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Lacking Inspiration? Check out these Brian Tracy quotes

Lacking Inspiration? Check out these Brian Tracy quotes
16th January 2019 Amy

Lacking Inspiration? Check out these Brian Tracy quotes.

A Canadian-American motivational speaker, Brian Tracy’s work is a staple for successful sales professionals worldwide. He is a highly-successful published author and his most-notable work; the curiously titled ‘Eat that Frog (2001)’; has sold more than 1.5 million copies and been translated into 24 different languages. Further to this, he has had incredible success with other publications such as ‘The Psychology of Selling (1985)’ and ‘Advanced Selling Strategies (1994)’. He is a globally-recognised keynote speaker and as such has many inspirational quotes associated with him. Below, we have outlined 12 of the best.


“The one major difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is – successful people LAUNCH.  They START. They JUST DO IT. Unsuccessful people get the same ideas and the same information, but they always get an excuse for not starting.”


“I learned this from a very wise man, Kop Kopmeyer, who spent more than 50 years studying success. He had derived almost 1000 success principles….When I met him, I asked him.., “Of all these 1000 principles, which is the most important principle of all?” He said, “Use proven success methods.””


“No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.”


“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’”


“All successful people are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.”


“You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.”


“Your greatest asset is your earning ability. Your greatest resource is your time.”


“Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.”


“Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.”


“Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.”


“Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives you a 1,000 percent Return on Energy!”


“The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.”


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