Small Business Quotes

Quotes tagged as "small-business" (showing 1-30 of 71)
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

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
“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

Nicole Fende
“I see dead Presidents. Lincoln, Jefferson, Franklin, and Washington.”
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

Amber Hurdle
“With a strong personal brand, you become the only option in the eyes of your ideal customer.”
Amber Hurdle, The Bombshell Business Woman: How to Become a Bold, Brave, and Successful Female Entrepreneur

Alessandro Busà
“Over a decade of citywide rezonings, land speculations, and corporate bidding wars for available commercial space has produced a Darwinian habitat where corporate retail proliferates, and where mom-and-pops have become an endangered species.”
Alessandro Busà, The Creative Destruction of New York City: Engineering the City for the Elite

Dmytro Zaporozhtsev
“Choose and create a circle of proper advisors around you. Do not discuss your project with your relatives, neighbor, grandmother, friends’ friends, pastor, or babysitter! Thank God pets can’t talk or you’d probably ask their opinions too!”
Dmytro Zaporozhtsev, Outsourcing Tips and Tricks: Getting the Best Bang for Your Buck

“10% of my Life is out of my control. I am responsible for 90% only.”
Muhammad Zahid Iqbal

Sarah Gerdes
“Everyone you come in contact with knows a person who runs or owns a business. Make sure they know what you do, so when the time comes, you get the call, not someone else.”
Sarah Gerdes, The Overlooked Expert

Sarah Gerdes
“Hidden skills and knowledge are the essence of a successful small business or consulting firm. Unlease and leverage what is locked inside your head to help others while help yourself.”
Sarah Gerdes, The Overlooked Expert

Sarah Gerdes
“The business motivation behind creating a partnership is to dramatically accelerate revenue at a fraction of the cost.”
Sarah Gerdes, The Overlooked Expert

Sarah Gerdes
“Your confidence, competence and belief will sustain you through the fear, uncertainty and doubt you will face. Knowing with everything you are, that you can do it.”
Sarah Gerdes, The Overlooked Expert

Sarah Gerdes
“Where one sees a dead end, another sees a freeway without a speed limit. That's what separates the entrepreneur or small business owner from the rest of the world.”
Sarah Gerdes, The Overlooked Expert

Sarah Gerdes
“The Overlooked Expert is the person who's fully capable of starting and running a profitable business.”
Sarah Gerdes, The Overlooked Expert

“No one can stop you growing in this digital world.”
Muhammad Zahid Iqbal

Timi Nadela
“I think the biggest mistake salespeople make is they pretend they’re not salespeople but a consultant. The word changes, but the people are the same.”
Timi Nadela, Get To The Top

“Woman are told they can’t start a business. They need more positive role models. Government Contracting can be a way to get started.”
Linda Rawson, The Minority and Women-Owned Small Business Guide to Government Contracts: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Michelle Tillis Lederman
“People do business with people they like.”
Michelle Tillis Lederman, 11 Laws of Likability

Dmytro Zaporozhtsev
“While “Yes madam,” or “At your service, sir,” might boost your ego, obsequiousness can also distract you from your project’s needs—and remember, flattery is not an indicator of professional service.”
Dmytro Zaporozhtsev, Outsourcing Tips and Tricks: Getting the Best Bang for Your Buck

Dmytro Zaporozhtsev
“Don’t blindly trust Specialty Providers, because not all Providers in this category are equal—always consult your own circle of advisors when evaluating a Specialty Provider’s work. Just like a high-end Chinese-made car will never be equal to a high-end German-made car.”
Dmytro Zaporozhtsev, Outsourcing Tips and Tricks: Getting the Best Bang for Your Buck

Dmytro Zaporozhtsev
“A Provider is not a magician. He cannot wave a magic wand and produce a perfect product—solutions take time and effort to produce... However, he will have an expertise in his field and he will use this expertise in his work. If you have chosen your Provider wisely, begin by trusting his expertise. Allow your Provider the freedom to do his work.”
Dmytro Zaporozhtsev, Outsourcing Tips and Tricks: Getting the Best Bang for Your Buck

“A small businesses ability to gain an edge for a profitable niche is not by just focusing on the dynamic market gap, but by identifying a market within the gap.”
Wayne Chirisa

Ashley Asti
“When you buy a product, you don’t just buy the product: you buy everything that company stands for.

Sisters, are your things rooted in peace?”
Ashley Asti, Dear Sisters: Your Nature is to Bloom

Sandy Jones-Kaminski
“A networking event is a farmer event, not a hunter event. You’re there to plant seeds and cultivate your garden, not bag prey.”
Sandy Jones-Kaminski, I'm at a Networking Event--Now What???: A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Any Networking Event

Nigel J. Bennett
“Sometimes​ ​in​ ​business,​ ​you​ ​get​ ​a​ ​whack​ ​on​ ​the​ ​side​ ​of​ ​the​ ​head,​ ​sometimes​ ​a​ ​gentle nudge​ ​out​ ​of​ ​your​ ​comfort​ ​zone.​ ​Either​ ​can​ ​be​ ​a​ ​blessing​ ​in​ ​disguise.”
Nigel J. Bennett, Take That Leap: Risking It All for What Really Matters

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