Best Quotes About Entrepreneurial

We are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society. -John Naisbitt

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication. -Harold S. Geneen

Most new jobs won't come from our biggest employers. They will come from our smallest. We've got to do everything we can to make entrepreneurial dreams a reality. -Ross Perot

Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model. -A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

My dad was an entrepreneurial businessman, and maybe I got some of his ability. -Thomas Jane

Most entrepreneurs are merely technicians with an entrepreneurial seizure. Most entrepreneurs fail because you are working IN your business rather than ON your business. -Michael Gerber

Our region's economy was built upon their entrepreneurial spirit, and our economy still depends on the continued success of the enterprises they have worked so hard to create. -Doc Hastings

The American economy has always been driven by the entrepreneurial nature of its citizens, and blocking access to affordable health care will only suffocate growth within the small business sector of our economy. -Paul Gillmor

Under Hitler it was the entrepreneurial and professional classes who were the first victims of Nazi boycotts and exclusion. Today it is Israel, the most powerful symbol of Jewish national resurgence in two millennia. -Jack Schwartz

That's the way it is with entrepreneurial people. You try one thing, it doesn't work, you try another. -Pete du Pont

There were some entrepreneurial du Ponts that are a little different from the heads of the corporations today. -Pete du Pont

I just have this sort of entrepreneurial spirit and I work really hard at promoting myself. -Alison Bechdel

When you run an entrepreneurial business, you have hurry sickness – you don't look back, you advance and consolidate. But it is such fun. -Anita Roddick

Even the best data security systems can't protect private taxpayer information from entrepreneurial foreign businesses than can make huge profits selling U.S. taxpayer information. -Melissa Bean

After working for 14 years on Wall Street and growing up in a family with strong roots in small business, I know how important the entrepreneurial spirit is to attaining the American dream. -Ellen Tauscher

I like entrepreneurial people; I like people who take risks. -Billie Jean King

If you look at the fact that the best chance we have for a good economy is the private sector. The government cannot create jobs. If the government could create jobs, then Communism would have worked. But didn't work. So what we have to do is allow the private sector and the entrepreneurial spirit to lead us back to a job-filled recovery. -Tim Scott

Let me say that I think the economic history of the last 150 years clearly shows that if you want to industrialize a country in a short period, let us say 20 years, and you don't have a well-developed private sector, entrepreneurial class, then central planning is important. -Manmohan Singh

If we didn't have the Albanian entrepreneurial spirit and financial support from the diaspora, this stupid political class would have destroyed the country by now. -Fatos Nano

I have reviewed literally hundreds of dotcoms in my drive to bring Boomer Esiason Foundation onto the Internet, and have selected ClickThings as a partner because of the advanced technology it offers small business, and its understanding of the entrepreneurial spirit of the small business community. -Boomer Esiason

Take your message of equality of achievement, take your message of economic dependency, take your message of enslaving the entrepreneurial will and spirit of the American people somewhere else. -Allen West

About half my work in education is U.S. political reform around school districts and charter schools, and creating more room for entrepreneurial organizations to develop. And about half on technology, which I look at as a global platform. -Reed Hastings

Most entrepreneurial ideas will sound crazy, stupid and uneconomic, and then they'll turn out to be right. -Reed Hastings

The desire to do different things was the main motivator that made me leave late night because I'd been there seven years. The combination of an entrepreneurial desire to see how far I could push my success and a short attention span. But now I've done other things. And I'm sort of ready to sit somewhere and sit in the same place for a while. -Andy Richter

Al-Qaeda has a kind of loose, almost entrepreneurial structure with lots of cells in various countries that are semi-independent. -Ron Suskind

I would like to see additional funding for entrepreneurial development programs. -Steve Chabot

I saw the government really using the excuse of a weak economy and a financial crisis to create more government and to push onto the American entrepreneurial society more and more restraints and government activity. -Rob Portman

I call crony capitalism, where you take money from successful small businesses, spend it in Washington on favored industries, on favored individuals, picking winners and losers in the economy, that's not pro-growth economics. That's not entrepreneurial economics. That's not helping small businesses. That's cronyism, that's corporate welfare. -Paul Ryan

