37 Motivational Quotes for Work

Let these motivational quotes for work motivate and encourage you to do your job to the best of your ability, even on the days you don't feel like working. May they encourage you to apply your ambitions to the work at hand. And as the saying goes, if you love what you do it is no longer work!

1.     If you are working on something that you really care about, you don't have to be pushed, the vision pulls you. Steve Jobs

2.     People who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do.
Elbert Hubbard

Get motivated, stay focused and work towards worthy goals each day with dogged determination. Matt Bishop
3.     Get motivated, stay focused and work towards worthy goals each day with dogged determination.
Matt Bishop, The 8 Pillars of Career and Business Success
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4.    A lot of the time your employees will have ways that they go above and beyond for you that you may not notice, and so giving them the chance that you are observant their sacrifices and the ways that they do things for you that are out of their way is a great way to continue keeping them motivated to excel.
Maria Farlenesky, Management

5.    It can be a great motivator to praise an employee in earshot of other employees, but it is never acceptable to discuss poor performance in public.
Renee Evenson, Customer Service Training 101
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6.    "Leadership basically pertains to motivating one's self or a group to strive towards achieving each and every step goal created during the planning stage."
Devan Skywisdom, Vision Board

7.     "A simple change in instruction can significantly affect motivation and test performance. Motivation is of course another critical factor in academic performance."
Fiona McPherson, How to Approach Learning
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8.     "Whatever the task, find creative ways to motivate yourself, get up and do what needs to be done, and reward yourself for your efforts. No excuses!"
Sadé Jasmín, Be Wise
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9.     "If you fail to have a positive attitude, your motivation to work will be drastically affected."
Brian Adams, Time Management
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10.     Do you attack your work,
With confidence that goes for miles?
Or do you approach with fear,
Having trouble tackling the piles?
Julie Hebert, How You Accomplish Your Work
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11.    "In sports, players need to be reminded of their competition to become motivated to practice. The same can be applied in business."
Gavin McGinnis, Coaching

12.    "Showing appreciation for a job well done can be a motivator in itself!"
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer

I find inspiration and motivation through time management. Jason Thomas
13.    I find inspiration and motivation through time management.
Jason Thomas, The 100 Most Powerful Affirmations for Time Management
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14.    Without the affirmative commitment to hire and promote diverse employees, organizations would rarely be motivated to expand beyond their comfort zone to include those who are different.
Serilda Summers-McGee, Change the WorkGame

15.    A "Workout Buddy" is a great way to stay motivated, challenged, and accountable!
Sandeep Sharma, Habit Makes Perfect

16.    Those who have done so tell me that besides the thrill of victory that results from leading a winning organization, the biggest payoff is they won't have to work as hard as they did back before they learned how to get colleagues and employees to become accountable and motivated by a sense of urgency to get their jobs done.
Stephen Hawley Martin, The CEO's Guide from Good to Great

17.    When you start believing in someone's potential, it will motivate him to accomplish more.
Brad Peterson, Coaching: 7 Key Principles To Coach and Make Champions Out of Ordinary People
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18.    Coaching starts with the assumption that the key to change is not knowing what to do - it's being motivated to do it.
Tony Stoltzfus, Coaching Questions

19.    We all make mistakes, but what we so often fail to do is to make these mistakes our greatest learning tools.
Catherine Pulsifer, Wings for Work

20.    If we are to be successful at managing performance, we have to appreciate what is worth measuring, what will motivate individuals, and how they respond to the local culture.
Richard Hill, PhD: The Academic Coach

21.    Stretching outside your comfort zone takes serious effort and work. You need motivation for sure, and I do find many of the messages on the Internet to be quite inspirational. But motivation alone doesn't seal the deal. What's truly lacking is a concrete road map about the how to move from a place of fear, paralysis, and avoidance to the point of actually being willing and able to take that leap and start a more positive cycle of learning and development.
Andy Molinsky, Reach
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Be willing to go the extra mile, adding value to other areas of your work and helping others. Angelica Montrose
22.    Be willing to go the extra mile, adding value to other areas of your work and helping others.
Angelica Montrose, 7 Steps To Getting A Promotion
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23.    Improving your productivity and getting things done is not about how quickly you can go through your to do list, it is about how efficiently you can complete all the tasks at hand.
Melanie Hutchinson, Getting Things Done - Yesterday

24.    Motivation fuels us to work harder, to get more done, to achieve more. Highly motivated people are more successful.
AJ Winters, The Motivation Switch

25.    With motivation you get willpower, and with willpower you get the strength to work hard for what you want.
Fred Juliusson, Get Going! Life is Short!
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26.    "Be grateful that you have the ability and confidence to search for a new job or career. Be thankful that you have the ability to move beyond moaning and complaining to one of action."
Byron Pulsifer, Be Grateful First

27.    "We're so absorbed in the effort to get rich, we no longer recognize when we are rich."
Andy Stanley
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28.    In order to have the willpower and motivation needed to be consistent with the amount of effort you exert for productivity, you must limit or eliminate counterproductive habits while enforcing new habits that help productivity.
Mark Snyder, Productive Makeover Success

29.    If I was going to be successful, I knew I had to discover the secrets to sustaining my motivation and high levels of productivity.
B. N. Norton, Motivation Into Success

30.    "The question, what motivates you, is one used in many interviews. But it is a question you should answer for yourself - what is your motivation?"
Catherine Pulsifer, What Motivates You

31.    One problem with finding motivation is that many people make to-do lists, but not many people force themselves to get the items on the list done. The reason is that we use our ability to think to figure out what needs to be done, but actually doing them requires motivation and focus."
Rhett Power, The Entrepreneur's Book of Actions

32.    Motivation is getting people, cheerfully, willingly and professionally, to do the things that the business requires them to do.
James Neal, Managing Motivation in 1 Hour
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33.    Successful people are very often early risers. From Richard Branson to Michelle Obama, and Tim Cook to Taylor Swift, all are known to get up early. Whatever their motivation, they've all used beating the alarm clock to become the elite in their profession.
Joe Hinchliffe, Average Joe's Success Rituals

34.    Effective supervision involves motivation from within the individual, not by externals.
Meir Liraz, How to Improve Your Leadership and Management Skills

35.    When you are changing the world with your innovations, that's all the motivation you need.
Dipanshu Sharma
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36.    Remember, the leader's responsibility in motivating and directing his or her team sends a message that he or she takes the issue of team behavior seriously. Being clear on expectations is another important aspect of managing behavior.
Rosanne Dee

37.    "Verbal praise and recognition go a long way to ensuring that your team and relationships stay loyal and motivated."
D. Chandler, Communication: Influence and Persuasion Secrets

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