15 Quotes to Inspire You to Succeed

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Motivate Employees and Leaders with These Quotes

Editor’s Note: We thought the perfect way for you to start off your week is with advice from great people that will help you stand apart from the crowd, be a fish out of water, as it were. Enjoy!

  1. Understand that you need to sell you and your ideas in order to advance your career, gain more respect, and increase your success, influence and income. — Jay Abraham
  2. Even in such technical lines as engineering, about 15% of one’s financial success is due one’s technical knowledge and about 85% is due to skill in human engineering, to personality and the ability to lead people. — Dale Carnegie
  3. The winner is the chef who takes the same ingredients as everyone else and produces the best results. — Edward de Bono
  4. To be successful, you have to be able to relate to people; they have to be satisfied with your personality to be able to do business with you and to build a relationship with mutual trust. — George Ross
  5. The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn’t like to do. — Thomas Edison
  6. Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Accordingly a genius is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework. — Thomas Edison
  7. Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good. Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience. — Michael Eisner
  8. The man who has done his level best, and who is conscious that he has done his best, is a success, even though the world may write him down as a failure. — BC Forbes
  9. Success is a journey, not a destination.– Ben Sweetland
  10. I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. — Bill Cosby
  11. Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must first set yourself on fire. — Fred Shero
  12. The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake. — Alan Greenspan
  13. Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive. — Andrew Grove
  14. The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. — Theodore Roosevelt
  15. If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own. — Henry Ford

List compiled by Allan Heng. Allan, by profession, is a recruiter. With his strong desire to put the right people on the right job, he has helped many to create a win-win relationship between the employer and job seeker. http://succeedwithinterviews.blogspot.com/