What I'm trying to do is get this message out about self-empowerment, entrepreneurial spirit and true Americanism – the way we were when we changed the world, when Edison was alone, failing his 2,000th time on the lightbulb. -Glenn Beck

History tells us that America does best when the private sector is energetic and entrepreneurial and the government is attentive and engaged. Who among us, really, would, looking back, wish to edit out either sphere at the entire expense of the other? -Jon Meacham

Your kids are going to do well in the workplace of the future if they can bring creativity, if they can bring some innovation, if they can bring some entrepreneurialism. -Dalton McGuinty

'Your Life Calling' is the first thing in my long career I've ever actually invented. It is my entrepreneurial debut. -Jane Pauley

It horrifies me how much it costs to put on shows now, mainly due to EU regulations. The freedom to be entrepreneurial is no longer there. It's a massive business now. -Cameron Mackintosh

Jeremy Stoppelman started Yelp. Max Levchin started Slide. I started LinkedIn. It was a mininova explosion of folks jumping out to doing other entrepreneurial activities. -Reid Hoffman

Damien Hirst is the Elvis of the English art world, its ayatollah, deliverer, and big-thinking entrepreneurial potty-mouthed prophet and front man. Hirst synthesizes punk, Pop Art, Jeff Koons, Marcel Duchamp, Francis Bacon, and Catholicism. -Jerry Saltz

Fashion was in a crisis up until the mid-'90s and, when it came out of the crisis, it was a very different place. It was a place that nurtured and cultivated young entrepreneurial designers. -Tim Gunn

At a young age I always had an entrepreneurial spirit. So I'm trying to develop things on my own, too, and there are a couple things that have absolutely nothing to do with the entertainment business that I'm trying to tackle. We'll just sort of see. -Jennifer Carpenter

I want completing the single market to be our driving mission. I want us to be at the forefront of transformative trade deals with the US, Japan and India as part of the drive towards global free trade. And I want us to be pushing to exempt Europe's smallest entrepreneurial companies from more EU directives. -David Cameron

The relevant questions now are: How do we move beyond coal? How do we bring new jobs to the coal fields and retrain coal miners for other work? How do we inspire entrepreneurialism and self-reliance in people whose lives have been dependent on the paternalistic coal industry? -Jeff Goodell

The entrepreneurial instinct is in you. You can't learn it, you can't buy it, you can't put it in a bottle. It's just there and it comes out. -Alan Sugar

When I meet with most entrepreneurial teams, I ask them a simple question: How do you know that you're making progress? Most of them really can't answer that question. -Eric Ries

True philanthropy requires a disruptive mindset, innovative thinking and a philosophy driven by entrepreneurial insights and creative opportunities. -Naveen Jain

I've been an entrepreneur all my life, and my recent focus is on finding entrepreneurial solutions to address global challenges in healthcare and education. -Naveen Jain

All companies can benefit from fostering a more flexible environment (creating a place where the most talented, industrious, and entrepreneurial people want to work) and relinquishing hierarchical control to favor a results-oriented meritocracy. -Maynard Webb

A lot of people who own a business aren't entrepreneurial at all. -Carol Roth

China is very entrepreneurial but has no rule of law. Europe has rule of law but isn't entrepreneurial. Combine rule of law, entrepreneurialism and a generally pro-business policy, and you have Apple. -Marc Andreessen

In social policy, when we provide a safety net, it should be designed to help people take more entrepreneurial risks, not to turn them into dependents. This doesn't mean that we should be callous to the underprivileged. -Nassim Nicholas Taleb

I think the word 'social entrepreneur' is a really good description of what I am. What that means me to is that you have the entrepreneurial gift and spirit to create something out of nothing. -Blake Mycoskie

The collision of mobile and social platforms and the need to build these companies from the ground up – whether it's a game, a healthcare application, an education application – building these from the ground up is what allows entrepreneurial activity to be unleashed. -Jim Breyer

If we overregulate, over control, impose too many burdens and too much bureaucracy – or if we do it across the board, without taking into account the differences among businesses and their relative impact on society – that could make people risk-averse and dampen the entrepreneurial spirit. -Samuel J. Palmisano

