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35 Simon Sinek Quotes To Help You Achieve Greatness

Simon Oliver Sinek is a British-American writer and motivational speaker. He was born in the United Kingdom. He is the author of five books, including, start your why. As a child, he lived in London and Hong Kong before moving to the United States. He graduated in 1991. He studied law but left law school to go into marketing. His first book, Start with why was printed in October 2009. His second book, titled Leaders Eat Last, seemed on the hit lists of the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Simon Sinek quotes are inspirational and motivating.

In his book, he starts with what his main purpose is in life? His aim is to inspire people to be leaders. Great leaders inspire others to take action. No matter what the industry, all the inspiring leaders think, act, and communicate exactly alike. And it’s the complete reverse of everyone else. Manipulative techniques involve price and fear. They work in many instances but only in the short term. Thus, the individual deal itself becomes important thereby demanding repeat business.

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35 Simon Sinek Quotes

  1. “The role of a leader is not to come up with all the great ideas. The role of a leader is to create an environment in which great ideas can happen.” Simon Sinek
  2. “Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting and, most importantly, a way of communicating.” Simon Sinek
  3. “If every member of a team doesn’t grow together they will grow apart.” Simon Sinek
  4. “A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other.” Simon Sinek

  5. “Great companies don’t hire skilled people and motivate them, they hire already motivated people and inspire them.” Simon Sinek

  6. Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion.” Simon Sinek
  7. “Directions are instructions given to explain how. Direction is a vision offered to explain why.” Simon Sinek
  8. “For great leaders, The Golden Circle is in balance. They are in pursuit of WHY they hold themselves accountable to HOW they do it and WHAT they do serves as the tangible proof of what they believe.” Simon Sinek
  9. “Don’t quit. Never give up trying to build the world you can see, even if others can’t see it.” Simon Sinek
  10. “If no-one ever broke the rules, then we’d never advance.” Simon Sinek

  11. “The goal is not to be perfect by the end. The goal is to be better tomorrow.” Simon Sinek
  12. “Bad leaders believe that they have to project control at all times.” Simon Sinek
  13. Henry Ford summed it up best. ‘If I had asked people what they wanted,’ he said, ‘they would have said a faster horse.” Simon Sinek
  14. “Humility, I have learned, must never be confused with meekness. Humility is being open to the ideas of others.” Simon Sinek
  15. “I know of no case study in history that describes an organization that has been managed out of a crisis. Every single one of them was led.” Simon Sinek

  16. Trust is maintained when values and beliefs are actively managed. If companies do not actively work to keep clarity, discipline, and consistency in balance, then trust starts to break down.” Simon Sinek
  17. “There’s nothing efficient about innovation.” Simon Sinek
  18. “A leader’s job is not just to get the best out of their people-a leader’s job is to make more leaders.” Simon Sinek
  19. “It is better to disappoint people with the truth than to appease them with a lie.” Simon Sinek
  20. “There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.” Simon Sinek

  21. “Greatness is not born from one success. Greatness is born from persevering through the countless failed attempts that preceded.” Simon Sinek
  22. “It is like when a player has a slump, we do not trade them, we coach them. It is the same with our employees. The best leaders come to the aid of their people, whose performance is down. Not come down harder on them.” Simon Sinek
  23. “Let us all be the leaders we wish we had.” Simon Sinek
  24. “The cost of leadership is self-interest.” Simon Sinek
  25. “Success is when reality catches up to your imagination.” Simon Sinek

  26. “A star wants to see himself rise to the top. A leader wants to see those around him rise to the top.” Simon Sinek
  27. “When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” Simon Sinek
  28. “Like a good parent can’t also be his child’s best friend, a leader with authority requires some separation from subordinates.” Simon Sinek
  29. “I find, when you’re an optimist, life has a funny way of looking after you.” Simon Sinek
  30. “One of the greatest things you can do is give your time and energy – things you will never get back.” Simon Sinek

  31. “People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it.” Simon Sinek
  32. “Spending too much time focused on others’ strengths leaves us feeling weak. Focusing on our own strengths is what, in fact, makes us strong.” Simon Sinek
  33. “True #leadership isn’t the bastion of a few who sit at the top … We all need to step up, take the risk and put our interests second-not always-but when it counts.” Simon Sinek
  34. “When you compete against everyone else, no one wants to help you. But when you compete against yourself, everyone wants to help you.” Simon Sinek
  35. “The best way to find joy in our lives or overcome struggle is with the help of others.” Simon Sinek

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