What are the best career tips you’ve ever received? We’ve compiled twelve of our favorite career advice quotes from some of the world’s most successful people in business, art, journalism, fashion and sports.
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“Have a dream. Have a passion. Know that there’s no such thing as an overnight success. It comes with enormous hard work and commitment and sacrifice. – Christiane Amanpour, CNN Journalist (Click to tweet this!)
“Follow your passion. I always tell college students to take the job that you would take if you were independently wealthy. You’re going to do well at it.” – Warren Buffet (Click to tweet this!)
“Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had a different word for burger flipping: opportunity.” – Bill Gates (Click to tweet this!)
“Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the most important thing.” – Georgia O’Keeffe (Click to tweet this!)
“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. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs (Click to tweet this!)
“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.” – Oprah (Click to tweet this!)
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell (Click to tweet this!)
“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain (Click to tweet this!)
“Don’t take a job because your mother wants you to. Don’t be a victim. Your own your decision.” – Jack Welch, CEO of GE (Click to tweet this!)
“Always be nice to people. Don’t step on people to get where you want to in this business.” – Rachel Zoe, Celebrity stylist (Click to tweet this!)
“The smartest thing you can ever do is to constantly ask questions, especially when you’re trying something new. Ask questions that matter. Listen.” – Anne Sweeney, Co-Chair of Disney Media (Click to tweet this!)
“Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” – Wayne Gretzky (Click to tweet this!)