Everyone who owns a business or runs a business need some guidelines from the people who have been in their shoes. We have amassed a few statements to share what richest people quote about business and their work. We have enlisted the 6 richest people in the world (as of Jan 2017) and have put their thoughts together.
The founder of Amazon.com surpassed Bill Gates in July and became the Richest Person in the world. Currently, the net worth of Jeff Bezos is $90.6 billion. There are numerous quotes from this inspiring personality that will motivate us to achieve bigger in life. Here are two quotes on the business:
“There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.”
“If you’re competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering.
Co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation– the world’s largest PC software company– has the estimated Net worth of $90 billion. Being a business magnate and investor, Bill Gates is also an author and a philanthropist. His views on our responsibility towards human kind and his social initiatives can be read on his website, The Gates Notes LLC https://www.gatesnotes.com/
Here are two quotes on business by Bill Gates.
“If you show people the problems and you show people the solutions, they will be moved to act.”
“A company’s ability to respond to an unplanned event, good or bad, is a prime indicator of its ability to compete.”
Amancio Ortega Gaona, a self-made Spanish business tycoon has a net worth of $83.2 billion. He is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories retail shops. Ortega likes to live a simple lifestyle. Until 1999, no photograph of Ortega had ever been published. Here are two tips from this business tycoon:
“Companies are comprised of human beings without the effort, professionalisms and motivation of whom no achievement could be made.”
“Attempt to seduce the customer with the latest fashion, the finest design, and the most attentive service.”
Although this blog is meant to share only business quotes, we can’t keep ourselves from sharing this:
“In the street, I only want to be recognized by my family, my friends and people I work with.”
Warren Edward Buffett, an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist is estimated to be the fourth richest man and has net worth of $72.2 billion. Just like Ortega, Buffett likes to live a simple life. Buffett bought his first stock when he was 11. Here are most interesting quotes from the person who is investing in businesses from a very young age.
The following quote is a secret for successful investments:
“It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price, than a fair company at a wonderful price.”
In business, sometimes it is important to do new things, this quote is for those who rely on old processes.
“If past history was all that is needed to play the game of money, the richest people would be librarians.”
Co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg needs no introduction about what he does. He became the fifth richest person and owns $72.2 billion. Although there are many quotes by Mark that will be helpful through all our business life, for now, we are sharing these inspirational lines:
This quote is about the speed you need:
“Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.”
Everyone thinks success is very exciting, but there real story is quite different.
“I mean, the real story is actually pretty boring, right? I mean, we just sat at our computers for six years and coded.”
Carlos Slim Helu
Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business tycoon, philanthropist, and investor, who is worth $69.7 billion. He derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a significant number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. Here are two famous quotes from the sixth richest man in the world.
“Competition makes you better, always, always makes you better, even if the competitor wins.”
“Money is not a goal. The goal is to make companies grow, develop, be competitive, be in different areas, be efficient to have a great human team inside the company.”
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