My creative side is identifying all these great entrepreneurial creative people that come up with great ideas, whether they are in fashion or technology or a new tool to improve ourselves. -Carmen Busquets

I've been entrepreneurial since middle school. I was always arranging bake sales, dances and school trips to raise money for the Dalton School. -Dylan Lauren

It's the government's job to encourage entrepreneurialism and investment. Most importantly, it's the government's duty to inspire confidence. -Simon Cowell

Israel has incredible entrepreneurial spirit and a deep bench of technology talent. -Roelof Botha

The entrepreneurial life is one of challenge, work, dedication, perseverance, exhilaration, agony, accomplishment, failure, sacrifice, control, powerlessness… but ultimately, extraordinary satisfaction. -David S. Rose

The first cities to create friction-free enterprise zones will get a lot of entrepreneurial traction. -Mark Cuban

The best way we can encourage people to create companies that create jobs is to celebrate the diverse entrepreneurial stories and the variety of drivers that led these entrepreneurs to sticking their necks out. -Chip Conley

The aim of open government is to take advantage of the know-how and entrepreneurial spirit of those outside government institutions to work together with those inside government to solve problems. -Beth Simone Noveck

Being educated in the United States gave me a good understanding of American culture. I think I got a lot of influence from the entrepreneurial mind in the United States. -Masayoshi Son

I suspect there's a lot of validity to the premise that big companies aren't going to attract entrepreneurial talent. -Evan Williams

Most Fortune 500 companies began as small start-ups whose entrepreneurial founders slowly developed the infrastructure, hired the staff, sourced manufacturers or built their own factory, and created distribution, sales, and marketing plans. -Lynda Resnick

Wealth today has been created by a world view dominated by fast-moving networks, open information, bottom-up entrepreneurialism. -Jacqueline Novogratz

I have always been business minded, always been sorta an entrepreneurial guy; I played a character on 'Felicity' that was modeled after me, actually. -Greg Grunberg

My mom raised me with the idea of doing public service, and I definitely want to go in that direction. But I also want to follow in my dad's entrepreneurial footsteps. -Patrick Schwarzenegger

When you come into the industry as an outsider, you need to have an entrepreneurial spirit to succeed. In Hollywood, it's very clear that you either play by the rules or make up your own. And I wanted to do it my way. -Will Packer

My mom started an air-freight company; my grandmother built a golf course. I have a certain degree of entrepreneurial risk-taking in my family history. Maybe that eventually rubbed off on me a little bit. -Brian Acton

This entrepreneurial energy that we have in the Midwest doesn't have to go out to the coasts to get fed and watered. -Jim McKelvey

Every small business will give you an entrepreneurial way of looking at things. I guarantee you that for every plant that closes, if you gave it to one small-business person in that community, he or she would find a way to make it work. The small-business attitude is you always find a way to make it work. -Hamdi Ulukaya

Supporting the entrepreneurial spirit is our best chance for economic progress. -Scott Peters

You have to be very brave and very entrepreneurial – you have to dare to create your own brand. -Delphine Arnault

A leadership culture is one where everyone thinks like an owner, a CEO or a managing director. It's one where everyone is entrepreneurial and proactive. -Robin S. Sharma

A tremendous amount of the entrepreneurial initiative, if you want to call it that, comes from the dynamic state sector on which most of the economy relies to socialize costs and risks and privatize eventual profit. And that's achieved by, if you like, advertising. -Noam Chomsky

In taking Dell private, we plan to go back to our roots, focusing on the entrepreneurial spirit that made Dell one of the fastest-growing and most successful companies in history. -Michael Dell

President Obama's over in Indonesia when guys like me were at a paper route. President Obama, I don't know what experience he had at that same age when he was in Indonesia. So I think it's hard for him to grasp that America entrepreneurial spirit. -Foster Friess

Success should stem from entrepreneurial creativity, not political connectivity. -Foster Friess

Some people will always think they know how to make other people's marriages better, and, after a while, they'll get to cudgeling you or selling you something; the really entrepreneurial types will sell you the cudgel. -Jill Lepore

Moving to L.A. when I was 11 was when my entrepreneurialism started because it's the land of the American dream. -Natalie Massenet

