17 Business Quotes That Inspired Us In 2015

December 24, 2015 Monika Jansen

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As a small business owner, you have tough days – we all do. When you’re facing a challenge that seems insurmountable, are frustrated by a client, or feeling so exhausted you just want to nap for a week, read through these business quotes that inspired us in 2015.

And here’s to a great 2016!

Perfect is nice, but you can’t afford it. None of us can. – Seth Godin

Purpose motivates the best people and the best in people. –Nilofer Merchant

What we fear doing most is usually what we need to do most. – Tim Ferriss

You become happy when you watch someone do something really remarkable and shine a light on it. – Kare Anderson

Understand the deeper meaning of what clients say to get to the root of what they want. – Peter Shankman

When you can’t go forward, the only way to keep moving at all is to take a step back. – Whitney Johnson

If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you’re not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later. – Richard Branson

We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. – Ariana Huffington

Businesses are no longer the sole creator of their brand; it is co-created by consumers through shared experiences and defined by the results of online searches and conversations. – Brian Solis

A large part of this relationship marketing concept is allowing yourself to be a little bit vulnerable and let people in. – Mari Smith

Bet on your strengths. Don’t give a f**k about what you suck at. – Gary Vaynerchuk

Being confident and believing in your own self-worth is necessary to achieving your potential. – Sheryl Sandberg

What good is an idea if it remains an idea? Try. Experiment. Iterate. Fail. Try again. Change the world. – Simon Sinek

You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you. – Marissa Mayer

They key is, no matter what story you tell, make your buyer the hero. – Chris Brogan

To be really great, you need to be naturally funny in order to stand out. But you can work at it, and find the best vehicle that you have to communicate what you’re saying to people. – Amy Schumer

Make your marketing so useful, people would pay for it. – Jay Baer

What inspired you in 2015?

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Monika Jansen

Monika Jansen

Monika Jansen is a freelance copywriter and editor who helps with companies of all shapes on sizes kick their content up to the next level. You can find her online at www.jansencomm.com.

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