As a small business owner, you have tough days – we all do. When you’re facing a challenge that seems insurmountable, are frustrated by a client, or feeling so exhausted you just want to nap for a week, read through these business quotes that inspired us in 2015.
And here’s to a great 2016!
Perfect is nice, but you can’t afford it. None of us can. – Seth Godin
Purpose motivates the best people and the best in people. –Nilofer Merchant
What we fear doing most is usually what we need to do most. – Tim Ferriss
You become happy when you watch someone do something really remarkable and shine a light on it. – Kare Anderson
Understand the deeper meaning of what clients say to get to the root of what they want. – Peter Shankman
When you can’t go forward, the only way to keep moving at all is to take a step back. – Whitney Johnson
If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you’re not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later. – Richard Branson
We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. – Ariana Huffington
Businesses are no longer the sole creator of their brand; it is co-created by consumers through shared experiences and defined by the results of online searches and conversations. – Brian Solis
A large part of this relationship marketing concept is allowing yourself to be a little bit vulnerable and let people in. – Mari Smith
Bet on your strengths. Don’t give a f**k about what you suck at. – Gary Vaynerchuk
Being confident and believing in your own self-worth is necessary to achieving your potential. – Sheryl Sandberg
What good is an idea if it remains an idea? Try. Experiment. Iterate. Fail. Try again. Change the world. – Simon Sinek
You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you. – Marissa Mayer
They key is, no matter what story you tell, make your buyer the hero. – Chris Brogan
To be really great, you need to be naturally funny in order to stand out. But you can work at it, and find the best vehicle that you have to communicate what you’re saying to people. – Amy Schumer
Make your marketing so useful, people would pay for it. – Jay Baer
What inspired you in 2015?
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