Politics is just a function of business now, just a tributary of the great entrepreneurial capitalist system. -David Hare

Anyone with the right mix of parental paranoia and entrepreneurial moxie can make a fortune by selling parents the equipment we think will keep us one step ahead of our kids. -Nancy Gibbs

I think a very good system in a world with a lot of passive investors is one in which there are at least a few entrepreneurial investors, prepared to say what they think, prepared to propose a change in management, change in strategy, change in cost structure, capital structure. -Bill Ackman

Successful hedge funds will be entrepreneurial; it is the essence of the craft. -Paul Singer

An entrepreneurial mind is always looking for new opportunities. -Ricardo Salinas Pliego

Unfortunately, music devolved instead of evolved. The music business got into the hands of lawyers and accountants rather than the entrepreneurial creative people, and that's when the beginning of the end started. It's all based on money instead of art and creativity. -Gary Wright

At Intuit, we've introduced concepts like unstructured time to enable individuals and small teams to be entrepreneurial and identify new processes or product ideas. -Brad D. Smith

Academics are becoming much more entrepreneurial these days. -Chris Toumazou

Many follow a rule of thumb – no more than 5% in one stock. But that's not the entrepreneurial road to riches. -Kenneth Fisher

I don't think a lot of people have been entrepreneurial about venture capital. -Josh Kopelman

I've always been an engineer devoted to the potential of advanced technologies. Like most engineers, I have a keen sense of curiosity and a deep desire to learn. Garmin was my first entrepreneurial endeavour, and it has been an incredible journey. -Min Kao

What you need to keep most in the U.S. is the entrepreneurial spirit. -Alexei Mordashov

Frankly speaking, I decided to become a businessman at the moment when I understood that it is possible, because I grew up in a country where it was not possible. There existed even a special article in the penal code of the Soviet Union which punished entrepreneurial activity. -Vladimir Potanin

Everyone on our team shares a couple passions – putting the fun back in snacking, an entrepreneurial spiriting, and the passion for creating an innovative and exciting brand – all of which makes popchips a really fun place to work these days. -Keith Belling

I think some of my darkness comes from my dad. There is definitely convict history on that side of the family, a lot of dodginess. But with the darkness can also come entrepreneurialism, genius traits. -Rebel Wilson

I have always been very entrepreneurial minded. Oftentimes, while I was sitting in class listening to my professor ramble on, I would think to myself: 'I could be out there making money right now.' -Shay Carl

Long term, I have a lot of confidence in the United States. We have an excellent record in terms of innovation. We have great universities that are involved in technological change and progress. We have an entrepreneurial culture, much more than almost any other country. -Ben Bernanke

When you're invested in your own business, you're going to run it better. When people are financially responsible for whether their store succeeds, they're going to have that kind of entrepreneurial spirit that's harder to get if headquarters is running things. -Fred DeLuca

If you have company-owned stores, you make 100 percent of the profit from each one, but you have less entrepreneurial spirit. -Fred DeLuca

For a franchise system to work well, you really need people with an entrepreneurial mind-set because, while you have a large, overarching system that everybody has to work with, a lot of local issues have to be handled. -Fred DeLuca

I have hundreds of poems memorized. Mostly by others, but also my own. I use the poems when I lead retreats for management groups on topics like creating teams, or coming up with a more entrepreneurial system, or creating more excitement. -David Whyte

Obviously, New York and Boston and Los Angeles have pretty vibrant entrepreneurial scenes. -Jason Calacanis

Fighting for free enterprise means standing up for free markets. The freedom to succeed includes the freedom to fail. We must defend entrepreneurial capitalism against the onslaught of the American Left. -Mike Pence

Capitalism does a number of things very well: it helps create an entrepreneurial spirit; it gets people motivated to come up with new ideas, and that's a good thing. -Bernie Sanders

In very big companies, you find less entrepreneurialism than you really want to see. Success is defined as 'don't make a mistake.' And you get to be the C.E.O. by outlasting everybody else, then you're there for five or six years, and you want to get your bonus on the way out. -Bernard L. Schwartz

Engineering college students should be encouraged to start entrepreneurial ventures in their second year itself. It is safer to fail while in college. -Kris Gopalakrishnan

