Need a little hump day pick-me-up? Well I’ve got you covered with these quotes brought to you by some pretty badass entrepreneurs.
“To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it.” – Catherine Cook, co-founder of MyYearbook.
“Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” – Guy Kawasaki, founder of AllTop.
“If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” – Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook.
“There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.” – Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote.
“The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.” – Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.
“If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” – Ray Kroc, Founder of McDonalds.
“Always deliver more than expected.” —Larry Page, co-founder of Google.
“You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.” – Steve Case, co-founder of AOL.
“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks.
“I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple.
“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group.
“If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” – Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn.
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