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Failure is the Mother of Success

Posted on November 11, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

Failure is the Mother of Success

Sometimes the hardest thing can be admitting you’ve made a mistake.  It requires you to go against your own ego, which can be our worst enemy. However, failure is the mother of success. When you fail at something, you are actually one step closer to finding a way that will succeed.  Walt Disney failed many business ventures and was fired by a newspaper editor because he “lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Soichiro Honda was passed over for an engineering job at Toyota and left unemployed. Marilyn Monroe...

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Quote Explained #6: Donald Trump – Losing

Posted on October 15, 2013 in Articles | 1 comment

Quote Explained #6: Donald Trump – Losing

“Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” – Donald Trump What does it mean?  Failure often casts a shadow and we are bred to believe that failure should always be avoided. However, there is a concept called failure forward. Failure doesn’t always have to be a negative thing. It can actually be nurturing and inspirational if we choose to accept and learn from our mistakes. Failure promotes self reflection and growth, and can eventually lead us to success if we take the time to understand and...

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Quote Explained #5: Thomas A. Edison – Failure

Posted on October 3, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

Quote Explained #5: Thomas A. Edison – Failure

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”  – Thomas A. Edison What does it mean?  They say failure is the mother of success.  People tend to look at failure as a bad thing.  We must be able to learn from our mistakes and grow from it.  Edison believed that even though he tried something countless times without the expected results, it doesn’t mean that he failed.  He never gave up in his beliefs and always tried one way after the other.  Edison said that our greatest weakness lies in giving...

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15 Things To Learn From Don Draper of Mad Men

Posted on September 10, 2013 in Articles | 3 comments

15 Things To Learn From Don Draper of Mad Men

This is the second installment to our blog series: Things to learn from the bosses of television. Check out our first one based on Harvey Specter of Suits here. How would you describe Don Draper? He’s classy, cool, and embodies success. The bottom line – he’s pretty fucking awesome. Once again, I’ll help those of you who don’t know Don, play catch up. Don Draper (played by Jon Hamm) on AMC’s hit drama Mad Men, is the creative director and senior partner of the fictional advertising agency – Sterling...

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The 20 Best Success Quotes you Need to Know

Posted on September 1, 2013 in Articles | Comments Off on The 20 Best Success Quotes you Need to Know

The 20 Best Success Quotes you Need to Know

Everyone talks about how they want to be successful in the future.  Don’t just say it, put your actions in and make sure you do what it takes to become who you want to be.  Everyone has a different definition of being successful, so figure out for yourself what makes you live a happy life.  Here are 20 best selected quotes about success for your inspiration and to keep your heads up high.   1. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill...

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The 5 Minute Rule

Posted on August 6, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

The 5 Minute Rule

Finding time to pursue activities that you enjoy doing while working a full time job is one of the hardest aspects of life to manage.  Time management is a skill few can honestly say they have mastered.  With the increasing demands of our generation of 9 to 5 jobs, it seems as though in reality the youth of today work 9 to 10. However, if you try and find time constantly, you may find yourself in a state of despair, a seemly empty pit of abyss.  Instead, try to make time.  How?  Here’s a tip that has worked for the Quotivee team and may...

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Quote Explained #4: Robert Herjavec – All About Connections

Posted on July 30, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

Quote Explained #4: Robert Herjavec – All About Connections

“People say it’s all about connections. Having connections is nice, but if you don’t it just means you have to work harder. You need to become that connection.” – Robert Herjavec What does it mean?  It is true in many cases, it’s not what you know it’s who you know. However, not everyone may have the benefit of said connection. If you are one that doesn’t, fear not. You can still find your own way. It will just take more work, and to be honest it will also be all the more satisfying once you...

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Quote Explained #3: Winston Churchill – Success

Posted on July 29, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

Quote Explained #3: Winston Churchill – Success

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill What does it mean?  You’re going to go through life making mistakes. There’s no getting around that. Mistakes happen for a reason. They allow you to learn, grow and develop as an individual. However, what separates the good from the great is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. It’s the idea of being able to get up after falling down and continuing to move forward, rather than...

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Quote Explained #2: Albert Einstein – Insanity

Posted on July 15, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

Quote Explained #2: Albert Einstein – Insanity

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein What does it mean?  Have you ever set out to do something, but always run into the same problem that brings you to a dead end? No matter how many times you try, no matter how many times you start over, you still end up with the same result? If Einstein was still around he’d tell you that you’re insane. I’m sure we’ve all experienced this before. We just need to slow down, take a deep breathe,...

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Quote Explained #1: Will Smith – If you’re absent during my struggle…

Posted on July 8, 2013 in Articles | 17 comments

Quote Explained #1: Will Smith – If you’re absent during my struggle…

“If you’re absent during my struggle, don’t expect to be present during my success.” – Will Smith What does it mean?  Hard times will reveal your true friends. Those who fail to provide aid when you are in most need are just your general friends. These are Friends who are just there to hangout with because of a common interest or lifestyle. Yes these friends are indeed a ton of fun, but try not to rely on them when you need help.   You need to realize which are your true friends that you could count on when...

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