Jim Rohn Jr. right there. Damn.
I wanna turn him into oil and place two drops under my tongue as soon as I start doubting myself.
Dan Peña quotes: aggressive advice from “the 50 billion dollar man.”
“Don’t be a cunt.”
“Don’t be a loser.”
“If you want to make more money, you’ll have to do things differently. You will have to do things you never even thought of doing in the past. You will have to do things out of your comfort zone.”
Just the tip: create an alternate personality that’s who you wish you could be. Your “perfect person.” Then? Do what they would do. Especially when it’s hard.
Self-made quotes: thoughts on makin’ money by your lonely.
“Self-made men are the men who owe little or nothing to birth, relationship, friendly surroundings; to wealth inherited or to early approved means of education; who are what they are, without the aid of any favoring conditions by which other men usually rise in the world and achieve great results.” – Frederick Douglass
“My main goal is to be a self-made man and have control over what’s mine.” – Kevin Hart
Agency owner: “I get leads for local businesses.”
Cynic #1: “Oh so you’re a leech?”
Cynic #2: “Capitalism at its finest – stealing leads from mom-and-pop shops and selling them back to ’em!”
Cynic #3: “You’re exactly what’s wrong with this country. I’m sure you voted for Trump too!”
Rich quotes: well-to-do words to make you fluent in Guapanese.
“The only difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they use their time.” – Robert Kiyosaki
“You can’t work three hours a week and make $100,000. Get rich quick doesn’t work. Crock pot mentality always defeats microwave mentality!” – Dave Ramsey
“If you can fix a problem with money, it’s not really a problem.” – Kim Kardashian
Clayton Kershaw quotes: on faith, humility, letting go, life after pitching, and more.
“I had so much anxiety about my own life [growing up]. If there was something that was needing to get done, I’d rather do something myself than let other people do it for me.”
“She [his mom] took on some pretty serious debt so I could play on the best sports teams. She did a great job making sure I never went without.”
“I never thought in a million years I’d get to play professional baseball.”
Tony Hsieh quotes: leaders are lame, indirect marketing, paying people to quit, being in the happiness biz, and other gems from the digital entrepreneur.
“At Zappos, we really view culture as our number one priority. We decided that if we get the culture right, most of the stuff, like building a brand around delivering the very best customer service, will just take care of itself.”
“Don’t play the games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.”
“I’ve found that it’s more interesting to build relationships with people that are not in the business world because they always can offer unique perspectives and insights, and also because those relationship tend to be more genuine.”
Billionaire quotes: 10-figure advice from the world’s wealthiest.
“If you’re not stubborn, you will give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you will pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.” – Jeff Bezos
“Don’t compare yourself to anyone in this world. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.” – Bill Gates
“All you have in business is your reputation. So, it’s very important that you keep your word.” – Richard Branson
Diahann Carroll quotes: on materialism, sexism, coping with cancer, being remembered, and more.
“The lesson that I would hope everyone would learn quite early in their career is don’t take it personally. Whatever it is that happens, don’t take it personally. It’s part of the business and the person that is either hiring or firing – that’s their business. That’s what they are there for and it has nothing to do with how you feel.”
“Make a special effort to understand what your life, professionally, is all about. As you do that, you begin to understand what the industry is all about. Where you fit and where you do not fit.”
Andy Beal quotes: rep. management OG on keeping a clean image online. Which is tough today, given the internet’s about as sanitary as a Taco Bell dumpster.
“I have been in the internet marketing space since the 90s, early on, focusing on search engine optimization. I stumbled into reputation management back in the early 2000s, while helping our own company protect and monitor its online reputation. By 2005 we were offering specific reputation management campaigns and a couple of years later I wrote my first book on the topic.”
Pejman Ghadimi quotes: luxurious lessons from the founder of Secret Entourage, piggity PJ.
“By just focusing on money, you often forego the things that truly drive great businesses – such as passion and purpose.”
“The question I pose today is simple: are scams real? Or are people blaming their failures on the idea of having been scammed, so that they don’t have to justify their continued laziness and failures?”
Pejman Ghadimi net worth: Pejman Ghadimi is a serial, self-made entrepreneur and best-selling author with an approximate net worth of $50 million dollars.
For more than two decades, Pejman has been building businesses, ranging from VIP Motoring (which offers luxury concierge services) to myPosterity (a family storytelling app) to online courses such as Watch Trading Academy (teaches you how to make money flipping watches), Exotic Car Hacks (shows you how to drive your dream car for little or nothing), and Secret Entourage (where you can get entrepreneurial training from industry experts boasting a combined net worth of $10 billion dollars).
David Tepper quotes: the Carolina Panthers owner discusses money management, winning and losing, pros and cons of being an alpha, and more.
“Those who keep their heads while others are panicking do well.”
“I think people should be self-reliant. You should work and be self-sufficient. That’s what I did.”
“Life takes funny turns. That’s really important for you guys. You’ve got a long life. Don’t get upset by setbacks. Setbacks are another way to say opportunity.”
Andrew Beal quotes: the billionaire banker’s best wisdom.
“Motivation, inspiration, information… get rich quick because life is too short to get rich slow.”
“If people say I’m doing something crazy, that’s usually a good sign.”
“If everybody else is going broke, that simply means your competition is going away.”