Epic quotes, they are what I turn to when I’m running low on inspiration. It’s encouraging to look at those who have been there, done that and crossed the chasm successfully.
Usually I’ll spend some time reading the biography of a person I respect, or if I just need a booster shot of entrepreneurial gumption I’ll browse through some of my favorite quotes. Then I thought “why keep these little gems all to myself?”, thus: 45 epic quotes for extraordinary entrepreneurs.
Epic Customer Service Quotes
- If we don’t take care of our customers, someone else will. – Unknown
- If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends. – Jeff Bezos
- You’ll never have a product or price advantage again. They can be easily duplicated, but a strong customer service culture can’t be copied. – Jerry Fritz
- The way to gain a good reputation, is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear. – Socrates
- Here is a simple but powerful rule – always give people more than what they expect to get. – Nelson Boswell
Today I had to tap a grown man on the shoulder and ask him to more or less “move it or lose it” in line for the water fountain. When the gentleman in question queued up, with a line growing behind him, began texting furiously and whilst doing so completely forgot the world beyond his cell phone.
One reason I jump at any chance to get out of the country is because it’s an opportunity for purposeful disconnection.
Smile, whether you feel like it or not, it breeds confidence.
Successful people are confident people, there are no two ways about it. Even if the successful person doesn’t seem confident in the suave way the media often portrays captains of industry, I will bet you dollars to donuts they possess quiet confidence—which is often times the most powerful.
People who achieve their goals are people who believe in themselves first, and their goals second.
Bright Lights, Big City, Vegas Girl: As I taxi’d into New York City, watching the landscape unfold in front of me, I had the realization that I’ve been trying to get here my whole life. From being born outside of Dallas, to growing up in the soul withering heat of Vegas… deep down I was crawling my way towards America’s Mecca.
Last week I felt like I had hit a wall when it came to productivity. So I took the weekend off, walked a lot, ate some good food and read a lot.
During my reading this weekend I came across these 33 inspiring quotes that I wanted to share with you. Read through them – it should only take a few minutes – and let me know what you think, or if you have some to add.
Completing one little goal at a time is what builds skyscrapers and lean startups!
This is a Guest Post from Jaime Tardy at Eventual Millionaire.
2011 is just around the corner! So while you prepare your hats and horns don’t forget to plan your entrepreneurial journey for the coming year.
I’m sure most people reading this have been in love at one point in their life. It’s a wonderful feeling that fills your heart with wonder, awe and inspiration. If you haven’t been in love before, promptly go out and find someone to fall in love with, then come back and read the rest of this post… go on now.
Last summer I talked at length about an idea I had to cover a Cadillac Escalade completely in small advertisements & drive it around for a year. I thought that I could get a free Escalade and all the advertisers could get some cheap publicity.
**This post was originally written just for my mailing list, but I had such an overwhelming positive response to it I decided I needed to share it with the “world” at large through a blog post. If this seems like it is speaking straight at you or you have additional words of wisdom to add please do so at the end.
I had a particularly frustrating last few days and the nagging harpy of self doubt was starting to whisper into my ear.