Could you use a little encouragement as you are looking for a job or contemplating a career change?
I think that we could all use that from time to time… To that end, I put together a list of twenty quotations that you may find helpful.
My hope is that reading them will remind you that it is only a matter of time before you will find the job that you are looking for and that if the process is taking longer than you would like, please keep on looking and refreshing your skills, you will get there!
“Every experience in your life is being orchestrated to teach you something you need to know to move forward.” – Brian Tracy
“The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.” – Dennis Waitley
“Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi
“You’ll never please everyone, but you only have to please a few people to get an offer.” – Harvey MacKay
“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” – Arthur Ashe
“I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson
“I can’t do it” never yet accomplished anything; “I will try” has performed wonders.” – George P. Burnham
“Every new day is another chance to change your life.” – Unknown
“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 will always solve the problems of the human race.” – Calvin Coolidge (30th President of the United States)
“Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.” – Les Brown
“Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” – H. Jackson Browne
“If you will pump long enough, hard enough, and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring forth the reward.” – Zig Ziglar
“Don’t wait for your feelings to change to take the action. Take the action and your feelings will change.” – Barbara Baron
“An obstacle may be either a stepping stone or a stumbling block.” – Unknown
“If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail.” – Harvey MacKay
“Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them.” – Les Brown
“Each time we face a fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” – Unknown
“Losing is a learning experience. It teaches you humility. It teaches you to work harder. It’s also a powerful motivator.” – Yogi Berra
“All success is, really, is having a predetermined plan and carrying it out successfully over a long period of time.” – Harvey MacKay
“Success comes from taking the initiative and following up… persisting… What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?” – Tony Robbins
What did you think of these quotes? Was there one quote that you found particularly motivating and/or encouraging? Do you have any additional quotes that you would like to share?
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