Inspiration 10 motivational quotes you should mull over this weekend

Here are 10 quotes from very successful leaders and entrepreneurs to get you motivated and amped up for next week.

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Steve Jobs brought a "beginner's mind" to his work at Apple.

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As entrepreneur, being a leader — a boss — can be really difficult. It can feel like the hardest job on the planet even. 

No matter how large your team is, or how well they work together, it always boils down to you in the end. This means you also have to find inspiration and motivation for yourself. 

One great place to find that motivation and inspiration from other leaders and entrepreneurs who have been there and done that — and did it very well too. Here are 10 quotes from very successful leaders and entrepreneurs to get you motivated and amped up for next week:

  1. “My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better.” Steve Jobs

  2. “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another.” John C. Maxwell

  3. “Wisdom equals knowledge plus courage. You have to not only know what to do and when to do it, but you have to also be brave enough to follow through.” Jarod Kintz

  4. “In a battle between two ideas, the best one doesn’t necessarily win. No, the idea that wins is the one with the most fearless heretic behind it.” Seth Godin

  5. “Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.” Patrick Lencioni

  6. “Leadership is an action, not a position.” Donald McGannon

  7. “I cannot give you a formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.” Herbert Bayard Swope

  8. “Show me the man you honor and I will know what kind of man you are.” Thomas John Carlisle

  9. “The challenge of leadership is to be strong but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” Jim Rohn

  10. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” Eleanor Roosevelt

Digest these quotes and understand the nuances which these entrepreneurs and leaders are trying to pass across with their statements.

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Do you know any great quotes that other entrepreneurs can get inspiration from? Share in the comments section below. Happy hunting!

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