20 quotes of famous people about entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship is not a job, it is a lifestyle.
Entrepreneurs are a separate caste of people who are not afraid of challenging themselves and the rest of the world and bring every started business to the end. They are characterized by high self-esteem, riskiness, aggressiveness and a high level of intelligence.
The life of real entrepreneurs is woven from other rules: focus on results and actions, taking on risk, constant work on yourself, work on mistakes.
As the most eccentric billionaire of our century, Richard Branson, says, business is, above all, something you care about. If you are an entrepreneur, then your business is not limited from 9 to 18, your business is your whole life.
To your attention quotes of famous entrepreneurs, revealing the true meaning of entrepreneurship:
“An entrepreneur is a person who has a vision and wants to create” – David Karp, founder and CEO of Tumblr.
“Entrepreneurship is not science and not art. It is a practice” – Peter Drucker, one of the most influential theorists of management of the 20th century.
“The entrepreneur is always looking for change, reacting to them and using them as an opportunity” – Peter Drucker, one of the most influential management theorists of the 20th century.
“Don’t worry about financing if you don’t need it. Starting a business today is cheaper than ever.” – Noah Everett, founder of Twitpic.
“There are many bad reasons to open a company. But there is only one good, the right reason, and I think you know that this reason is to change the world” – Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote.
“Entrepreneurship, especially if you are the founder, is a vocation, not a job. This is the most important advice I could give to any entrepreneur. The problem today is that entrepreneurship is cool and fashionable. Entrepreneurship for crazy people like artists. You can’t be a sculptor, an artist or a writer. It’s something you can’t get rid of. It’s inside of you “- Steve Blank, the famous American entrepreneur, the” godfather “of Silicon Valley.
“In baseball, as in business, there are three types of people: those who create what is happening, those who look at what is happening and those who are surprised that this is happening at all” – Tommy Lasorda, one of the best baseball coaches.
“A true entrepreneur is a performer, not a dreamer” – Nolan Bushnell, an American entrepreneur, the “father” of the video game industry, the founder of Atari Inc. and Chuck E. Cheese’s.
“Each of us is an entrepreneur. The only skills you need to become an entrepreneur are: the ability to fail, the ability to generate ideas, the ability to sell these ideas, the ability to realize these ideas and the ability to be persistent, in spite of our mistakes, to learn and move on to next adventure “- James Altacher, American investor.
“Do not enter businessmen on a 20-hour day. This is a myth. You need to sleep 8 hours a day to have a concentrated mind.” – James Altacher, American investor.
“If you want to be an entrepreneur, then know that this is not a job, this is a way of life. It defines you. Forget about vacation, about returning home at 6 pm. The last thing you do at night is to send letters. And in the morning, the first thing you will read the letters received during the night and you will wake up in the middle of the night. But this is justified because you are doing something for yourself “- Niklas Zennström, a Swedish entrepreneur, founder and developer of Skype.
“As an entrepreneur, you love your business as a child, and you have been taught to do your best in business” – Diamond John, an American entrepreneur, investor and broadcaster.
“Being an entrepreneur is a way of thinking. You have to see opportunities in things all the time. I like interviewing. I like to delve into stories where you don’t necessarily have right or wrong answers” - Soledad O’Brien, American journalist and TV presenter.
“An entrepreneur seeks to bite off a bit more than he can chew, hoping that he will quickly learn to chew,” Roy Ashe, co-founder of Litton Industries.
“As an entrepreneur, you should feel like you can jump out of a plane because you’re sure you’ll grab a bird on the fly.” – Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO
“What do entrepreneurs do? The first is that they see a problem. Most people don’t want to see problems … As soon as you see a problem, you will find the answer.” – Bill Drayton, social entrepreneur, founder and chairman of the non-profit fund “Ashoka: Innovations for Society”.
“An entrepreneur is not a position. It is a state of mind of people who want to change the future.” – Guy Kawasaki, managing director of Garage technology ventures, one of the first employees of Apple Computer.
“Success in business requires training, discipline and hard work. But if it doesn’t scare you, the possibilities are much greater today than ever.” – David Rockefeller, American financier.