your spending by creating and sticking to a budget. Alexa Von Tobel

Manage your spending by creating and sticking to a budget. Alexa Von Tobel

The best startups today don't change people's needs, they just get to the essence of them. Aaron Levie

The best startups today don’t change people’s needs, they just get to the essence of them. Aaron Levie

As an entrepreneur, you have to be OK with failure. If you’re not failing, you’re likely not pushing yourself hard enough.

As an entrepreneur, you have to be OK with failure. If you’re not failing, you’re likely not pushing yourself hard enough.

Being an entrepreneur isn't really about starting a business. It's a way of looking at the world seeing opportunity where others see obstacles, taking risks when others take refuge.Michael Bloomberg

Being an entrepreneur isn’t really about starting a business. It’s a way of looking at the world seeing opportunity where others see obstacles, taking risks when others take refuge. Michael Bloomberg

Everyone can tell you the risk. An entrepreneur can see the reward.

Everyone can tell you the risk. An entrepreneur can see the reward.

F.O.C.U.S – Follow One Course Until Successful. Robert Kiyosaki

F.O.C.U.S – Follow One Course Until Successful. Robert Kiyosaki

Identify your problems, but give your power and energy to solutions. Tony Robbins

Identify your problems, but give your power and energy to solutions. Tony Robbins

In business, you're the Chief Salesman. Create a sense of demand, rather than waiting to have demand.Barbara Corcoran

In business, you’re the Chief Salesman. Create a sense of demand, rather than waiting to have demand. Barbara Corcoran

Instead of saying 'I can't', I learned how to say 'How Can I', and my mind would start working 24x7 on solutions, not obstacles. Chris Record.

Instead of saying ‘I can’t’, I learned how to say ‘How Can I’, and my mind would start working 24×7 on solutions, not obstacles. Chris Record.

Mistakes will not end your business. If you are nimble and willing to listen to constructive criticism you can excel by learning and evolving. Meridith Valiando Rojas

Mistakes will not end your business. If you are nimble and willing to listen to constructive criticism you can excel by learning and evolving. Meridith Valiando Rojas

The product that wins is the one that bridges customers to the future, not the one that requires a giant leap.Aaron Levie

The product that wins is the one that bridges customers to the future, not the one that requires a giant leap. Aaron Levie

Work hard, be patient, and be a sponge while learning your business. Simon Cowel

Work hard, be patient, and be a sponge while learning your business. Simon Cowel

You can’t make anything viral, but you can make something good.Peter Shankman

You can’t make anything viral, but you can make something good. Peter Shankman

A company is only as good as the people it keeps. Mary Kay Ash

A company is only as good as the people it keeps. Mary Kay Ash

If you don't understand the details of your business you are going to fail.Jeff Bezos

If you don’t understand the details of your business you are going to fail. Jeff Bezos

I'm a freestyle creative entrepreneur. Not a businessman. I like to create ventures in which creativity stands at the centre.Lapo Elkann

I’m a freestyle creative entrepreneur. Not a businessman. I like to create ventures in which creativity stands at the centre. Lapo Elkann

Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.David Ogilvy

Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon. David Ogilvy

Repetition makes reputation and reputation makes customers.

Repetition makes reputation and reputation makes customers.

Success in business requires training, discipline and hard work.

Success in business requires training, discipline and hard work.

Success is dependent on effort.Sophocles

Success is dependent on effort. Sophocles

We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.Arianna Huffington

We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in. Arianna Huffington

You can't operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing

You can’t operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.

It is not about how to get started it is about how to get noticed

It’s not about how to get started; it’s about how to get noticed.

It’s not about money or connections. It’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business.

It’s not about money or connections. It’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business. And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time. Mark Cuban

You just have to pay attention to what people need and what has not been done.

You just have to pay attention to what people need and what has not been done.

When you are young, work to learn, not to earn.

When you are young, work to learn, not to earn.

We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.

We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.

To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.

To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.

The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.

The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.

The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.Aristotle Onassis

The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows. Aristotle Onassis

Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change

Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.

