Jim Stovall says: “You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.”

This is one great business motivational quotes. I know these days almost every one is scrambling to adapt in today’s volatile world of business. Some are mired deep in serious trouble and others who in better shape are searching for smart ways to keep afloat.

business motivational quotesWhile you are in the midst of finding and funding your way out, I think we all need some quick pick-me-up business motivational quotes to boost your morale. Here are my selections:


“You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” – Warren Buffett


“There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.” – Michel de Montaigne


“There is nothing permanent except change.” – Heraclitus


“Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.” – Charles F. Kettering


“Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.” – Dwight Eisenhower


“I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.” – Oprah Winfrey


“To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult. ” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


“The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many.” – John Naisbitt


“Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” – Zig Ziglar (Better Than Good: Creating a Life You Can’t Wait to Live)


“Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.” – James Thurber


success is found in the daily doings“Success is found in the daily doings.” – Quotationize


“The pessimist complains about the wind.The optimist expects it to change. The Leader adjusts the sails.” – John C. Maxwell (Good Leaders Ask Great Questions: Your Foundation for Successful Leadership)


“Your income is directly related to your philosophy, NOT the economy.” – Jim Rohn


“To win without risk is to triumph without glory.” – Pierre Corneille


“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” – Peter F Drucker (Managing Oneself (Harvard Business Review Classics)


“In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.” – Harold Geneen (Managing)


“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin


“I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.” – Donald Trump (Think Big: Make It Happen in Business and Life)


“I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.” – Edward Appleton


“One chance is all you need.” – Jesse Owens


“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.’ – Henry Ford


“Business is a combination of war and sport.” – André Maurois


“The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers.” – John Egan


“Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn’t always have to be their top priority.” – William Arthur Ward


“It is not the employer who pays the wages. He only handles the money. It is the product that pays the wages.” – Henry Ford


“Hire character. Train skill.” – Peter Schutz


“Professionalism is a frame of mind, not a paycheck.” – Cecil Castle


“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates


“To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson, Sr.


“Successful enterprises are usually led by a proven chief executive who is a competent benevolent dictator.” – Richard Pratt


“The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.” – Henry Ford


“It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises but only performance is reality.” – Harold Geneen


“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.” – Malcolm Forbes


“You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety.” – Abraham Maslow


“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin


“When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” – Benjamin Franklin


“Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.” – Mahatma Gandhi


“The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore; It will be the fast beating the slow.” – Rupert Murdoch


“Change, before you have to.” – Jack Welch


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