Burt Dubin

Marketing is creating conditions by which others decide on their own that they want what you’ve got.

Jay Conrad Levinson

There are two kinds of marketing: expensive and inexpensive. Expensive marketing is the kind that doesn’t work. Inexpensive marketing is the kind that works—regardless of cost.

E.M. Kelly

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says ‘Go!’, a leader says “Let’s go!”

John Paul DeJoria

he difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is the successful people do all the things the unsuccessful people don’t want to do.

Mark Cuban

It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. It doesn’t matter how many times you almost get it right. No one is going to know or care about your failures, and neither should you. All you have to do is learn from them and those around you because […] all that matters in business is that you get it right once. Then everyone can tell … [ Read more ]

Dale Carnegie

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Al Bernstein

Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.

Brendon Burchard

I’ve seen that phenomenally successful people believe they can learn something from everybody. I call them ‘mavericks with mentors.’ Richard Branson, for instance, is a total maverick, but he surrounds himself with incredibly successful, smart people and he listens to them.

Eric Ries

Startup success is not a consequence of good genes or being in the right place at the right time. Startup success can be engineered by following the right process, which means it can be learned, which means it can be taught.

Kazuo Inamori

Too many people think only of their own profit. But business opportunity seldom knocks on the door of self-centered people. No customer ever goes to a store merely to please the storekeeper.

Robert Brault

Among the things that you, and you alone, are the absolute and final judge of is whether or not you are a success.

Robert H. Schuller

Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure. It just means you haven’t succeeded yet.

Adam Osborne

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake—you can’t learn anything from being perfect.

Seneca

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.

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