11 Entrepreneur Quotes to Inspire You

robert frostSome days it’s just hard to get started. Other days, it seems the workday will never end, and you doubt you’ll make it through. On days like these, you can definitely use some words of encouragement. Here are 10entrepreneur quotes to inspire you to persevere, thrive, and succeed:

1. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.”  –Steve Jobs, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, Apple

2. “Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.”  –Lisa Stone, BlogHer Co-Founder and CEO

3. “Always deliver more than expected.”  –Larry Page, Co-Founder, Google

4. “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.”  –Stephen R. Covey, Author

5. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”  –Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister

6. “The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.”  –Walt Disney, Co-Founder, Disney

7.  “If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.”  –Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Founder and CEO

8. “Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” –Gloria Steinem, Journalist, Activist

9. “You can’t use up creativity.  The more you use, the more you have.” –Maya Angelou, Author, Poet

10. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” –Farrah Gray, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Choose a couple of your favorite entrepreneur quotes and post them where you can see them every day. Or just keep this list handy to refer to whenever you need it. Above all, follow your dreams and never give up.

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Exciting Events for This Week, April 16-22

For the exciting events happening in Michigan this week, here they are:

Dress Barn Ribbon Cutting – Lansing
April 16, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Third Thursday’s – Southfield
April 17, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

For more details, visit our Business Events Calendar page!

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10 Mistakes of Entrepreneurs

In this video, Guy Kawasaki shares the top 10 mistakes entrepreneurs make and what we can all learn from them.

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What’s the Evolution of an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs have really gone a long, long way since the time of old. In this infographic, let’s see how they’ve started and evolved up to the current times.

Evolution of an Entrepreneur

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Business Networking

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Attending Business Networking Events

This post was originally written by Shari Harley, the founder and President of Candid Culture, and originally appeared in www.candidculture.com.

There are several mistakes most professionals make while attending conferences, training sessions, and other networking events. Avoid these common practices, and you’ll get great value from networking events that will more than justify your time away from the office and far exceed the price of attendance.

For the full post, click here.

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A Look At An A to Z Guide to Business Networking

If you’re planning to attend a networking event, here’s a quick guide to make sure that you get the most out of it.

See the infographic below for tips about leveraging networking events.

The A - Z of Business Networking

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Exciting Events for This Week, April 09-15

Exciting events are happening in Michigan!

Leads To Success – Kentwood
April 9, 2014 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Business Exchange Luncheon – Grand Rapids
April 10, 2014 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Ribbon Cutting: Cake Luv – Farmington
April 11, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

BNG (Business Networking Group) – Southfield
April 15, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

For more details, visit our Business Events Calendar page!

Michigan Marketer News

6 Rules to Simplify Your Life As Work Gets More Complicated

Yves Morieux talks about the sad reality of having a more complicated business life nowadays. With all the time people spend at work, productivity is still down.

He also sheds some light about what causes this problem and shares 6 rules businesses can implement today to have more meaningful and productive business relationships.

Let’s watch the video:

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Top Secrets for Launching A Successful Event

Want to know the secrets to launching a successful event? We’re sharing with you here a roadmap for your next business event’s success!
The Roadmap of a Successful Event Infographic
Kapow Events – Company Events… Made Easy

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Your Twitter Marketing Cheat Sheet

Have you ever asked yourself how powerful twitter is?  Why not send a tweet: “#HowPowerfulIsTwitter?  Please ReTweet”?  You’ll be amazed at the answers you get.

A tweet is a digital-age version of word of mouth, the most effective and influential way of telling the world about your experience. It’s also the best tool for sharing your most trusted recommendations.

You don’t really need a manual to learn about tweets, retweets, hashtags or even customization of your Twitter profile for business use. Twitter is user-friendly. However, you might be missing a lot of things that Twitter has to offer in the marketing platform.

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