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Quotes About Motivation from Famous Leaders and Achievers

Quotes from Scott Adams, Mario Andretti, and Rupert Murdoch

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Quotes About Motivation from Mario Andretti

Mario Andretti is one of the most successful drivers in the history of American auto racing. He was named Driver of the Year in three decades, he won IndyCar races in four decades, and he was the first driver to win a professional auto race in each of five decades. If you ever feel like you're just running around in circles, you can get inspiration from a man who did that very thing with a mastery that was unprecendented and still remains unmatched.

Here's what Mario Andretti had to say about motivation and success:

  • Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal -- a commitment to excellence -- that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

  • Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.

  • Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that's their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.

  • If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.

  • Everything comes to those who wait... except a cat.

Words of Wisdom about Motivation Others

Authorities from many fields will argue that it's not possible to motivate anyone but yourself because true motivation comes from within. Perhaps motivation is an internal event, but it something that can be triggered by an external force. Whether it's called connection, inspiration, preparation, recognition, empowerment, or bribery, "motivation" by any other name is a real phenomenon and a constant challenge.

When expressing their opinions about motivating others, some of the world's most successful leaders not only thought it was possible, they expressed the belief that it was absolutely necessary. Any retail leader who is responsible for guiding the performance of a team can find help in the quotes from some of hisotry's most famous leaders and achievers about motivating others.

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