Entrepreneurial Quotes

 

 

  • All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. Thomas Edison

 

  • Will you be known as a man who passionately pursued risk, dreams and adventure? John Elderidge

 

  • Amateurs wait for inspiration, professionals do it even with a headache

 

  • Reading books is like conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.

 

  • Rockstars are not well rounded. Their weaknesses don't matter. They concentrate on their strengths, honing these to Olympian standards. Balancing strengths & weaknesses is for the mediocre.

 

  • Find ways to make all jobs measurable and publicly display scoreboards. Great employees crave score keeping. Poor employees are afraid of score keeping.

 

  • Fear isn't only a guide to keep us safe; it's also a manipulative emotion that can trick us into living a boring life. Donal Miller

 

  • Your life is basically you telling a story and for most of us, it's not a very good one. In fact, for most of us, we're just trying to stay safe, comfortable and boring. Donald Miller

 

  • Your ability to excel at an activity depends on your ability to be excited by the activity. Excitement drives practice drives performance.

 

  • "How can we make it work?" -- a great leadership question

 

  • Find a way to tell an interesting story with your life and make a positive difference in the world around you. Donald Miller

 

  • Who's the most interesting person you've met in the last 90 days? How do I get in touch with them?

 

  • You will become like the 5 people you hang out with the most.

 

  • Success rubs off. Stupid rubs off.

 

  • Get better at what you are best at. Stephen Covey

 

  • The secret to success; do what you say you're going to do. The single most powerful behavior for success.

 

  • What would a level 5 leader do in my current situation?

 

  • No amount of success at work can make up for failure at home.

 

  • Self awareness; clear and honest perspective of both your strengths and weaknesses. Lean hard into your strengths and delegate your weaknesses.

 

  • In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

 

  • Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving suavely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!"

 

  • A great man is a sentence. 2 questions that can change your life:

  • What's my sentence?

  • Was I better today than yesterday?

 

  • The best way to predict the future is to create it.

 

  • Live & work in permanent beta.

 

  • Nothing predicts happiness like gratitude; what are you grateful for?

 

  • Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

 

  • True risk comes not with action but comfortable inaction.

 

  • Life shrinks or expands in direct proportion to one's courage.

 

  • Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

 

  • He or she who tries the most stuff...wins! Tom Peters

 

  • Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Helen Keller

 

  • Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I choose to respond to it. Chuck Swindoll

 

  • The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them. George Bernard Shaw

 

  • You become like the 5 people you associate with the most. Tom Peters

 

  • Be the boss you would like to work for.

 

  • It all comes down to one thing. Get busy living or get busy dying. Shawshank Redemption

 

  • Busy is a victim word.

 

  • Think big, start small, scale fast.

 

  • Life belongs to those who are disciplined.

 

  • Don't strive to be a well rounded leader. Instead, discover your zone and stay there. Then delegate everything else. Andy Stanley

 

  • Successful people form the habit of doing things failures don't like to do.

 

  • Successful people are motivated by achieving results unlike most people who are motivated by comfortable methods. Bust out of comfort zones.

 

  • Intentionally choose discomfort; this is how you grow.

 

  • What is the one thing I can do, such that by doing it, everything else will be easier or Unnecessary

 

  • Give me a lever long enough and I can move the world

 

  • Courage isn't the lack of fear. It's being the first one on the line to strap it on despite the fear

 

  • If you don't like where you are 'Own It' and course correct.

 

  • If you want to grow, you've got to 'get comfortable feeling uncomfortable

 

  • If I don't achieve something I only have one person to blame... myself. Period, end of story.

 

  • The smartest thing I did was surround myself with people much smarter than me!

 

  • They're called blind-spots for a reason - you can't see them. Engage others to expand your field of vision. #Leadership

 

  • DICIPLINE is just choosing between what you want NOW and want you want MOST.

 

  • If you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room.

 

  • Your primary resource is not your time it's your energy, and your ability to energize others.                 --Bill Hybels

 

  • Leaders goal: Be a reader; not just of books but of life. Everyday you are surrounded by lessons to absorb & apply.

 

  • Prove out small bets before you make bigger bets

 

  • The guy who gets killed is often the guy who got nervous. The guy who doesn’t care anymore, who has said, “I’m already dead—the fact that I live or die is irrelevant and the only thing that matters is the accounting I give of myself,” is the most formidable force in the world.

2010 - present

2010 - present