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15 Motivational Quotes to Help You Kickstart Your Work Week

Because what you continually focus on becomes drawn to you, you want to think about the things you want so you can work toward them. Reading motivational quotes is one way to focus your thoughts on being successful. Here are 15 quotes to keep you motivated while building your business. For help finding top talent, contact the seasoned Orange County finance recruiters at Alliance Resource Group.

I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it. — Estée Lauder

The only way you will be successful is by planning your work and working your plan. Set high goals, break them down into achievable steps, and go after what you want.

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. – Peter F. Drucker

Know the difference between managing and leading. Managing involves making sure everyone is completing their tasks and fulfilling their responsibilities. Leading is showing them what needs to be done and helping to accomplish it.

What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while. – unknown

The actions you take every day add up to create achievements. Make sure your daily productivity results in big wins throughout the year.

Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth. — Julie Andrews

Don’t let obstacles get in the way of achieving what you want. Keep going until you reach your objectives.

If not us, who? If not now, when? – John F. Kennedy

Step up when offered a new project or responsibility. Take on tasks that nobody else wants. Someone will benefit professionally from the experiences. It may as well be you.

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. – unknown

Innovators know that anything is possible. Keep working on solving a problem until you find what works.

You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them. — Shonda Rhimes

Take away the limits that you or others set. The only person stopping you is you.

Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are. – Dale Carnegie

Actions speak louder than words. Make sure your actions show who you really are when you think nobody is watching. Someone always is.

Don’t worry about failure. You have to get it right only once. – Unknown

Failure is not an endpoint. Use your mistakes to learn what went wrong and how you can improve. Continue modifying your approach until you discover what works.

A year from now you may wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb

Pursue opportunities you are passionate about. What you do today will affect what you do in the future. Create today the life that you want tomorrow.

You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do. – Carl Gustav Jung

Follow through on what you say you will do. When you hold yourself accountable for your actions, others will follow your lead.

The biggest risk is not taking any risk. – Mark Zuckerberg

Growth does not happen without change. Take advantage of opportunities and experiences as they arise. Get comfortable being uncomfortable.

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. – Jim Rohn

Focus on professional development. Continuously adding to your skill set and experience makes you even more valuable to a company and sets you up for career advancement.

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi

Facing setbacks does not define you. Keep moving forward no matter your circumstances.

Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. – Robert Kiyosaki

Even though you may not attain something on your first attempt, continue trying. Success is even better the longer you work for it.

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