If you're passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you will be successful.Pierre Omidyar

If you’re passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you will be successful. Pierre Omidyar

If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.Ray Kroc

If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business. Ray Kroc

If you are truly innovating, you don’t have a prototype you can refer to. Jony Ive

If you are truly innovating, you don’t have a prototype you can refer to. Jony Ive

I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.

I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.

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

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

Don't be afraid of new arenas.Elon Musk

Don’t be afraid of new arenas. Elon Musk

Business opportunities are like buses there’s always another one coming.Richard Branson

Business opportunities are like buses there’s always another one coming. Richard Branson

Business is not just doing deals_ business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.Ross Perot

Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships. Ross Perot

Business has only two functions marketing and innovation.

Business has only two functions marketing and innovation.

A savvy entrepreneur will not always look for investment money, first.Daymond John

A savvy entrepreneur will not always look for investment money, first. Daymond John

A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader.

A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader.
Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.

Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.

Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.Mike Ditka

Success isn’t measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace. Mike Ditka

Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast.Tom Peters

Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast. Tom Peters

The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.

The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.

The life purpose of the true social entrepreneur is to change the world.

The life purpose of the true social entrepreneur is to change the world.

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell

There is no success without hardship.

There is no success without hardship.

This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.

This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.

Professionalism is a frame of mind, not a paycheck.

Professionalism is a frame of mind, not a paycheck.

Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.

Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.

Running a start-up is like eating glass. You just start to like the taste of your own blood. Sean Parker

Running a start-up is like eating glass. You just start to like the taste of your own blood. Sean Parker

Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman - not the attitude of the prospect.

Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect.

Software innovation, like almost every other kind of innovation, requires the ability to collaborate

Software innovation, like almost every other kind of innovation, requires the ability to collaborate and share ideas with other people.

Start by doing what's necessary_ then do what's possible_ and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.

Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.

If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.

If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.

If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.

If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business.

If you don't have trust inside your company, then you can't transfer it to your customers.

If you don’t have trust inside your company, then you can’t transfer it to your customers.

If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it.

If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it.

Impatience never commanded success.

Impatience never commanded success.

In a start-up company, you basically throw out all assumptions every three weeks.

In a start-up company, you basically throw out all assumptions every three weeks.

Launching a start-up, you need to get a lot done quickly. Every day is different. Everyone pitches in with everything

Launching a start-up, you need to get a lot done quickly. Every day is different. Everyone pitches in with everything.

More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause.

More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause.

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. Lucius Annaeus Seneca.

Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.

Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.

Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.

Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.

Honesty and integrity are by far the most important assets of an entrepreneur.

Honesty and integrity are by far the most important assets of an entrepreneur.

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean

I don't create companies for the sake of creating companies, but to get things done.

I don’t create companies for the sake of creating companies, but to get things done.

I have had some great successes and great failures. I think every entrepreneur has. I try to learn from all of them.Kevin O'Leary

I have had some great successes and great failures. I think every entrepreneur has. I try to learn from all of them.Kevin O’Leary

I think if you're an entrepreneur, you've got to dream big and then dream bigger.Howard Schultz

I think if you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve got to dream big and then dream bigger.Howard Schultz

I'd rather invest in an entrepreneur who has failed before than one who assumes success from day one.

I’d rather invest in an entrepreneur who has failed before than one who assumes success from day one.

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no point in being a damn fool about it.

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.

9 out of 10 businesses fail_ so I came up with a foolproof plan, create ten businesses.

9 out of 10 businesses fail; so I came up with a foolproof plan, create ten businesses.

A consultant is someone who saves his client almost enough to pay his fee.

A consultant is someone who saves his client almost enough to pay his fee.

An entrepreneur assumes the risk and is dedicated and committed to the success of whatever he or she undertakes.

An entrepreneur assumes the risk and is dedicated and committed to the success of whatever he or she undertakes.

An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.

An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.

