The spirit that’s involved in becoming a successful entrepreneur takes energy and vigor. Lessons are always to be learned along the road and gathering insight from fellow colleagues can be invaluable.
Sometimes the words you hear can be so profound they may change your view ultimately for the better. Take these brilliant words, you as an entrepreneur must hear from Sir Richard Branson on your journey to entrepreneurial domination.
“To me, business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It’s about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials.”
“Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.”
“Learn from failure. If you are an entrepreneur and your first venture wasn’t a success, welcome to the club!”
“My definition of success? The more you’re actively and practically engaged, the more successful you will feel.”
“Listen. Take the best. Leave the rest.”
“Happiness is the secret ingredient for successful businesses. If you have a happy company it will be invincible.”
“If you don’t have time for the small things, you won’t have time for the big things.”
“There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions – in a way that serves the world and you.”
“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.”
“Life is a hell of a lot more fun if you say yes rather than no.”
“Your company should act as a springboard for ambitious employees, not a set of shackles.”
“You’ve got to take risks if you’re going to succeed. I would much rather ask forgiveness than permission.”
“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.”
“Cover the downside.”