business-quotesHello everyone and welcome back for the second installment of Notable Business Quotes. The purpose of this series of articles is to inspire business professionals no matter the age or industry. All of the people who spoke patented these quotes have made millions and even billions of dollars doing what they love, inspiring passion and innovation, and above all changing the landscape of business forever.

These quotes have definitely meant something to me and have given me the drive and push to better myself as a professional working in New York City. If you haven’t seen the previous version you can view it here. Enjoy the list and please share!

Steve Jobs – CEO, Apple Inc.

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”

Les Brown – International Motivational Speaker and Author

“If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts  will take you places that will amaze you.”

Richard Branson – CEO & Founder of Virgin Group

“Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.”

Andrew Carnegie – Founder of Carnegie Corporation

“The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.”

Larry Ellison – CEO, Oracle Corporation

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

John D. Rockefeller – Founder of Standard Oil Company

“If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.”

David Packard -Co-founder of Hewlett Packard

“Take risks. Ask big questions. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes; if you don’t make mistakes, you’re not reaching far enough.”

Thank you for reading!

Nona Black