174+ Best Quotes For Your Career Coaching Business [2021]

174+ Best Quotes For Your Career Coaching Business [2021]

Looking for inspirational quotes for your career coaching business?

Whether you’re looking for motivation, a witty instagram caption, or something to win over your team and customers, we have you covered.

We put together a list of 174+ best quotes for your career coaching business [2021].

Here they are:

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Inspirational Quotes

“Perfect is the enemy of progress. In order to succeed, you need to get started and stop trying to come up with the perfect business plan or perfect idea.” – Patrick Curtis, founder of Wall Street Oasis

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“In order to maintain simplicity (and sanity!) in my business, it’s been a big learning for me to say “No”. I’ve had to learn to take pauses to analyze decisions without simply taking any opportunities that come my way.” – Lydia Lee, founder of Screw The Cubicle

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“Defining my own success and understanding ‘what’s enough’ financially for my life has been important to sustaining myself as a business owner. It can be so easy to do more, have more, and grow bigger without a real reason to.” – Lydia Lee, founder of Screw The Cubicle

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“I sent in over 300 online apps and landed less than five interviews. I knew this process was broken but everyone kept giving me the same advice: tweak your resume, apply online, then rinse and repeat because ‘it’s a numbers game.’” – Austin Belcak, founder of Cultivated Culture

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“Stop reading a million blog posts, stop worrying about what the logo will look like -- just get started. Focus on the basics. Get something up and running, then begin to promote it.” – Austin Belcak, founder of Cultivated Culture

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“Consistency has been my best friend. For more than 4 years, I have worked on this side-hustle. It has taken a lot of time and effort to learn blogging, SEO, link building, email marketing, content marketing, etc. The more time & energy I have put in, the more I reap the benefits.” – Nissar Ahamed, founder of CareerMetis.com

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“Fall in Love With the Process. Focus more on learning the skills and honing the craft versus just making money.” – Nissar Ahamed, founder of CareerMetis.com

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“The cost of acquisition is cheap and the traffic is evergreen. The more you do SEO, you will realize that it’s not as hard as what people want you to believe.” – Nissar Ahamed, founder of CareerMetis.com

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"The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers." -M. Scott Peck

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"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." -Eleanor Roosevelt

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"I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything." —Jon Stewart

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"Work to become, not to acquire." – Elbert Hubbard

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"Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn." – Harriet Beecher Stowe

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"No one can discover you until you do. Exploit your talents, skills and strengths and make the world sit up and take notice." —Rob Liano

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“It’s better to move forward at a snail’s pace, than backward at any pace.” Rhonda Begos

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"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." —Thomas A. Edison

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“From my point of view, which is that of a storyteller, I see your life as something artful, waiting, just waiting and ready for you to make it art.” – Toni Morrison

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“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farrah Gray

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"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure." —Mark Twain

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"Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart." – Ancient Indian Proverb

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"A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory." -Arthur Golden

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"I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it." – Lou Holtz

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"The future depends on what you do today." – Mahatma Gandhi

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"The best career advice given to the young is: Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it." – Katherine Whitehorn

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"If you can DREAM it, you can DO it." —Walt Disney

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"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any." -Alice Walker

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"The best way to predict the future is to create it." —Abraham Lincoln

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"You are as amazing as you let yourself be. Let me repeat that. You are as amazing as you let yourself be." – Elizabeth Alraunce

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“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.” William Feather

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"I've missed more than 9,000 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

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"Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment." —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career." – Carlton Fisk

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"The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you." – William Jennings Bryan

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"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." – Mae West

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"The future depends on what you do today." -Mahatma Gandhi

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"When the grass looks greener on the other side of the fence, it may be that they take better care of it there." – Cecil Selig

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"I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions." -Stephen Covey

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"I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it." —Lou Holtz

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"It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop." – Confucius

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"I can not do everything, but I can do something. I must not fail to do the something that I can do." —Helen Keller

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"I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time." – Anna Freud

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"Go where you are celebrated—not tolerated. If they can’t see the real value of you, it’s time for a new start." – Unknown

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Professional Quotes

"Dreams are extremely important. You can't do it unless you imagine it." —George Lucas

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"The word career is a divisive word. It’s a word that divides the normal life from business or professional life." – Grace Paley

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“A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.” Rita Mae Brown

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"Opportunities don’t happen, you create them." – Chris Grosser

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"Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning." – Gloria Steinem

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"Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it." – Katharine Whitehorn

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“My best advice to entrepreneurs is this: Forget about making mistakes, just do it.” – Ajaero Tony Martins

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"If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on." – Sheryl Sandberg

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“Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln

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“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.” – Wayne Gretzky

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"To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work." – Sister Mary Lauretta

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“You miss a 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” Wayne Gretzky

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"Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it." – Charles Swindoll

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"I was once afraid of people saying, ‘who does she think she is?’ Now I have the courage to stand and say, ‘ This is who I am'." – Oprah Winfrey

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"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." – Beverly Sills

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“A person going nowhere can be sure of reaching his destination. Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase – just take the first step.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

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"It's not the days in your life, but the life in your days that counts." —Brian White

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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill

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“It's not what you achieve, it's what you overcome. That's what defines your career." —Carlton Fisk

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"You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do." —Confucius

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"Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears." – Les Brown

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"I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time." -Anna Freud

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"Desire! That's the one secret of every man's career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire." —Johnny Carson

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"Desire! That’s the one secret of every man’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire." —Johnny Carson

