10 Inspirational Quotes for Girl Bosses for the Not-So-Great Days

Whether you are almost there, in the process or just getting started with your career and your goals, a little inspiration and motivation can go a long way. From people who have done it all, failure- success, ups and downs to people who are in the same boat as you, inspiration can come from anywhere; sometimes only a few words are a great pick-me-up on days when you feel like the world is conspiring against you. So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, but we have some inspirational quotes that might make it a better day; keep on reading ladies!

“Don’t wait for the right moment to start the business. It never arrives. Start whenever. Now”- Lauris Liberts

All thinking and no action makes Jill a girl with dreams and no desire to fulfil them. Thinking is great, wanting is even better, but if there is no plan to make it a reality, then life will only be a series of sighs and wishful thinking. So, get up and get moving to your goal!

“My goal is to be better than I was yesterday. To improve myself. To enrich myself. I am running my own race. I compete with no one but myself. This is my journey.” - Unknown

The only way you can get better is to improve upon yourself. Scoping out the competition is a smart move, but your journey to success is yours and yours alone. Changing for the better is your biggest motivation to keep moving forward.

“Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion” – Unknown

If logging in your hours day in and day out with no excitement to get to work is your routine, then you’re not doing what you’re supposed to be. It is going to be scary to leave your comfort zone and move into the unfamiliar, but your passion and drive will be enough encouragement.

“I am not lucky. You know what I am? I am smart, I am talented, I take advantage of the opportunities that come my way, and I work really, really hard. Don’t call me lucky. Call me badass” – Shonda Rhimes

When the most empowered and successful woman in the entertainment industry says it, you have to believe it. Don’t let anyone make you feel smaller than you are or diminish your success by giving all the credit to luck. It was you, who did all that, and you deserve all the accolades.

“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I built my life” – J.K. Rowling

It’s true when they say that, the best thing about hitting rock bottom is that the only way left to go is up! If J.K. Rowling can pick herself up from living on welfare to creating the biggest fantasy world, people have grown up with, then you can do it too! Perseverance is the word ladies.

“You know that if you can make a business get off the ground, then you are capable of accomplishing anything in this world” – Kristen Prescott

The beginning is the scariest part, starting is when you are most likely to fail, but if you can brave your fear and make a start anyway, everything else is a little bit easier to accomplish. The world is your oyster!

“Things go wrong when running your business. It’s how you perceive it and deal with it that matters” – Lori Greiner

You will fail. It’s a fact, maybe not immediately and maybe not spectacularly, but you will. That’s life, but how you pick yourself up and go on with life anyway to get where you want, that will determine your integrity.

“Be addicted to the feeling of having your shit together” – Unknown

All those quotes and facts about lazy and messy people, forget them; having discipline, a plan and plan to follow that plan is how you get to the point where you want to be. Sure, you can let go sometimes, but even then there should be a method to your madness.

“Find a way to hear what you want. Recognize what is your dream. And then put everything you have into that” – Sophia Amoruso

The only thing harder than getting started at all probably is, knowing what you want to start. There’s too much noise in the world, what with people telling you what you want to do. Nobody can do that for you, only you can.

“In any given moment, we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety” -Abraham Maslow

Your comfort zone is just that, a place where you are comfortable and nothing exciting ever happens. You don’t move there’s no growth and you definitely aren’t getting to where you want to be. So get out of that place and get to it!

You all have it in you. You just need to recognize that fire, ignite it, fuel it and never let it be put off.

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