Until recently, I've been the type to roll my eyes at motivational quotes - they always seemed trite and to use the current terminology, basic. But strange things happen and earlier this week I found myself using Instaquote, so, without further ado, some mottos that keep me moving. A year from now, you'll wish you had started today. Have a goal that's been eating away at you? Do something to help you reach it today. Read a book. Schedule a meeting. Make a list. Tomorrow, do one more thing. And so on. These little steps add up. Not taking them now may leave you another year behind on something you want and none the wiser.
The show doesn’t go on because it’s ready; it goes on because it’s 11:30. -- Lorne Michaels We all wish we had more time to make something perfect - this isn't an excuse for laziness - but sometimes we have to accept that "done is better than perfect." Great work is often never seen because it is stuck in the editing room over changes that don't add much value to the product.
That and $2 won't get you on the subway. Perhaps this isn't exactly a "motivational" quote but it is helpful when evaluating a business relationship. People and products may appear glitzy, but they may not help your goals.
And finally, one that *I think* is my own: