Small Business Quotes

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Shirley George Frazier
“Surround yourself with like-minded people who support you on the road to success.”
Shirley George Frazier, Marketing Strategies for the Home-Based Business: Solutions You Can Use Today

Sheryl WuDunn
“...when women gain control over spending, less family money is devoted to instant gratification and more for education and starting small businesses.”
Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Michael J. Marx
“Decision making and problem solving are not the same. To solve a problem, one needs to find a solution. To make a decision, one needs to make a choice.”
Michael J. Marx, Ethics & Risk Management for Christian Coaches

Anita Campbell
“Update a traditional element of your business with social media designs. Facebook, Twitter, and other social media are hot right now, and leveraging their popularity can make your business stand out, be memorable, and seem fresh and up-to-date.”
Anita Campbell, Visual Marketing: 99 Proven Ways for Small Businesses to Market with Images and Design

“Mom & pop stores are not about something small; they are about something big. Ninety percent of all U.S. businesses are family owned or controlled. They are important not only for the food, drink, clothing, and tools they sell us, but also for providing us with intellectual stimulation, social interaction, and connection to our communities. We must have mom & pop stores because we are social animals. We crave to be part of the marketplace. ”
Robert Spector, The Mom & Pop Store: How the Unsung Heroes of the American Economy Are Surviving and Thriving

Nicole Fende
“Not a single person has died of boredom reading this book.”
Nicole Fende, How to be a Finance Rock Star

Nicole Fende
“Many small businesses would rather face an angry barbarian horde than tackle their cash flow statement or price a new product.”
Nicole Fende, How to be a Finance Rock Star

Nicole Fende
“I see dead Presidents. Lincoln, Jefferson, Franklin, and Washington.”
Nicole Fende, How to be a Finance Rock Star

Nicole Fende
“If you don’t laugh reading this book I’ll eat my pocket protector. Wait, did I just admit I had a pocket protector?”
Nicole Fende, How to be a Finance Rock Star

Daniel Burrus
“It used to be that the big eat the small; now it’s the fast that eat the slow. Fast is the new big.”
Daniel Burrus, Flash Foresight: How to See the Invisible and Do the Impossible: Seven Radical Principles That Will Transform Your Business

“You need a healthy, thriving self-employed ecosystem. An ecosystem that integrates the three main elements of self-employed success--personal development, business strategies, and daily habit.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“The safest way to be in business today and the way to gain as much control over your business as possible, is to have a business model of multiples where you can reach a multiple of audiences in multiple ways.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“The beginning of change doesn’t come from motivation and dangling carrots. It begins with being clear about what you want to get away from.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“Most people set intentions wrong. The right way to set intentions is to be clear on what you want to go FROM and what you want to go TO.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“We stretch ourselves when the impact we want to make and the life we want to create is bigger than the fear and challenges.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“We are doing business in the empowerment age. It is our job to empower our customers to choose us. The moment you tell them to choose you, they will back up. The moment you tell someone to trust you, they won’t.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“Strive to be bored is a contradictory statement for most entrepreneurs. But we have to strive to be bored to make space for more if we want to grow our business.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“Putting a stake in the ground that you’re self-employed is important. It’s the only term that accurately portrays your lifestyle and your business model.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“Having a successful life and business requires that we first learn who we are, then do what we have to do in order to have what we want.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“We used to build businesses with all effort and hard work. Today, we create businesses by paying attention to what the market wants and co-creating with those we serve.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“We don’t let go of something until the benefits of what’s ahead are greater than what we’ve been holding on to.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“Build systems for the business to come, not the business you have.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“The biggest risk is not in what you build. It is in not supporting what you build.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“To create success in your business, you have to protect your capacity to serve others by learning to work efficiently and effectively.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“Your success is limited by your personal development- what you think you’re capable of, what you think you deserve, and the mindsets that hold you back.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“The self-employed need business strategies that are relationship-based, not transactional, authentic to who you are, and right-sized for small business.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“Daily habits that create steady mindsets are vital to be sure the uncontrollable circumstances of business and life don’t derail you.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“It is not your job to prove your value to anyone. It is your job to find the people that already value what you do.”
Jeffrey Shaw, The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success

“The best way to support your "friend's" business is to pay full price.”
Jason Langella

Richie Norton
“Please start a business during this depressive recession. Your opportunity only goes up from here. Opportunities come and go but if you do nothing about them so do you.”
Richie Norton

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