Inspiring Business And Leadership Quotes For Entrepreneurs

In celebration of global entrepreneurship week we have gathered some of the most inspiring, uplifting motivational quotes for our fellow entrepreneurs.

Because we get it… being an entrepreneur is hard work. It is not for the faint of heart. It takes passion and tenacity, perseverance and focus. Entrepreneurs have a vision like no other. Like an internal compass they are driven to achieve more with laser-like focus.

Inspiring business and leadership quotes for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs love what they do. They wouldn’t have started out that way if they didn’t. They wanted something different; wanted to make a difference. They build engagement and trust in their business.  Their consistent and yet have the ability and willingness to adapt with change.

Entrepreneurs are innovators.  Willing to take risks but with a deep understanding of values and what their business stands for. They’ve put their heart and soul into everything they do and we see it in the work they do. There are no limits to what an entrepreneur can do when they have that entrepreneurial spirit and drive.

Inspiring business and leadership quotes for entrepreneurs

In many ways entrepreneurs are in a class of their own, somewhat like superheroes. As it takes courage to step outside the lines and try something completely on their own. Although many successful entrepreneurs are extraordinary people, they are still people.

They have families and many other life responsibilities outside their business. No one is immune to bad days and so we all have our ways to stay motivated and keep going.

Entrepreneurs above all trust and believe in themselves. Their will and desire to succeed pushes them forward.

Inspiring business and leadership quotes for entrepreneurs

Successful leaders and entrepreneurs have all created their own magic formula to stay motivated. They stay focused on their why, they adapt with change.  They have a strong will to bounce back when they are down.  These are qualities of what makes a successful entrepreneur unique.

For instance, Elon Musk turned a pipe dream into a reality, even against all odds and where others have failed.

“No, I don’t ever give up. I’d have to be dead or completely incapacitated.” – Elon Musk

People like Tony Robins lead and inspire people every day and in this TED Talk he discusses the “invisible forces” that motivate everyone’s actions. It often comes down to a simple formula.

How do you stay inspired in business? What motivates you? What tools or tricks do you have to help stay motivated?

In the spirit of Global Entrepreneurship Week, we are moved by the brilliant minds of the past and those who are paving the way with innovative thinking.‎  They remind us why we get up early each morning and go to bed late each night.  You started your business for a reason and in this post it is all about honoring entrepreneurs.

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Think you were always meant to be an entrepreneur? Was it a learned skill or were you born to always be one? Whether you were born to be an entrepreneur or if it was a learned skill, one thing is for certain entrepreneurs forge their own path.

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Entrepreneurs succeed because they have character, integrity and strong habits. They focus and persevere when others quit. The truly successful entrepreneurs never give up. In times of resistance they’ll always forge through the forest paving the way and inspiring others to push their own boundaries.

That’s you – you’re an entrepreneur! You chose to be one for a reason. By that decision alone you defy the rules and have a passion for success.

Edited photo - Diana Diana Davies-Harju, Partner, Marketing at InnovaMap

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