Best 1 380 of Entrepreneur quotes - MyQuotes
Robots are the new middle class. And everyone else will either be an entrepreneur or a temp staffer.
To leverage means to create a win-win situation.
Being an entrepreneur is not about being in love with an idea, it's about being in love with running a company.
Most of what I learned as an entrepreneur was by trial and error.
Realism is for pessimists. An optimist creates his own reality.
One of the first things we did was to find role models or mentors at companies that had achieved what we wanted to do. We bribed them or annoyed them for long enough until they decided to mentor us.
If you have to spend your time motivating people, you're not a leader, you're an ineffective manager.
Creativity is as important as literacy.
At the end of the day, businesses should exist to provide profits for their team to share as a result of solving problems for their customers.
You can disagree with an idea without attacking the person who shared it.
Location is the key to most businesses, and the entrepreneurs typically build their reputation at a particular spot.
Edwin Arlington Robinson
The typical entrepreneur is no longer the bold and tireless man of Marshall, or the sly and rapacious Moneybags of Marx, but a mass of inert shareholders, indistinguishable from rentiers, who employ salaried managers to run their concerns.
Paul Zane Pilzer
The act of being an entrepreneur is a theological act: it is a belief that God has given you the tools to go out, make money and take care of your family.
Entrepreneurs are outsiders by nature - outsiders with a work ethic.
We started Ashoka here in India with a simple idea: that you needed social entrepreneurs to deal with problems that don't fit the business paradigm.
You can truly have it all, just not all at the same time.
Entrepreneurship rests on a theory of economy and society. The theory sees change as normal and indeed as healthy. And it sees the major task in society – and especially in the economy – as doing something different rather than doing better what is already being done. This is basically what Say, two hundred years ago, meant when he coined the term entrepreneur.
My counsel to entrepreneurs is to 'own' a region, 'own' a market, 'own' a segment. Create something you can defend. Don't get hung up on the idea that you have to go national.
The formula is simple - do more of what is working, do less of what isn't, and try on new behaviors to see if they produce better results.
Entrepreneurship is “risky” mainly because so few of the so-called entrepreneurs know what they are doing.
Where can we take no the product, but the idea?
Don't just create art to make money. Make money so you can create more art. (Exchange any words you want for 'create art' and see if it fits).
Entrepreneurs constantly confuse what they do with who they are. We're all certainly responsible for what we do, but failing doesn't make us bad people and succeeding doesn't make us omniscient.
Is it weird that when I see a cool t shirt or pick up a toothbrush or see a new car I don't think about the product itself? I think about the thousands of people and dollars to make it. I think about how the retailer that took the risk to buy and resell it. Then I work backwards to the store costs, the distributer who got it there, the shipping company that brought it over from China, the factory workers that made it, the people that sourced the materials and the people that harvested the raw materials, and on and on.. . The global economy is amazing. Your $20 t-shirt is a freaking miracle.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader. A boss says, Go! A leader says, Let's go!
We are currently not planning on conquering the world.
The classic problem as an entrepreneur is that they have a hard time delegating. But that's really crazy. Recruiting other executives is critical, so is dealing with customers and dealing with regulators. Those are functions that only the top founders can do.
I'm not a non-profit person. I think of myself as an entrepreneur who wants to work on global education.
Free basic internet access should be like dialing 911 in the US or 100 in India.
Success is only rented, and you pay the rent daily.
Bakers bake bread, accountants manage accounts and entrepreneurs turn ideas into reality.
Entrepreneurs see what others can't, do what others won't, and accomplish what others dream.
I’m encouraging young people to become social business entrepreneurs and contribute to the world, rather than just making money. Making money is no fun. Contributing to and changing the world is a lot more fun.
Live life like a Legend, and society will start acknowledging you as a great Entrepreneur !
Before I ever knew what the word Entrepeneur was, I realized in America and in the Western part of the world in general, you are given the opportunity to be whatever you want to be. And that is all anyone should ever expect from the Capitalist system. The rest is up to you. It's up to you to educate yourself. It's up to you to learn speaking skills and people skills. It's up to you to try (and usually fail, but to try again) all sorts of ventures. The rest is a combination of hard work, being at the right place ...at the right time...with the right thing...oh yes...and more (never ending) hard work.
Entrepreneurs almost always have to step out of existing institutions that embody old ways of doing things to build their vision.
Be attached to opportunities—money-making ideas—not a particular type of business or industry.
Going with the flow is responding to cues from the universe. When you go with the flow, you’re surfing Life force. It’s about wakeful trust and total collaboration with what’s showing up for you.
Central planning didn't work for Stalin or Mao, and it won't work for an entrepreneur either.
When Edison first started out with his "crazy" idea for the light bulb, skeptics were unmoved. They called Thomas Edison a con man and taunted him to prove his bulb could really work. Despite the naysayers, Edison pushed on, demonstrating the importance of sticking with his "crazy" idea which would go on to turn him into one of the world's most well-known entrepreneurs. The key here is to fan the foolish fire no matter what!
An entrepreneur must pitch a potential investor for what the company is worth as well as sell the dream on how much of a profit can be made.
Focusing on one thing and doing it really, really well can get you very far.
Sellout... I'm not crazy about the word. We're all entrepreneurs. To me, I don't care if you own a furniture store or whatever - the best sign you can put up is SOLD OUT.
Never take both hands off the pump. As an entrepreneur, you need to be on constant lookout for opportunity, and that will involve risk. But you minimize those risks by keeping one hand on the pump that is producing for you.
Leave it to me: I'm always top banana in the shock department.
Entrepreneurs are perennially short on cash, so they tend to hire less expensive and less experienced team members. Yet most founders are overworked, so they have no time and budget for coaching and training. Team members not confident in their roles lose motivation quickly.
Nobody wants to proclaim, 'I changed the world with my inferior products.'
Success is state of mind.If you want success start thinking of yourself as a success
We don't become mediocre all at once, and we rarely do it on purpose.
I look up to the modern entrepreneurs, because the one’s from the old age, many are racist, even if no one knows about that part of their lives, but I am not so ignorant that I will not learn from their work to better my life.