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Life advice from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life."

Apple CEO Steve Jobs

They’ve founded companies, had ideas, and beaten the odds in ways that go beyond just being successful. These are the people that have got up and out and carried through with ideas and plans that others would only dare to dream about. They’re obviously doing something right. Whether their wise words can be applied to career, relationships or anything in-between, chances are that we can all learn a lot from listening to what these entrepreneurs, past and present, have to say.

Sir Richard Branson

Life advice from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs

“My general attitude to life is to enjoy every minute of every day. I never do anything with a feeling of, ’Oh God, I’ve got to do this today”

Steve Jobs

Life advice from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs
Apple CEO Steve Jobs

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

Henry Ford

Life advice from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs
Henry Ford next to a 1921 Model-T

“Failure is the only opportunity to begin again more intelligently.”

Mark Zuckerberg

Life advice from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs

“Done is better than perfect.”

Mark Cuban

Life advice from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs

“Do the work. Out-work. Out-think. Out-sell your expectations. There are no shortcuts.”

Larry Page

Life advice from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs

“You never lose a dream. It just incubates as a hobby.”

Jeff Bezos

Life advice from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs
Bezos in Amazon's Headquarters

“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.”

Sophia Amoruso

Life advice from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs

“Don’t give up, don’t take anything personally, and don’t take no for an answer.”

Bill Gates

Life advice from the world’s greatest entrepreneurs

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”

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