Howard Schultz Quotes

Best 27 Quotes by Howard Schultz

“Authentic brands don’t emerge from marketing cubicles or advertising agencies.”

“Believe in your dreams and dream big.”

“Don’t be threatened by people smarter than you.”

“Don’t do things the way they’ve always been done. Done try to fit into the system. If you do what’s expected of you, you’ll never accomplish more than others expect.”

“Dream more than others think practical. Expect more than others think possible. Care more than others think wise. Risk more than others think safe.”

“Entrepreneurs must love what they do to such a degree that doing it is worth sacrifice and, at times, pain. But doing anything else would be unimaginable.”

“Hiring people is an art, not a science, and resumes can’t tell you whether someone will fit into a company’s culture.”

“I am convinced that most people can achieve their dreams and beyond if they have the determination to keep trying.”

“I believe life is a series of near misses. A lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all, it’s seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future. It’s seeing what other people don’t see and pursuing that vision.”

“I dreamed the kind of dreams that other people said would not be possible.”

“I think the currency of leadership is transparency.”

“If people believe they share values with a company, they will stay loyal to the brand.”

“If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve got to dream big and then dream bigger.”

“In anything you do, any endeavour, it’s not what you do; it’s why you do it.”

“In life, you can blame a lot of people and you can wallow in self-pity, or you can pick yourself up and say, listen, I have to be responsible for myself.”

“In times of adversity and change, we really discover who we are and what we’re made of.”

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“People want guidance, not rhetoric. They need to to know what the plan of action is, and how it will be implemented. They want to be given responsibility to help solve the problem and authority to act on it.”

“Success is empty if you arrive at the finish line alone.”

“Success is not an entitlement. It has to be earned, and it hast to be earned every day.”

“Whatever you do, don’t play it safe.”

“When you really believe in yourself, in your dream, you just have to do everything you possibly can to take control and make your vision a reality. No great achievement happens by luck.”

“When you’re surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.”

“You can’t copy the heart and soul and the conscience of the company.”

“You can’t expect your employees to exceed the expectations of your customers if you don’t exceed your employee’s expectation of management.”

“You have to create the thing you want to be part of.”

“You have to have 100% belief in your core reason for being.”

“You have to know who you are and who you are not.”

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