10 Inspiring Small Business Quotes To Help You Stay On Your Grind in 2014

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As a small business owner, it is helpful to look at the journey of successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. Why not tap into words of wisdom they have shared as you bring your vision to life? Whether you are an established entrepreneur or a new startup, below are 10 pieces of business advice to keep you motivated and inspired in 2014.

 

1) “Do you know that within your power lies every step you ever dreamed of stepping and within your power lies every joy you ever dreamed of seeing? Within yourself lies everything you ever dreamed of being. Become everything that God wants you to be. It is within your reach. Dare to grow into your dreams and claim this as your motto: Let it be me.”
– Mary Kay Ash
(entrepreneur, businesswoman, beauty leader)

 

2) “Research your idea. See if there’s a demand. A lot of people have great ideas, but they don’t know if there’s a need for it. You also have to research your competition.”
– Earvin Magic Johnson
(NBA legend, entrepreneur, philanthropist)

 

3) “I had to make my own living and my own opportunity! But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them!”
Madame C.J. Walker
(entrepreneur, philanthropist, regarded as America’s first self-made female millionaire)

 

4) “Follow your instincts, that’s where true wisdom manifests itself.”
– Oprah Winfrey
(media legend, philanthropist)

 

5) “I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.”
– Estee Lauder
(entrepreneur, businesswoman, beauty leader)

 

6) “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.”
– Steve Jobs
(entrepreneur, marketer, inventor)

 

7) “Learn as many mistakes and what not to do while your business or product is small. Don’t be in such a hurry to grow your brand. Make sure that you and the market can sustain any bumps that may occur down the road.”
– Daymond John
(entrepreneur, investor, television personality)

 

8) “The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing.”
– Seth Godin
(entrepreneur, marketer)

 

9) “If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know and start charging for it.”
– Kim Garst
(entrepreneur, social media consultant)

 

10) “To succeed as an entrepreneur, it’s hard work 24/7. Be dedicated, don’t give up!”
 Lori Greiner
(inventor, entrepreneur, television personality)

Have a fabulous 2014!

Wishing you all the best, Business Rock Stars!

Be strategic!

What are your favorite business quotes? Leave a comment below or tweet them to me at @bestrategicPR.

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