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SavvyX Quotes on Start-Up Business

“It’s difficult to pinpoint a single piece of technology that will make a big impact for any company without knowing the market, personas, or sales and marketing strategy. That being said, my mantra for any business is that you should “write the ad before you start the business,” so I would suggest investing in a technology that can help you develop a website and landing pages and tell your story to the world.”

~ Erik Kostelnik, founder and CEO, Postal

“A big business starts small.” 

~ Richard Branson, business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, Virgin

“A person who feels genuinely appreciated will always do more than what is expected.”

~ Amy Rees Anderson, managing partner, REES Capital

“Embrace what you don’t know, especially in the beginning, because what you don’t know can become your greatest asset. It ensures that you will absolutely be doing things differently from everybody else.”

~ Sara Blakely, founder, Spanx

“Most of us are capable of more than we believe.”

~ Nathaniel Branden, author, The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem

“Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.”

~ Simon Sinek, author, Start with Why

“The customer's perception is our reality.”

~ Kate Zabriskie, business trainer, Business Training Works

“Competition is always a good thing. It forces us to do our best. A monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity.” 

~ Nancy Pearcey, author

“Marketing without data is like driving with your eyes closed.”

~ Dan Zarrella, analytical marketing leader, author, Hubspot

“Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and help their customers win.”

~ Jeffrey Gitomer, author, speaker, business trainer

“People will forget what you said. They will forget what you did. But they will never forget how you made them feel.” 

~ Maya Angelou, memoirist, poet, civil rights activist

“Don’t find customers for your products– find products for your customers.”

~ Seth Godin, author, entrepreneur, teacher

“You can only play the Start-Up game for as long as you bring excitement, innovation, and real value to your customers. When that’s not possible, it's game over.”

~ Jessica Sundstrom, co-founder, SavvyX

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.”

~ James Cash Penney, founder, J.C. Penney

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”

~ Henry Ford, industrialist, business magnate, founder, Ford Motor Co.

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.”

~ Charles Buxton, English brewer, philanthropist, writer, and member of Parliament

“Owning a business is an accelerated program in self-mastery. You find out what you’re really made of and how you want to use it.”

~ Lynn Scheurell, SavvyX co-founder

“It struck me that we should think small, not big, and adopt a philosophy of continuous improvement through the aggregation of marginal gains. Forget about perfection; focus on progression and compound the improvements.”

~ Sir David Brailsford, Britain’s first-ever pro cycling team that won Olympic gold

“Everything’s gonna be okay in the end and, if it’s not okay, then it’s not the end.”

~ John Lennon, musician, Beatles

“We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the

quality of time we put in.”

~ Arianna Huffington, businesswoman and CEO, Huffington Post