With the holidays in the air, December can be a hectic month. There's shopping, cooking, baking, partying, visiting family, all in addition to the normal work grind (which now includes snow-filled commutes, for those of us in White-Christmas country). Needless to say, the season often comes and goes before we even get to enjoy it.
So this December, we invite you to hit pause on the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and be thankful for your success and the things you have. Whether it's a coffee with your co-worker, a Christmas movie with the kids, a weekend away with friends, or a solitary moment of reflection, enjoy what you have right now, and use those feelings to drive you forward in the coming year. You earned your success, so instead of getting bogged down at the end of the year, use the cheer and positivity of the season to fuel your preparation for a prosperous 2015.
For our last WSI DM Video Series entry of the year, we found 13 quotes that we hope will inspire you to great heights in 2015. From our team to yours, we wish you a beautiful holiday season and an amazing New Year!
Be Inspired In Your Business
"A business is simply an idea to make other people's lives better." – Sir Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Group
"If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours." – Ray Kroc, Founder, McDonald's
"If you don’t drive your business, you’ll be driven out of business." – B.C. Forbes, Founder, Forbes
Be Inspired In Yourself
"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere." – Albert Einstein
"Fortune does favor the bold and you’ll never know what you’re capable of if you don’t try." – Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook
"Don’t worry about failure, you only have to be right once." – Drew Houston, CEO, Dropbox
Be Inspired In Achieving Success
"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it." – Maya Angelou, Author, Poet, Dancer, Actress and Singer
"Successful people are the ones who are breaking the rules." – Seth Godin, Author, Entrepreneur
"You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take." – Wayne "The Great One" Gretzky, Professional Hockey Player
Be Inspired In The Future
"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose." – Dr. Suess
"Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday." – Steve Jobs, Co-Founder, Apple
"The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past." – Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web
And One Final Thought, For Luck...
"Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games." – Babe "The Great Bambino" Ruth, Hall of Fame Baseball Player