I've always said that the better off you are, the more responsibility you have for helping others. Just as I think it's important to run companies well, with a close eye to the bottom line, I think you have to use your entrepreneurial experience to make corporate philanthropy effective. -Carlos Slim

I think in general, people who aren't themselves entrepreneurs are often more risk averse. And I think you see this dynamic a lot with entrepreneurial people who lead a company, which is that they hire people who complement them. -Leila Janah

America is essentially an entrepreneurial culture: the sizzle is the steak, because, after all, if you buy the sizzle, the steak comes with it. Canada's, in contrast, is a primary-producing culture: we'll buy the steak and hope to get a little sizzle with it. But we know we can't eat sizzle. -Wayne Grady

We're supposed to be an entrepreneurial company; we're meant to be expanding and looking for opportunities – but the minute you do it, you get your head bashed in. -Gerry Harvey

When I was in the private sector, one characteristic that differentiated the best entrepreneurs from the others was that they were not in it for the stock options, but for a mission – to deliver something that was helpful… Every entrepreneurial journey, it turns out, is like this. -Todd Park

The general message would be to say to all these young people: If you have entrepreneurial aspirations, there is money, there are consumers, there is a huge market. The only thing you need to do is to go there and start doing things. -Maelle Gavet

There are a number of traits that combine to create entrepreneurial potential. We find that openness coordinates very well with successful entrepreneurs. The more open-minded you are, the more you see the world as it actually is. The more closed-minded, the more you see the world as you want it to be. -Adeo Ressi

I think the biggest myth entrepreneurs have is that the growth and performance of their startups depends more on their entrepreneurial talent than on the businesses they choose. -Scott Shane

When it comes to space, I see it as my job, I'm building infrastructure the hard way. I'm using my resources to put in place heavy lifting infrastructure so the next generation of people can have a dynamic, entrepreneurial explosion into space. -Jeff Bezos

I was pretty entrepreneurial as a kid. I had a lemonade stand. When I was 12, I arbitraged the price of 7-Eleven hot dogs; I'd buy the ones that are pre-wrapped with the bun and then sell them on the beach. -Stewart Butterfield

I started my first company when I was 18 and learned by trial through fire, having no formal education or entrepreneurial experience. -Rob Dyrdek

It is very important that people see there is a bright future, and we can re-engage that entrepreneurial spirit of the trading nation for which the U.K. has always been known – that dynamic, creative spirit. -Theresa May

We've got to be entrepreneurial; we've got to be innovative, and we've got to figure out ways of getting things done that people might think are very unorthodox. -Cory Booker

I am an immigrant from Mexico. I came to the United States looking for a landscape where I could explore ideas freely and to test my entrepreneurial spirit. -Ilan Stavans

I can tell you, I grew up with great coaching, and it had nothing to do with sports. I had great parents. I really got some great input from there. They were entrepreneurial, middle-class business people. -Jerry Jones

While Labour Party orators readily remember the 1980s for Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's free-booting variety of entrepreneurial meritocracy, what gets forgotten is that Thatcher also gave the heave-ho to the old establishment's notion of merit – good breeding, a posh school, and so on. -Terry Glavin

I am a believer in smaller government, limited government, less regulation, less taxes, because I think to have more of those things, we suffocate the entrepreneurial spirit of this nation. -Matt Bevin

In New Hampshire, we know that small businesses and entrepreneurs are the engines of economic growth in the 21st-century economy, and our state has long been defined by the entrepreneurial spirit of our people. -Maggie Hassan

From 1865 to 1965, my race, the black race, was one of the most competitive, entrepreneurial, Christian, moral races in our country. We had the highest percentage of entrepreneurs in the country, the highest percentage of marriage in the country. -Burgess Owens

I always wanted to do creative things, but I was really interested in entrepreneurship. My family comes from a very entrepreneurial culture, so business was always something I was interested in. -Imran Amed

Taking a great new idea with an entrepreneurial team that wants to create something significant and trying to build a real company is what is interesting. -Brad Feld

Immigrants have historically been an entrepreneurial bunch. -Brad Feld

In entrepreneurial circles, it's clear to me that violence, hatred, and discrimination – or whatever you want to label it – is another category where we need to pay attention to disruption before it changes the world in ways we don't want it to. -Brad Feld