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"Whatever you are, be a good one." – Abraham Lincoln

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"Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom." —General George Patton

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"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." – Thomas A. Edison

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“What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?” Dr. Robert Schuller

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“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

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“You're not supposed to do this perfectly. You don't do life perfectly. No one does.” – Michelle Obama

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"A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory." – Arthur Golden

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“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

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"If you find yourself in a hole; stop digging." —Sharon Cooke Vargas

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“The last of the human freedoms: to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” Viktor Frankl

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"Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it." —George Lucas

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“Opportunities don't happen, you create them.” – Chris Grosser

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"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." -Mae West

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"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." – Eleanor Roosevelt

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"It is never too late to be what you might have been." -George Eliot

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“If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” – Olin Miller

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“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle.” – Steve Jobs

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"Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means you haven't succeeded yet." —Robert H. Schuller

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"If you have time to judge other people, you have way too much time on your hands. Get off your ass and do something meaningful." – Shane Gibson

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Life Quotes

"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are." -Kurt Cobain

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“There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.” Napoleon Hill

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“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, 'I'm possible!'” – Audrey Hepburn

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"Risk something or forever sit with your dreams."– Herb Brooks

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"Begin somewhere. You cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do." —Liz Smith

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“The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively, while everyone else is created by their lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next. The difference between the two is the difference between living fully and just existing.” Michael E. Gerber

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“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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“The past exists only in our memories, the future only in our plans. The present is our only reality.” Robert Pirsig

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"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you too can become great." – Mark Twain

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"If you don’t feel it, flee from it. Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated." -Paul F. Davis

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“Where I am today is my starting point. Who I am today is my starting point. My failures and successes of the past, my fears and hopes of the future are all shadows. Today is my reality, and I’ll use it to create my world.” Taylor Stevens

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“Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it." —Katherine Whitehorn

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"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are." – Marilyn Monroe

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"Be true to what naturally interests you – and be brave enough to turn an obsession into a profession." —Shelly Branch

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“Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.” Samuel Johnson

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"The best revenge is massive success." – Frank Sinatra

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“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor E. Frankl

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"Everything I’ve ever let go of has claw marks on it." -David Foster Wallace

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"There is no passion to be found in playing small—in settling for a life that is less than you are capable of living." – Nelson Mandela

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"Don’t feel sorry for yourself, only assholes do that." – Murakami

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"Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for doing it." -Katharine Whitehorn

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"It’s not the days in your life, but the life in your days that counts." —Brian White

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“The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.” Anthony Robbins

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"Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy." -Paulo Coelho

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"Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don't let these feelings stop them." – T. Harv Eker

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“We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” – Dr. Henry Link

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“Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it.” – Katharine Whithorn

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"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." – Confucius

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“Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.” Denis Waitley

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"A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night." —Marilyn Monroe

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"Opportunities don't happen, you create them." -Chris Grosser

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"If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try." – Seth Godin

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“Work to become, not to acquire." —Elbert Hubbard

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"A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory." —Arthur Golden

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“Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

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"If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door." -Milton Berle

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“It is not what happens to you that determines how far you go in life; it is what you do with what happens to you.” Zig Ziglar

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“Great acts are made up of small deeds.” – Lao Tzu

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"Everything I’ve ever let go of has claw marks on it." – David Foster Wallace

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"If you are not willing to risk it all, you don’t want it bad enough." – Anony

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"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." – William James

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"The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle." – Steve Jobs

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"People don’t choose their careers; they are engulfed by them." – John Dos Passos

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Positive Quotes

“Make an effort to understand who you are and then have the courage to just be yourself.” Claudia Sesterheim

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“The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

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“The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi

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"If you can DREAM it, you can DO it."—Walt Disney

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"A mind that is stretched by new experiences can never go back to its old dimensions." – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

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“We change our behavior when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing. Consequences give us the pain that motivates us to change.” Henry Cloud

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"It is never too late to be what you might have been." – George Eliot

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"There is no passion to be found playing small—in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living." -Nelson Mandela

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“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas A Edison

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“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." —Confucius

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"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." —Albert Einstein

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"If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission." – Anoy

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“It's not about ideas. It's about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance.

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“Good timber does not grow with ease; the stronger the wind, the stronger the trees.” J. Willard Marriott

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"Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way." – Charles Bukowski

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"I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as ‘making a life’." —Maya Angelou

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"There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing." – Aristotle

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"Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible." -Francis of Assisi

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"Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy." – Unknown

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“The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.” Lee Iacocca

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“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King

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"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn." -Gore Vidal

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"Know the difference between your hobbies and your passions." —B.S. Wood

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"Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it." – Bill Cosby

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“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.” Michaelangelo

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“In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision.” – Peter F. Drucker

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"The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle." -Steve Jobs

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“Ambition is the steam that drives men forward on the road to success. Only the engine under full steam can make the grade.” – Maxi Foreman

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“Behold the turtle: He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.” James Bryant Conant

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“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

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"I’ve missed more than 9,000 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

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“Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.” – Dennis Waitley

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"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." – Amelia Earhart

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“You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.” Diana Ross

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"You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do." — Confucius

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"A person who never made a mistake, never tried anything new." – Albert Einstein

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"Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet." – Robert H. Schuller

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"Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right." – Henry Ford

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"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." – Lao Tzu

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"I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions." – Stephen Covey

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“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things work out.” Art Linkletter

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“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen

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Pat Walls,  Founder of Starter Story

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