The best quotes always share common traits, they cut to the heart of the matter and make hard concepts simple truths. They’re aspirational, and they’re the product of a lifetime of mistakes that have been learnt from.
After monetising an air-mattress to help make rent in 2007, Brian Chesky has started an accomodation revolution around the planet.
Our “overnight” success took 1,000 days.
– Brian Chesky
We have this responsibility or liberty to run our businesses as we see fit but we have this responsibility to build a stronger civil society along the way.
– Christopher Luxon
There’s 24 hours in a day and I guess some people can make 10 of those hours useful, other people can make 8 of those useful. I think as long as I get five hours sleep I can make 19 of those hours useful.
– Peter Beck
Failure is not to be feared. It is from failure that most growth comes.
– Dee Hock
Spend time upfront to invest in systems and processes to make long-term growth sustainable.
– Jeff Platt
Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once
– Drew Houston
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them
– Walt Disney
A big business starts small.
– Richard Branson
It’s a very satisfying experience to be able to take a company and significantly improve it in every way.
– Graeme Hart
The best path to success is to face the music. Confront your truth, look it dead in the eyes, and deal with it.
– Sam Ovens