20 Best Inspirational Quotes for Companies and Businesses

As we start the new year, it is very common to set goals and resolutions that we hope to achieve.

To help you achieve your goals and resolutions, we have compiled a list of great quotes for inspiration for your company which we turned into a series of Twitter optimised images.

Tom Peters

Tom Peters, an American writer on business management practices said “Celebrate what you want to see more of.”

Another inspiring quote by Tom Peters; “There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity.”

Clay Christensen

Other great quote by author and scholar, Clay Christensen, “There needs to be conviction and action behind rules.”

Jack Welch

“Change before you have to.” said Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric.

Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek’s advice on achieving the ultimate success:

Rosabeth Kanter

Rosabeth Kanter is a professor of business at Harvard Business School and she believes that “It is crucial to recognise, reward, and celebrate accomplishments.”

Umair Haque

Director of the Havas Media Lab, Umair Haque reminds us that “Leaders inspire us because they bring out the best in us.”

Gary Vaynerchuk

Best advice from author and self-taught wine expert, Gary Vaynerchuk:

Nilofer Merchant

In her book, “11 Rules for Creating Value in the Social Era”, Nilofer Merchant mentioned that purpose is also a better motivator than money.

Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki was one of the  Apple employees originally responsible for marketing their Macintosh computer line in 1984. He said, “More people will like you if you believe that people are good until proven bad.”

Richard Branson

It is all about how you treat everyone, not just those you want to impress said Sir Richard Branson.

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter reminds us that success won’t fall on our lap; “Success is never accidental.”

Marcus Buckingham

“The difference between a pebble and a mountain lies in whom you ask to move it.” said best-selling author Marcus Buckingham.

Seth Godin

Seth Godin once said “The job is not the work.”

Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins, an American motivational speaker, personal finance instructor, and self-help author of “Unleash the Power Within”, mentioned that “The path to success is to take massive, determined action.”

Mark Cuban

Philanthropist Mark Cuban reminds us to “Treat your customers like they own you. Because they do.”

Brian Tracy

“You can never rise higher than your exceptions of yourself. Expect the best!” said author, Brian Tracy.


Zappos culture is based on core values that include delivering the “WOW” factor through customer service.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates, an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, and computer programmer once said “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”

In Summary

Hopefully with the list of quotes that we have compiled gives you some inspiration on setting your own goals for your business or even your day-to-day activities.

We wish you all the best for the new year!

Lauren Clarke

Lauren Clarke

Lauren writes for 6Q and a number of other blogs from her home office in Australia. She spends her time writing, reading and changing US to International English on many articles that she edits.