If you're in a city where there's no clear startup community, the goal is not raise a bunch of money to fund a nonprofit; the goal is not get your government involved. The goal is start finding the other entrepreneurial leaders who are committed to being in your city over the next 20 years. -Brad Feld

The first thing that any city that's trying to create a startup community or an entrepreneurial ecosystem that's vibrant should do is get rid of the idea that they're trying to be like Silicon Valley. -Brad Feld

Great entrepreneurial DNA is comprised of leadership, technological vision, frugality, and the desire to succeed. -Steve Blank

Michael Bloomberg has yet to get his due for engineering the New York entrepreneurial ecosystem. -Steve Blank

Americans have so much natural entrepreneurial drive. The caveat is that it is technology that should be a tool making lives better in the real world, and in line with the American spirit of getting better and better at something, whether it's curing cancer or creating a better taxi service. -Michael Burry

If anything, I'd say my family was entrepreneurial – my grandfather and father. It was in our blood. But I didn't have this one mentor that was super successful. -Tilman J. Fertitta

It's a pleasure to contribute to the entrepreneurial community at USC. -Walter O'Brien

My entrepreneurial spirit happened all day long because I got to think of things that kids would interact with. I was in front of my customers for 6-8 hours a day. I got to see what they like, what they don't like, what they connected with, and most importantly, did they learn something from this? -Steve Spangler

There's always a mismatch between small entrepreneurial outfits and large companies, which often don't have the same outlook. -Walt Mossberg

The first thing is to hang on to everybody who is talented, who is entrepreneurial, who wants to make an impact and a change and start attracting ones. -Dan Gilbert

In France, President Francois Hollande is leveraging the next wave of the Internet to jumpstart economic reforms and create jobs for hundreds of thousands of citizens. A historically socialist government, France has had the courage to quickly implement unique partnerships with the business community to drive entrepreneurial spirit and thinking. -John T. Chambers

The entrepreneurial bug had already bitten my son Ankur by the time he got to college. As a lifelong entrepreneur, I certainly didn't want to dampen his enthusiasm by telling him he couldn't do it, but I also wanted to make sure it was balanced with the proper attention to his studies. -Naveen Jain

I've found that entrepreneurial success usually comes through great execution, simply by doing a superior job of doing the blocking and tackling. -Naveen Jain

I've given a lot of talks over the years on the subject of entrepreneurship. The first thing I find I have to do is to dispel the persistent myth that entrepreneurial success is all about innovative thinking and breakthrough ideas. -Naveen Jain

By understanding and harnessing the forces that drive human behavior, you can create a self-sustaining philanthropic effort that reaches millions of people. It begins with an entrepreneurial attitude: take an idea and execute on that idea. If it doesn't work, learn why and build on what you've learned. -Naveen Jain

Entrepreneurial Philanthropy is not just a philosophy or a dream. It is a promise that philanthropy is at its best when it is founded on entrepreneurial zest and agility. -Naveen Jain

When beginning your entrepreneurial journey, acknowledge that you become a product of the five people you spend the most time with. So choose your company wisely. -Lewis Howes

We want everyone who comes through to feel more entrepreneurial and start companies, even if they fail. -Arvind Gupta

Oklahoma is very entrepreneurial. -Isaac Hanson

I'd like to see the word 'entrepreneur' knocked off its pedestal. Being 'entrepreneurial' is something I look for not only in founders to invest in, but also employees to hire. -Alexis Ohanian

Let's all strive to be more entrepreneurial, and I think we'll all be in a better place. -Alexis Ohanian

My dog wants the entrepreneurial community to know how thankful she is for the fact that she gets to go out. She has heard more pitches than probably much of the world. -Heidi Roizen

I had an entrepreneurial spirit and started branching out from there. -Vance McAllister

I think my biggest achievement was being part of a team of outstanding, entrepreneurial military leaders and civilians who helped change the way in which America fights by transforming a global special operations task force – Task Force 714 – that I commanded. -Stanley A. McChrystal

As a kid, I grew up middle class, but my father was a great innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit, and it wasn't long before my family became part of the infamous 1%. -Betsy DeVos

