Sometimes Inspiration is the Key Ingredient

As we get ready for the seasons to change, it’s a great time to get inspired about the future, team goals and the execution of those goals. We gain inspiration from everywhere and all types of individuals. Each day our team receives a new quote to keep us motivated and looking forward.

Below is a list of the quotes we have shared among one another in recent months. Copy them down or print them out and refer to it for inspiration when your day is lacking. Here’s to reaching your goals in the days ahead!


“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”
– Thomas A. Edison


“Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.” 
– Stephen R. Covey


“Wake up, get up and show up. Give your best, conquer and defeat your Goliath!”
– Seth Villanueva


“The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting”
– Walt Disney


“The best way to predict your future is to create it.”
– Abraham Lincoln


“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
– Michael Jordan


“The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.”
– John D. Rockefeller


“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”
– Thomas A. Edison


“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”
– Booker T. Washington


“Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions.”
– Earl Gray Stevens


“You must bring every particle of your energy, unanswerable resolution, your best efforts, your persistent industry to your task or the best will not come out of you. You must back up your ambition by your whole nature, by unbounded enthusiasm and a determination to win which knows no failure.”
– Orison Swett Marden


“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it or work around it.”
– Michael Jordan


“Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive.”
– Eric A. Burns


“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
– Mark Twain


“Winning isn’t everything–but wanting to win is.”
– Vince Lombardi


“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”
– Stephen Covey


“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” 
– John Wooden


“Set a goal, have a plan, execute that plan.”
– Bob Gassoff


“I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.”
– Donald Trump


“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


“One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.”
– Kareem Abdul


“Great leaders are not always in front, they also know who to follow. Be the best in yourself and lead, see the best in others and follow. Know when to lead. Know when to follow.”
–  Matthew McConaughey


“The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.”
– Bruce Feirstein


“Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.”
– Theodore N. Vail


“To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.”
– Mike Gafka