Being an entrepreneur is my dream job, as it tests ones tenacity.Gautam Adani

Being an entrepreneur is my dream job, as it tests ones tenacity. Gautam Adani

Business is a money game with few rules and a lot of risk.

Business is a money game with few rules and a lot of risk.

Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.

Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.

Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration.

Concentration is my motto – first honesty, then industry, then concentration.

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed there's so little competition.

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed there’s so little competition.

Every entrepreneur talks about the passion you have for your work, and I think that's what's missing with a lot of women in business. Martha Stewart

Every entrepreneur talks about the passion you have for your work, and I think that’s what’s missing with a lot of women in business. Martha Stewart
'Entrepreneur 'just denotes that you recognize that you're doing things across disciplines and that you're blazing your own path.

‘Entrepreneur ‘just denotes that you recognize that you’re doing things across disciplines and that you’re blazing your own path.

For me, the winning strategy in any start-up business is, 'Think big but start small.

For me, the winning strategy in any start-up business is, ‘Think big but start small.

A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts. Richard Branson

A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts. Richard Branson

Advice to big business Don't buy the patent_ hire the guy who got it.

Advice to big business Don’t buy the patent; hire the guy who got it.

An eye on the vision is more important than an I on the vision.

An eye on the vision is more important than an I on the vision.

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

Don't try to follow trends. Create them.

Don’t try to follow trends. Create them.

Entrepreneur, noun, someone who takes calculated risks to add value to wider society with the hope of making money and building wealth.

Entrepreneur, noun, someone who takes calculated risks to add value to wider society with the hope of making money and building wealth.

Entrepreneurs see what others can't, do what others won't, and accomplish what others dream.

Entrepreneurs see what others can’t, do what others won’t, and accomplish what others dream.

Ideas are meaningless without a masterful execution.

Ideas are meaningless without a masterful execution.

If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.

If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.

If you quit ONCE it becomes a habit.Never quit!!!

If you quit ONCE it becomes a habit. Never quit!!!

If you think your boss is stupid, remember you wouldn't have a job if he was any smarter.

If you think your boss is stupid, remember you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter.

In business, sir, one has no friends, only correspondents.

In business, sir, one has no friends, only correspondents.

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Life's too short to build something nobody wants.

Life’s too short to build something nobody wants.

Never fear starting. Fear never starting.

Never fear starting. Fear never starting.

NO SECRECY, NO BUSINESS.

No secrecy, no business.

Success seems to be connected to action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Success seems to be connected to action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.

To be outstanding get comfortable with being uncomfortable.

To be outstanding get comfortable with being uncomfortable.

To become successful, one must put themselves in the paths of giants!

To become successful, one must put themselves in the paths of giants!

When you walk in silence your excellence will always speak for you.

When you walk in silence your excellence will always speak for you.

Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.

Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.

You can't tax business. Business doesn't pay taxes. It collects taxes.

You can’t tax business. Business doesn’t pay taxes. It collects taxes.
A man of business may talk of philosophy_ a man who has none may practise it.

A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practise it.


A ‘startup’ is a company that is confused about. 1. What its product is, 2. Who its customers are. 3. How to make money.


A team aligned behind a vision will move mountain.


Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.


Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.


Don’t count the things you do, do the things that count.


Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before final success. What sets the successful ones apart is their amazing persistence.


Hire character. Train skill. Peter Schutz


I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.


Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.


Successful enterprises are usually led by a proven chief executive who is a competent benevolent dictator.


Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.


You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.


A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.


Business is still more often about whom you know, not what you know.


Do what you love and love what you do, with excellence.


I enjoy self-publishing & sending publishers rejection letters. They’re like, ‘Who is this guy And I’m like, ‘the end of your industry.


If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.


If you want to change the fruits, you will first have to change the roots. If you want to change the visible, you must first change the invisible.


It’s not about the content we are creating but how much content our customers are creating for us.


Most startups eventually pivot to adjust to what the market is telling them.


Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.


Don’t set your goals by what other people deem important.

Fortunes are built during the down market and collected in the up market.

If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.


Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship…the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.


