Top Quotes On Motivation

Motivation quotes are a common tool used by leadership who understand the power of the perfect words to motivate and drive results.

Motivational quotations can support the leader's message by providing clarity on the expectations of management.

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The more quality leadership tools you have available, the easier it is to make good decisions in a way that will add to your credibility in the minds of your team members.

Motivational quotations can assist leaders enhance their message and inspire their team to go the extra mile; to do what needs to be done in order to achieve their objective.

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- Travis Carrier

Successful leaders understand that what motivates one person will be different for another. The role of an effective leader is to determine what will be motivational to each member of their team.

For instance, one team member may be highly motivated to represent the company by serving on the board of a non-profit group. Another team member may be motivated more by increased incentive payouts. Everyone's motivational hot button is different, and that's okay.

Check out the following motivational quotes that successful people utilize to influence positive behavior.

Motivational Quotations

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"If people are coming to work excited... if they're making mistakes freely and fearlessly... if they're having fun... if they're concentrating ondoing things, rather than preparing reports and going to meetings - then somewhere you have leaders."

- Robert Townsend

"Adventure isn't hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude that we must apply to the day-to-day obstacles of life - facing new challenges, seizing new opportunities, testing our resources against the unknown and in the process, discovering our own unique potential."

- John Amatt organizer and participant in Canada's first successful expedition to the summit of Mt Everest

"I've always felt it was not up to anyone else to make me give my best."

- Akeem Olajuwon

"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going."

- Unknown

"What we see depends mainly on what we look for."

- Sir John Lubbock

"Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching."

- George Van Valkenburg

"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan, 'Press on', has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."

- Calvin Coolidge

"Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today?"

- Mary Manin Morrissey author

"Watch your thoughts; they become words.

Watch your words; they become actions.

Watch your actions; they become habits.

Watch your habits; they become character.

Watch your character; it becomes your destiny."

- Frank Outlaw

"You are what you think. You are what you go for. You are what you do!"

- Bob Richards

We encourage you to start collecting inspirational quotes and quotations on motivation, which you feel will properly highlight the messages you feel strongly about.

By collecting quotes on motivation and leadership, and referring to them often, you will begin to establish clearer expectations and a higher standard of performance with your team.

Begin to observe how your people respond to clear and thoughtful direction. By using motivational sayings and wise words on a more consistent basis, your team can learn and grow -  becoming more thoughtful in the words they use.

Leaders who quote motivation experts and their inspirational sayings for the benefit of their team members are viewed as caring and knowledgeable leaders, which is the foundation for earning their trust and loyalty.

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