It is very important to keep your staff motivated. There are various ways of doing this, but sometimes a simple quote posted on the board or talked about at line ups can help. Below is a list of quotes that I like.

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started” Mark Twain

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle

“It is hard to fail, but it worse never to have tried to succeed.” Theodore Roosevelt

“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.” Theodore Roosevelt

“Simplicity is the key to brilliance.” Bruce Lee

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” Henry Ford

“You will never possess what you are unwilling to pursue.” Mike Murdock

“He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has masters himself is mightier still.” Lao-Tzu

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.” William James

“To move ahead you need to believe in yourself…have conviction in your beliefs and the confidence to execute those beliefs.” Adlin Sinclair

“People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing. A leader’s job is to help people have vision of their potential.” John Porter

“People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.” Andrew Carnegie

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” Jim Ryun

“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

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