It is unfortunate we can’t buy many business executives for what they are worth and sell them for what they think they are worth.


It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive.


Running a startup is like being punched in the face repeatedly, but working for a large company is like being waterboarded.


To the user, the interface is the product.


Turn a perceived risk into an asset.


Work as if you own the company and soon you just might.

As a startup CEO, I slept like a baby. I woke up every 2 hours and cried.
As a startup CEO, I slept like a baby. I woke up every 2 hours and cried.

Business is a game, played for fantastic stakes, and you're in competition with experts. If you want to win, you have to learn to be a master of the game.
Business is a game, played for fantastic stakes, and you’re in competition with experts. If you want to win, you have to learn to be a master of the game.

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Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise.

Entrepreneurs adopt the ways of the adept and adapt to a changing environment. Actually, entrepreneurs are more entrepreneurs, because they are forever entering into new territory.
Entrepreneurs adopt the ways of the adept and adapt to a changing environment. Actually, entrepreneurs are more entrepreneurs, because they are forever entering into new territory.

I knew that if I failed I wouldn't regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.
I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.

It's very easy to be different, but very difficult to be better.
It’s very easy to be different, but very difficult to be better.

Markets come and go. Good business don't.
Markets come and go. Good business don’t.

Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You'd be amazed how many companies don't listen to their customers.
Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You’d be amazed how many companies don’t listen to their customers.

The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.
The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.

There's no luck in business. There's only drive, determination, and more drive.
There’s no luck in business. There’s only drive, determination, and more drive.

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
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.

The more successful you are, the more you need to learn and grow. Your commitment to learning has to be continuous and unrelenting.
The more successful you are, the more you need to learn and grow. Your commitment to learning has to be continuous and unrelenting.

The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.Peter Drucker
The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.Peter Drucker

Solve a real problem. You don't start a company because you want to be an entrepreneur or the fame and glory that comes along with it. You become an entrepreneur to solve a real problem.
Solve a real problem. You don’t start a company because you want to be an entrepreneur or the fame and glory that comes along with it. You become an entrepreneur to solve a real problem.

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

If it doesn't sell, it isn't creative. David Ogilvy
If it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative. David Ogilvy

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures. Tom Peters
Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing… layout, processes, and procedures.

A team aligned behind a vision will move mountains. Sell them on your roadmap and don't compromise _ care about the details, the fit and finish.
A team aligned behind a vision will move mountains. Sell them on your roadmap and don’t compromise – care about the details, the fit and finish.

The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers.

The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers.

Startups don't win by attacking. They win by transcending. There are exceptions of course, but usually the way to win is to race ahead, not to stop and fight.

Startups don’t win by attacking. They win by transcending. There are exceptions of course, but usually the way to win is to race ahead, not to stop and fight.

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.

Nothing works better than just improving your product.

Nothing works better than just improving your product.

Make something people want includes making a company that people want to work for.

Make something people want includes making a company that people want to work for.

If you believe in something, work nights and weekends. It won_t feel like work.

If you believe in something, work nights and weekends. It won’t feel like work.

Focus on the long term, and always do what's right to grow the company and not make short-term decisions. And outlast everyone one.

Focus on the long term, and always do what’s right to grow the company and not make short-term decisions. And outlast everyone one.

Every problem has a solution. You just have to be creative enough to find it.

Every problem has a solution. You just have to be creative enough to find it.

Business is a combination of war and sport.

Business is a combination of war and sport.
I_ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed

I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.

The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.

The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.

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.

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.

Great companies are built on great products.

Great companies are built on great products.

Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes playing a poor hand well.

Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes playing a poor hand well.

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins cash and experience. Take the experience first_ the cash will come later.

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.

Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.

Chase the vision, not the money_ the money will end up following you.

Chase the vision, not the money; the money will end up following you.

Any time is a good time to start a company.

Any time is a good time to start a company.

There_s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.

There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

Technology is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.

Technology is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.

Real difficulties can be overcome_ it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.

Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.

If you_re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business

If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.

Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.

Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.

Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.

Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.

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