The business world can be challenging. It’s overwhelming and filled with curveballs that can catch you off guard (hello, 2020). Amid those difficulties, you’ll have moments when you must remind yourself to keep going. To help with that, try memorizing or writing down some of these inspiring quotes to motivate you to finish this year strong!
“Make a decision. Have a light switch go on in your head that says no matter what, you are not going to give up. You are not going to quit. You are going to double down on your effort. You are going to achieve your goal and win.” – DUSTIN HILLIS
“Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.” – GARY RYAN BLAIR
“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – OPRAH WINFREY
“When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.” – HELEN KELLER
“Discipline helps you finish a job, and finishing is what separates excellent work from average work.” – PAT SUMMITT
“If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.” – DALE CARNEGIE
“Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not clichés but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.” – PHILLIP SWEET
“The last thing you want to do is finish playing or doing anything and wish you would have worked harder.” – DEREK JETER
“Doing your best means never stop trying.” – BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – HARRIET BEECHER STOWE
“Don’t give up at half-time. Concentrate on winning the second half.” – PAUL BRYANT
“I never give up when I encounter obstacles in my way. I just continue going until I reach my career objectives.” – HENRIKH MKHITARYAN
“Never give up. There are always tough times, regardless of what you do in anything in life. Be able to push through those times and maintain your ultimate goal.” – NATHAN CHEN
Sometimes, we all need to take a step back and remember what we’re working for in the first place. You can reach your goals, and you can finish whatever project is in front of you. Don’t quit now—you can finish strong!
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