SHARE

  1. “I wanted to be an editor or journalist. I wasn’t really interested in becoming an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going.” – Richard Branson
  2. “Skills make you rich, not theories.” Rich Dad
  3. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and only five Minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you will do things differently.” – Warren Buffett
  4. “Great men are ordinary men with extra ordinary determination.” – Abraham Lincoln
  5. “The most important thing in your business relationships is your reputation for honesty. If you can genuinely and sincerely fake honesty, you will be a success. Never doubt it.” – The Mafia Manager
  6. “Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared, but only men of character are trusted.” – Arthur Friedman
  7. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Winston Churchill
  8. “Your words have the power to start or quench passion.” – John Mason
  9. “If the customer says they are not interested, it means you are not interesting.” – Jeffrey Citomer
  10. “The more I risk being rejected, the better my chances are of being accepted.” – Rich Dad
  11. “If you cannot negotiate, you will end up getting good deals at exorbitant prices or worse still, you will get nothing.” – Ajaero Tony Martins
  12. “In business, leadership skill is not an option. It’s a necessity.” – Rich Dad
  13. “Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.” – John D. Rockefeller
  14. “Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationship.” – Henry Ross Perot
  15. “Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, ‘make me feel important.’ Never forget this message when working with people.” – Mary Kay Ash
  16. “The ability to deal with people is as purchasable as a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other thing under the sun.” – John D. Rockefeller
  17. “If you cannot sell, you will be sold.” – Ajaero Tony Martins
  18. “A man’s success in business today turns upon his power of getting people to believe he has something they want.” – Gerland Stanley
  19. “The best way to turn a woman’s head is to tell her she has a beautiful profile.” – Sacha Guitry
  20. “The ability to sell is the number one skill in business. If you cannot sell, don’t bother thinking about becoming a business owner.” – Rich Dad
SHARE
Thinking about starting or growing your own business? It’s easier than you think! Our business and productivity books address the diverse challenges at all stages of business. Preview all our books on Amazon.


Thomas Oppong is the founder @Alltopstartups.