I think our path to the Olympics is a good metaphor for how you build a company. Our skill and commitment grew over time, day by day, stroke by stroke. So, sports are tied well with our entrepreneurial pursuits because you train for a few years, but there is no guarantee that you will succeed. -Tyler Winklevoss

The combination of brilliant ideas and entrepreneurial spirit should lead us to a safer and more secure future. -Vinod Khosla

Part of me is very entrepreneurial. -Angela Ahrendts

We need to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit that is alive in Colorado. -John Hickenlooper

The entrepreneurial spirit has moved from the garage in high-tech to the kitchen in food. -Denise Morrison

The biggest concern for most actors has and always will be getting enough work – it's just part of our profession – but a real change is the idea that performers have to be more versatile and entrepreneurial in their careers. -Ken Howard

A true entrepreneurial enterprise begins with a big idea – a unique way to solve a customer's problem. Your customer, after all, is the only justification for creating a company in the first place. Without a big, transformational idea, you can't produce a great result for your customer. -Michael Gerber

Schmoozers are brownnosers, sycophants more suited to middle management than to the Wild West of the entrepreneurial world. -Tahl Raz

No sport – maybe no business – is more entrepreneurial than boxing. -Tahl Raz

Our goal is simply to make entrepreneurship more accessible to everyone around the world throughout the entrepreneurial journey, from inspiration to IPO. -David Cohen

Strong community and mentorship are the lifeblood of any successful entrepreneurial ecosystem, and it's exciting the Boulder is showing the world just what sort of impact these things can actually have. -David Cohen

Our singer, Matt, was reading Stephen Hawking and other physics-related books, and I was reading entrepreneurial books, and we all started discussing the new technologies that were taking over the world, from 3-D printing to space travel. These conversations starting leading us to think of how we could portray these things in a musical way. -Synyster Gates

I would think the correlation between an era of increased globalization and an increased desire to participate in an entrepreneurial endeavor is not a coincidence. When interconnectedness is at a peak due to technological advances, the ability to spawn something new is slightly easier. -Vivek Ramaswamy

The best tech companies are led by founders with entrepreneurial zeal and strong egos. They consistently deliver what we want and what we need, at prices that decrease over time. The Wall Street firm is a long-standing institution with a more established hierarchy. -Richard Edelman

My mother was from an entrepreneurial family and very creative. She always pushed me to take risks, to do things I wouldn't have thought of. -Gillian Tans

When women are provided with training and entrepreneurial opportunities in distribution networks, they become role models in their communities, showing it is possible to challenge limiting norms and stereotypes, and to succeed. -Paul Polman

Africa's vibrancy and entrepreneurial spirit is un-matched. There's huge potential here to grow business, create jobs, and to improve living standards. -Paul Polman

I think that the culture at Stanford really shapes how you view the world, and you get a lot more out of an entrepreneurial mindset. -Joe Lonsdale

I started my entrepreneurial journey right out of college. At the age of 21, I incorporated my first business: a PR firm based in New York City. -Gabrielle Bernstein

There is a seductive simplicity in Donald Trump's vision to build walls and ban refugees to protect American interests. But we must always remember that we create far greater opportunity for all Americans when we enable the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of people globally to take root here. -Reshma Saujani

Years ago, children helped my brother search for his lost ball at Jackson Park Golf Course in Chicago – and even offered to sell it back to him on the next tee. That entrepreneurial spirit, on the site of the 1893 World's Fair – which introduced Cracker Jacks to the United States – exemplifies America, to say nothing of American public golf. -Steve Rushin

We've got to get back to being the America we once were. The entrepreneurial spirit. The accountability. When a man was a man. -Todd Wilcox

Anything I ever wanted, I had to work really hard for. I learned the value of saving my money, trying to make something happen, and being entrepreneurial, even as a really young girl. -Kris Jenner

The immigrant experience had a profound effect on me. It taught me the importance of hard work and the value of being entrepreneurial. -Clara Shih

To maintain our entrepreneurial spirit, we have to create a culture in which everyone remembers that every order, big or small – and every interaction, every moment – will define what our company is today and what it will become tomorrow. -Daniel Lubetzky

