Million Dollar Tips

“Be weird. These days, the market is saturated with products that just don’t stand out. Don’t be afraid to embrace your unique ideas—you’ll actually have the advantage.” – Brooke DaSilva


“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” – Nolan Bushnell


“To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it.” – Catherine Cook


“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky


“There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” – Jason Fried


“If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” – Mark Zuckerberg


“There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.” – Phil Libin


“The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.” – Marc Benioff


“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford


“If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” – Ray Kroc


“Watch, listen, and learn. You can’t know it all yourself. Anyone who thinks they do is destined for mediocrity.” – Donald Trump


“Always deliver more than expected.” – Larry Page


“You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.” – Steve Case


“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz


“I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs


“Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” – Anthony Volodkin


“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney


“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson


“Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone


“When you cease to dream you cease to live” – Malcolm Forbes


“Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.” – Noah Everett


“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates


“Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.” – Peter Drucker


“In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.” – David Ogilvy


“If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” – Reid Hoffman


“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” – Steve Jobs


“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates


“A friendship founded on business is a good deal better than a business founded on friendship.” – John D. Rockefeller


“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” – Ray Kroc


“Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.” – Henry Ford


“High expectations are the key to everything.” – Sam Walton


“Your brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room.” – Jeff Bezos


“When you innovate, you’ve got to be prepared for everyone telling you you’re nuts.” – Larry Ellison


“When you live for others’ opinions, you are dead. I don’t want to live thinking about how I’ll be remembered.” – Carlos Slim Helu


“Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” – Donald Trump


“Those who are blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with follow-through who excel.” – Mary Kay Ash


“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney


“Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked” – Warren Buffet


“If you want to be inventive – you have to be willing to fail.” – Jeff Bezos


“As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump


“Remembering you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” – Steve Jobs


“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson


“Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.” – Steve Jobs


“The very first company I started failed with a great bang. The second one failed a little bit less, but still failed. The third one, you know, proper failed, but it was kind of okay. I recovered quickly. Number four almost didn’t fail. It still didn’t really feel great, but it did okay. Number five was PayPal.” – Max Levchin


“You jump off a cliff and you assemble an airplane on the way down.” – Reid Hoffman


“So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” – Caterina Fake


“There is no luck, you work hard and study things intently. If you do that for long and hard enough you’re successful.” – Jason Calacanis


“Be a user of your own product. Make it better based on your own desires. But don’t trick yourself into thinking you are the user.” – Evan Williams

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