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Encouraging Quotes

"Those who are the most persistent, and work in the true spirit, will invariably be the most successful. "
Samuel Smiles
"Reading is the noblest of all the hobbies, that is why people mention it so frequently in their resume even if they don't read much. "
Amit Kalantri
"If you ever find that you're the most talented person in the room, you need to find another room. "
Austin Kleon
"You are unique. You have different talents and abilities. You don’t have to always follow in the footsteps of others. And most important, you should always remind yourself that you don't have to do what everyone else is doing and have a responsibility to develop the talents you have been given. "
Roy T. Bennett
"Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine. "
Roy T. Bennett
"Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads. "
Erica Jong
"As an applicant, you need to show recruiters that you have the skills, experience and knowledge that they need, and provide the evidence of this in a tailored application. "
Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
"We can never fall short when it comes to recruiting, hiring, maintaining and growing our workforce. It is the employees who make our organization’s success a reality. "
Vern Dosch
"Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. "
Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but it should get you pretty near.   "
Margaret Thatcher
"The future rewards those who press on. I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain. I'm going to press on.   "
Barack Obama
"Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.   "
Stephen King
"I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.   "
Thomas Jefferson
"The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.   "
Bill Clinton
"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.   "
Sam Ewing
"The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.   "
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.   "
Norman Vincent Peale
"Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. "
Denis Waitley.
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. "
Helen Keller
"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
"When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. "
Alexander Graham Bell
"Quality is not an act, it is a habit.   "
"Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.   "
Sasha Cohen
"Corporate culture matters. How management chooses to treat its people impacts everything - for better or for worse. "
Simon Sinek
"When you're in a start-up, the first ten people will determine whether the company succeeds or not. Each is 10 percent of the company. So why wouldn't you take as much time as necessary to find all the A players? If three were not so great, why would you want a company where 30 percent of your people are not so great? A small company depends on great people much more than a big company does. "
Steve Jobs
"The competition to hire the best will increase in the years ahead. Companies that give extra flexibility to their employees will have the edge in this area. "
Bill Gates
"If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it, you almost don't have to manage them. "
Jack Welch
" I look for two things when I hire a new employee: ambition and humility. Without a proven track record of initiative and ambition, it’s likely the person becomes a drain rather than a contributor to the company — even the really smart, talented ones. "
Justin McLeod, Founder and CEO of HingeRelated reading: Building Team Culture as You Grow: 5 Powerful Strategies
"Starbucks was founded around the experience and the environment of their stores. Starbucks was about a space with comfortable chairs, lots of power outlets, tables and desks at which we could work and the option to spend as much time in their stores as we wanted without any pressure to buy. The coffee was incidental. "
Simon Sinek, Author, motivational speaker and marketing consultant
"“No great achiever – even those who made it seem easy – ever succeeded without hard work.”   "
Jonathan Sacks
"“My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.”   "
Indira Gandhi
""I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." "
Michael Jordan
"“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.”    "
–Anne Mulcahy
"“Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.”    "
–Stephen R. Covey
"“Great vision without great people is irrelevant.”   "
– Jim Collins, Good to Great
" “I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.”   "
– Lawrence Bossidy, GE
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.  "
"Don't quit. Never give up trying to build the world you can see, even if others can't see it. Listen to your drum and your drum only. It's the one that makes the sweetest sound.    "
Simon Sinek

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