Looking for inspiration? Look no further.
Here are 10 quotes that were compiled by Dave Kerpen, co-founder of social media marketing firm Likeable Media and co-author of “Likeable Business: Why Today’s Consumers Demand More and How Leaders Can Deliver.”
The quotes offer succinct business insights that anyone could benefit from, so without further adieu or explanation, here they are:
Bill Gates: “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”
Charles Darwin: “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”
Albert Einstein: “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
John F. Kennedy: “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
Navy SEAL team saying: “Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds.”
Leonardo da Vinci: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
Poet John Greenleaf Whittier: “As a … businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.”
Ernest Hemingway: “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”
Author Barbara Greene: “If you tell me, it’s an essay. If you show me, it’s a story.”
Oprah Winfrey: “I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had, I’d have done it a lot earlier.”
Paul Shread is editor in chief of the IT Business Edge technology network.