150+ Positive Wednesday Motivation Quotes For Work
Want to feel great about work? Check out these 150 Wednesday motivational quotes about work. Share these quotes with your team, friends, and family too!
These positive quotes and words of wisdom about work and success will help you gain a new perspective on your job. The overwhelming feeling that we get from the crazy fast pace of work and life can leave us feeling overwhelmed and affect our productivity.
We all feel like we need to work harder and more efficiently, but often times we forget about enjoying the little things or taking care of ourselves. These motivational quotes will help remind you just that. It doesn’t matter if it is your first day on the job or if you’ve been in an office for 20 years, you can use the inspiration from our 150+ positive work quotes to stay motivated and upbeat.
As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death. –George Bernard Shaw
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. –Bill Gates
Between the great things we cannot do and the small things we will not do, the danger is that we shall do nothing. –Adolphe Monod
Difficulties increase the nearer we approach the goal. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. –H. Jackson Brown
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated; you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps. –David Lloyd George
Education is the mother of leadership. –Wendell Willkie
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money. –Abigail Van Buren
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. –Peter Drucker
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. –Stephen Covey
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. –Will Rogers
Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see. –Confucius
Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him. –Booker T. Washington
For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future. –John F. Kennedy
Gaining time is gaining everything in love, trade and war. –John Shebbeare
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive. –Robert H. Schuller
Goals determine what you're going to be. –Julius Erving
He that rises late must trot all day. –Benjamin Franklin
He who gains time gains everything. –Benjamin Disraeli
He who knows most grieves most for wasted time. –Dante
I am reminded how hollow the label of leadership sometimes is and how heroic followership can be. –Warren Bennis
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy. –Norman Schwarzkopf
Life is full of obstacle illusions. –Grant Frazier
Look to the future, because that is where you'll spend the rest of your life. –George Burns
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. –Stephen Covey
Never leave till tomorrow that which you can do today. –Benjamin Franklin
Never let yesterday use up today. –Richard H. Nelson
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it. –Andrew Carnegie
Nothing else, perhaps, distinguishes effective executives as much as their tender loving care of time. –Peter Drucker
Nothing happens until something moves. –Albert Einstein
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year –and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade. –Anthony Robbins
Ordinary people think merely of spending time. Great people think of using it. –Unknown
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily. –Zig Ziglar
Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment. That is what’s real. –Sara Paddison
Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. –Eleanor Roosevelt
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work. –Peter Drucker
The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself– the invisible battles inside all of us– that’s where it’s at. –Jesse Owens
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. –Eleanor Roosevelt
The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: “I did not have time.” –Franklin Field
The higher goal a person pursues, the quicker his ability develops, and the more beneficial he will become to the society. I believe for sure that this is also a truth. –Maksim Gorky
The impossible is often the untried. –Jim Goodwin
The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity. –Amelia Earhart
The most effective way to do it is to do it. –Amelia Earhart
The most important question to ask is, what am I becoming? –Jim Rohn
The time for action is now. It’s never too late to do something. –Carl Sandburg
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet. –Reverend Theodore Hesburgh
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. –Beverly Sills
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. –Attributed to Carl Bard
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. –Hector Louis Berlioz
Time lost is never found again. –Benjamin Franklin
To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult. –Friedrich Nietzsche
We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. –Marie Curie
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. –Zig Ziglar
While we are postponing, life speeds by. –Seneca
You can’t change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future. –Unknown
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every day of your working life is part of an interview for a job you don't even know you're going for yet. –Adam Darowski
Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. –Claude Bissell
You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life. –Zig Ziglar
A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove…but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child. –Forest Witcraft
Establishing goals is all right if you don't let them deprive you of interesting detours. –Doug Larson
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand. –General Colin Powell
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do nothing. –Cicero
He lives long that lives well; and time misspent is not lived but lost. –Thomas Fuller
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. –Douglas Adams
If it weren’t for the last minute, a lot of things wouldn’t get done. –Michael S. Traylor
If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it all you’ve got. –Lee Iacocca
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth. –Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If you're bored with life ––you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things ––you don't have enough goals. –Lou Holtz
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done. –Samuel Johnson
It’s how we spend our time here and now, that really matters. If you are fed up with the way you have come to interact with time, change it. –Marcia Wieder
Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems. –Brian Tracy
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. –John F. Kennedy
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. –General Colin Powell
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever. –Samuel Smiles
Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing. –Tom Peters
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. –T.S. Eliot
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self–esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. –Sam Walton
Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing. –Sylvia Plath
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What may be done at any time will be done at no time. –Scottish Proverb
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. –Henry Ford
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out. –Napoleon Bonaparte
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. –Cyril Parkinson
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do. –Eleanor Roosevelt
You may delay, but time will not. –Benjamin Franklin
You must have long–range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short– range failures. –Charles C. Noble
Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life. –Les Brown
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight. –Jim Rohn
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. –Katharine Hepburn
The best way to succeed is to double your failure rate. –Thomas Watson
This to shall pass. –Proverb
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. –Nelson Mandela
Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. –Vince Lombardi
You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. –Rabindranath Tagore
You don’t lead by hitting people over the head–that’s assault, not leadership. –Dwight Eisenhower
You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case. –Ken Kesey
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops. –John Pershing
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward. –Ovid
A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective. –Andre Gide
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times. –Baltasar Gracián
Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you. –Mark Cuban
The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time. –Leo Kennedy
The space you occupy and the authority you exercise may be measured with mathematical exactness by the service you render. –Napoleon Hill
If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake somebody up. –Henry Longfellow
By perseverance the snail reached the ark. –Charles Spurgeon
These motivational quotes and inspirational maxims offer words of wisdom that will reinvigorate your spirit and remind you to take time out for yourself. In a world where we sometimes forget to stop and smell the roses, here is your chance to pause, breathe deep and go easy on yourself. These positive quotes were thoughtfully chosen to help you achieve a better outlook on life, no matter what struggles you may be going through right now.
Now that it’s officially mid-week, your eyes are probably drooping, and your mind is probably drifting towards thoughts of Fridays, vacations, and how you can decide which activities to squeeze into your weekend.
"How do you motivate yourself to stay focused on the task at hand?" This might be a question that you constantly ponder over…
The following are some strategies to consider.
Try creating a checklist for yourself with the most important things to do. This way, you’ll be sure you’re not forgetting anything.
Another thing that works is to write up some personal work principles, which you can then follow throughout your week.
Rewrite your task-related questions and figure out what you need to do, and when. Figure out what’s the right timeframe to finish a particular task and stick to it. This way, you won't spend too much time on any one subject.
How to get your employees motivated?
Motivation is the driving force of success. It’s what gets you out of bed in the morning and keeps you going until bedtime. Motivated employees are also more productive, creative, and work with greater efficiency. The ability to motivate oneself is not a natural trait; it needs to be cultivated over time with practice and discipline.
We are constantly motivated by factors such as rewards, punishment, and fear. Which is why it can be difficult to motivate employees who are not paying attention or who don't fit the company culture. The key to motivating employees is to understand their needs and offer them an incentive that works for them.
What should I post on motivation Wednesday?
Every Wednesday, this question might pop up in your mind: "What should I post on my Instagram account?" “What should I share with my LinkedIn connects?”
Tuesday might be a day for reflection, but Wednesday is a day for inspiration. We have compiled some of the best quotes about motivation to help you get through your day. Go through the list of powerful quotes and share them in your circle to push your friends and well-wishers to help them achieve their best
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