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To Inspire Your Way To A Productive Week
Sometimes you need a kick in the pants and a friendly reminder that what want to achieve really is possible. So, here it is:
Success is your only option.
I wholeheartedly believe that. If you really put your mind to it and decide it’s possible, that success will ultimately come. It takes action, persistence, and consistency, but fundamentally, all you need is to decide that you are going to achieve anything and everything you want to do.
In this series weekly series, I have compiled 47 quotes from businessmen and women, public speakers, online entrepreneurs, philanthropists, artists, television show-runners and more. These people have achieved so much success, because not only have they decided that they are going to be successful, but they have also allowed themselves to fail. That’s one of the most important things to keep in mind. Failure is a part of achieving growth, because no one is just going to hand you the life you want. You must work for it, learn the lessons from any missteps, apply them and find any other way you can to reach your goal.
What I want you to do is find someone new from this series and learn more about them. I’ve even given you a short bio and some fun facts to start things off.
Expand your awareness and maybe even find yourself a new role model. Many of the people on this list are incredibly influential to me, and have completely changed my view of money, business, and success.
“Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” – H. Jackson Browne Jr.
What I Like About This Quote: A lot of people stick close to those tree trunks. They live their lives in their comfort zone, instead of taking a little risk. Or even a lot of risk. It’s so important to just try and do a little more, go out on that limb and see what you can truly accomplish. You’ll never know until you try.
I’ve done it, and it’s scary as hell. It really is but you can’t let that stop you. I even quit a job with no backup plan (talk about crazy, and I also do not recommend it. Always have a plan, yo).
You never know what you’re capable of if you don’t push yourself onto that ledge and jump off it. Don’t be afraid to fall, or to fail. You can always brush yourself off, and you’ll be stronger for it. You will never learn until you fail. There is no such thing for perfection, so don’t try for it. Try for done. Try for go, rather than trying for wait until you think you’re ready.
About H. Jackson Browne Jr.: A New York Times best seller, H. Jackson Browne Jr. is best known for his book, Life’s Little Instruction Book, originally written as a gift for his son. Today, the book is used as a roadmap and reminder of how to live a life that is both successful and purposeful. Browne imparts his lessons simply, making them as easy to understand now as they were when the first volume was published in 1991.
Who are your favorite businessmen and businesswomen, entrepreneurs and public figures? Who has motivated you the most? Drop a line in the comments and let me know!
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Most people fail to realize that if they stay in their comfort zone they will never grow and more so they will never get where they want to go!
I read inspirational quotes on a daily basis. They help me stay focused and motivated to move forward with my goals and plans.
That’s so awesome!
I like quotes that inspire me to take chances. The fruit one is a good one .
Glad you liked it!
I love these quotes! Right on! I believe them too! I especially like the one about going out on a limb! Because no risk no reward!
Exactly! You have to take a little risk from time to time!
I actually have the quote dont be afraid to go out on a limb thats where the fruit is hanging on my front door. Reminds me daily to take chances and maybe find something great
This is such a great quote for those of us who may face challenges at work as well. Sometimes we shy away from conflict or when things get hard, but we should lean into it! Love this!
That’s such a great way to look at it!
I loved your description about why you loved this quote! “We stick to the tree trunks”! I’m totally using that! That could be a quote on it’s own 🙂 🙂 It fits perfectly with my blog and my goal to seek a new adventure every day!
Oh thank you so much!
Love this quote so much! I need to get better at taking more risks myself.
I do too! It’s a great reminder!
I totally needed these motivational quotes today. So much seems to be weighing on me.
Yeah, I’m right there with you. So much is going on with the holidays coming up. Just power through and keep going!
This is a great series and a fantastic quote! I can’t believe I hadn’t heard it before!
It’s new to me too! I found a ton of quotes I hadn’t heard before. Can’t wait to show you all the rest of the series!
I love inspirational quotes, even though I don’t always follow what they say I do get inspired by them.
That’s awesome! Take what works for you and run with it!
I love inspirational quotes. I read them often because they keep me motivated and they help me stay on track.
They’re so helpful for that! It’s awesome!
I like this quote – and it’s true, it really is about taking risks and not taking the easy path.
Exactly! Fight through that discomfort and keep moving forward!
I also love inspiration quotes and read them daily. It’s amazing how such a short and simple statement can be so inspiring for the day.
Exactly! It’s so simple and so awesome!
This is a deep quote. I like it because you hear people say “going out on a limb” all the time but never took the time to realize the fruit is at the limb so makes this a deeper and motivational saying in this context.
Exactly! That’s a great way to think of it!
I like what you say about people being a tree trunk, That is a lot of people at my work, just staying at a job they hate because that is their comfort zone. They are actually poisonous because they like to bring down people who try to go out on a limb.
Yes! I was unhappy at one of my last jobs, so I made the decision to remove myself before I got too toxic for the environment. It was one of the best decisions I have ever made!
I read inspirational quotes daily. They help me stay focused and motivated! Loved your post!
Thank you! Much more to come!