14 Best Inspirational Productivity Quotes For Your Office
Procrastination is the enemy of productivity but how can we start 2023 being motivated and ensure that we stay productive? These 12 best inspirational productivity quotes are perfect for your office for your own motivation or to inspire your co-workers. Are these the best inspirational productivity quotes? Read through them all and share.Then you can claim to have got something done today, already. Need more help in staying productive with your business? You’re in the right place. Timewatch provides a wealth of professional services software to ensure your business and employees stay productive to help with your success.
1. “Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.”
Franz Kafka was a novelist who only received recognition after his death. He is famous for characters battling absurd situations and baffling bureaucracy including The Trial and The Metamorphosis.
2. “Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.”
The greatest basketball player of all time (and minor league baseball player and entrepreneur) knows a few things about putting in 100 percent every time.
3. “If there are nine rabbits on the ground, if you want to catch one, just focus on one.”
Productivity is the result of focus according to the co-founder of Alibaba, the multinational tech business that revolutionized e-commerce.
4. “You may delay, but time will not.”
Benjamin Franklin was one of the world’s greatest multitaskers: writer, scientist, statesman, diplomat, printer, publisher, inventor, political philosopher. It’s fair to say he knew something about productivity.
5. “It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.”
Sir Edmund Hillary
With Tenzing Norgay, Hillary was first to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, in 1953. The biggest challenge to overcoming obstacles, according to the New Zealander, is our own mindset.
7. “Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.”
Drucker, credited as one of the eminent management educators of the last century, believed in simplification as a key element of organization and success and productivity.
8. “Don’t confuse activity with productivity. Many people are simply busy being busy.”
An idea worth paying attention to from the well-known self-help and motivational author.
9. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
Disney got so much done it’s easy to forget he holds the record for the most Academy Awards won by an individual (22 Oscars won from 59 nominations, if you were wondering).
10. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.”
Naturalist, geologist, and biologist who founded the concept of evolutionary theory aka improving on the previous version. Also influential in the creation of the Darwin Awards.
11. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”
Martin Luther King Jr
The famed civil rights activist was talking about a faith in God but his words can be applied to many aspects of life.
12. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.”
Take a small first step today and then again tomorrow and keep walking. Don’t wait to start running perfectly. Fun fact: the American writer’s real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
13. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks, but I do fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.”
Martial Arts star Bruce Lee died at the age of just 32 in 1973 and today is a timeless and iconic global figure. Lee was more than a movie star and martial arts expert. He wrote poetry that reflected his philosophy and this quote is one for all people and all situations.
14. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”
The iconic Canadian ice hockey player, who many say is the greatest ever in the sport, reinforces the idea that if you don;t try then you won’t score – no matter the ultimate goal.
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