It’s National Entrepreneur Day. Every third Tuesday in November is used to celebrate people who have built an empire from nothing by believing in themselves and by chasing their dreams. The word entrepreneur is a French word that means ‘undertake’. As a future entrepreneur yourself, we’ve compiled 10 quotes from entrepreneurs for you to reflect on as you undertake the industry of your choice.
First on the list is Patrick Bet-David, who is undertaking the insurance and media industry. Bet-David started in financial services with Morgan Stanley and the Transamerica Corporation. He then founded the PHP Agency, offering insurance products, including annuities, health insurance, and 401k rollovers. Bet-David is also the founder of Valuetainment Media LLC. He uses this platform to share information and encourage future entrepreneurs pushing to create generational wealth. While he has many quotes to live by, he also shares the tools to obtain success. You can sign up to gain access by just clicking the banner below.
Quote: ” Reading an hour a day is only 4% of your day. But that 4% will put you at the top of your field within 10 years. Find the time.”
Jack Ma is the founder of one of the world’s largest e-commerce businesses, Alibaba. Ma started as an English teacher and later tried several occupations before creating Alibaba in 1999. Ma has built a net worth of $21.3 billion.
Famous Quote: “Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.”
Elon Musk is a business magnate and investor who owns several companies. To name a few, Musk is the founder and CEO of SpaceX, CEO of Tesla Inc, and, more recently, the owner and CEO of Twitter. Musk is the wealthiest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $174 billion.
Quote: “I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better.”
Warren Buffet is one of the most successful investors of all time. Buffet owns Berkshire Hathaway, which includes several companies, including Geico, Duracell, and Dairy Queen. Buffet has a net worth of 107.8 billion and has pledged to donate 99% of it.
Quote: “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”
Dr. Dre sold his company Beats to Apple for $3 billion. Before the major sale, Dr. Dre started as a member and producer for the rap group N.W.A. He later went solo and then grew to produce music for some of the best hip-hop artists of all time. His net worth is estimated to be $500 million.
Quote: “When the ideas are coming, I don’t stop until the ideas stop because that train doesn’t come along all the time.”
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