It is the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021. Your leadership, dedication, and persistence are more vital right now than ever before. So, we wanted to end the year with some inspiration from business leaders who also went through economic uncertainty and talk about how you can use that inspiration as you move into the new year.
Leadership Quotes to Inspire You in the New Year
Here are some of our favorite quotes, along with a few notes and thoughts of how you can use these to fuel growth in the new year.
On Launching a New Idea or Business:
2021 may be the year you branch out and create a new company, build a new product, or launch an improved version of your signature service. If you are thinking big this new year, read these quotes to get inspired and energized!
“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.”
Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks
“Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start.”
Simon Sinek, Author and Speaker
“Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small.”
Timothy Ferriss, Entrepreneur
“Being an entrepreneur isn’t just a job title, and it isn’t just about starting a company. It’s a state of mind. It’s about seeing connections others can’t, seizing opportunities others won’t, and forging new direction that others haven’t.”
Tory Burch, Fashion Designer
All of the above quotes are about launching that next big idea or seizing the opportunity that has been presented. Take some time to think, what big idea or opportunity can you seize in 2021?
On Best Practices
These are just a few best practices that had us nodding our heads as we looked for quotes on success and entrepreneurship. Keep these in mind as you move forward into the new year.
“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”
Steve Jobs, Business Magnate and Cofounder of Apple
“Solving big problems is easier than solving little problems.”
Sergey Brin, Google Co-Founder
“Make sure your existing customers are happy, otherwise you’re toast.”
Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom
Keep these quotes in mind as you move into 2021. How can you work with customers and solve their big problems with high-quality solutions?
Creating a successful business can seem daunting during difficult economic times – but it can be done! Take a look at these quotes from business owners and entrepreneurs who have been through it all.
“A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.”
Charles Schwab, Investor and Financial Executive
“I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.”
Oprah Winfrey, Media Mogul
“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 you how lucky you are.”
Mark Cuban, Media Proprietor
“You don’t have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream.”
Michael Dell, Founder and CEO of Dell Technologies
“Fun is one of the most important – and underrated – ingredients in any successful venture. If you’re not having fun, then it’s probably time to call it quits and try something else.”
Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group
We ended on that Branson quote because it’s vital. Whatever you choose to do or succeed in, we hope you focus on the fun you can have!
Are you ready to achieve business success in 2021? If so, we are here for you. Contact us today to find out how Business Success Consulting Group can support and bolster your company’s success in 2021.