My parents were always entrepreneurial. -James William Middleton

My parents started Party Pieces the same year I was born, so I have grown up with their entrepreneurial way of thinking, which, to me, became the norm. -James William Middleton

At the end of the day, an entrepreneurial journey is all about de-risking: How can you spend the least amount of time and money to accomplish your goal? The more information you can gather, the more comfortable you'll be investing time and money into a particular offering. -Neil Blumenthal

Startups, by their nature, are entrepreneurial – testing new things, launching new products, and disrupting themselves. That's why you join a startup in the first place – to create, to stretch beyond your current capabilities, and to make an outsized impact. -Jennifer Hyman

Think about all of the non-entrepreneurial advice and resources you need when building a company. You need lawyers, accountants, financial experts. -Jennifer Hyman

We have talented people, great businesses, and an unparalleled entrepreneurial spirit in Montana. By raising capital, Montanans can leverage those assets to start new businesses, expand existing ones, and create more good-paying jobs in Missoula and every other community under the Big Sky. -Matt Rosendale

I think companies psych themselves out and say, 'Now that we're public, we've got to get all stuffy. We've got to be a certain way,' and the entrepreneurial spirit dies. What you got to keep alive is the intimacy, the energy, this crazed sense of purpose. -Glenn Kelman

Government after government has prioritized the preservation of corporatist loyalties over the promotion of economic growth and emphasized clientelist distribution over entrepreneurial innovation and creation of level economic playing field. -Denise Dresser

I think my approach to a creative career was very entrepreneurial. Even though I'm a writer, I've always viewed my work much in the same way as a startup or marketer might view their work. -Mark Manson

Have confidence in your own voice, be entrepreneurial, and take big risks with the knowledge that, by default of being a woman, people are going to advise you to be conservative, play it safe, make sure everyone likes you, and constantly question whether or not you're ready to be in charge. -Susanna Fogel

We make it easy for anyone to get free resources. Anyone can launch an idea for five minutes. Anyone can comment on, add, and enhance the idea. Need a designer? We provide an entrepreneurial matching system without the bosses getting involved. And in terms of unstructured time, we have a permission for that. -Scott Cook

Turner Broadcasting went from a very entrepreneurial, risk-taking company where I had a tremendous amount of freedom and autonomy to a corporate, bureaucratic nightmare. -Eric Bischoff

I've always believed India is a country blessed by – of – blessed by God with enormous entrepreneurial skills. -Manmohan Singh

I guess I've just always had an entrepreneurial spirit. -Jon Taffer

In the late spring of 2008, my wealthy entrepreneurial husband, Elon Musk, the father of my five young sons, filed for divorce. Six weeks later, he texted me to say he was engaged to a gorgeous British actress in her early 20s who had moved to Los Angeles to be with him. -Justine Musk

The vision is to figure out how there can really be dynamic entrepreneurialism in space. -Jeff Bezos

Two kids in their dorm room can't start anything important in space today. That's why I want to take the assets I have from Amazon and translate that into the heavy-lifting infrastructure that will allow the next generation to have dynamic entrepreneurialism in space, to build that transportation network. -Jeff Bezos

It saddens me to see the entrepreneurial world in Brazil, because it's a misfortune to be a boss in our country, with so many labor laws. -Jair Bolsonaro

As far as value is concerned, the principal reason that I moved to Texas from New Jersey many, many years ago was because I recognized that Texas was a much more entrepreneurial state than New Jersey, that the opportunities to start things were greater in Texas. And my vision was fortunately fulfilled. -Herb Kelleher

I want to see Texas remain an entrepreneurial powerhouse in the United States. -Herb Kelleher

Our young people are some of the best and most talented in the world – they are driven, entrepreneurial, and innovative – and with the help of people who have already made it in the world of work, they can go on to be the bosses and employers of the future. -Esther McVey

While my parents both worked full-time, we still grappled with the scourge of working-class poverty. But my entrepreneurial mother used her research skills to consult. And, along with my dad, she even ran a soul food restaurant for my great-aunt. -Stacey Abrams

If you ask what my philosophy is, my philosophy is kind of like an entrepreneurial philosophy. -Nick Nurse

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