Quotation Explorer - 'Richie Norton'

Note to businesspersons and salespersons: "Be professional" does not mean "be a robot." Just be friendly and act like a real person. Cool? - Richie Norton
Life experience is the new work experience. - Richie Norton
What is your motivation? When you drill down and ask, "What if there was zero ROI (of any form)?," you'll discover your highest and best use of time. - Richie Norton
Better to teach a man to fish who already loves to fish. - Richie Norton
You can't expect the level of excitement of your audience to be greater than your own. - Richie Norton
Another year older, but am I wiser? Wisdom comes from learning and changing for the better. Sometimes we just go through life living the same day over and over and never gaining true wisdom. Let that never be me. - Richie Norton
Two questions I'm pondering:1. If money didn't exist, would you still chase your dreams?2. If money didn't exist, would you still keep your job?If the answer is "YES" to both, you're on track. If the answer is "NO" to either, what needs to change? - Richie Norton
Dear Influencers: Trolls will lurk under the bridges you build to gobble you up. They are hangry for attention. Build bridges anyways. - Richie Norton
Some people just love to stir the pot, but don't realize they're cooking themselves. - Richie Norton
If you want control, loosen your grip. You're strangling your employees. Letting go is actually holding on. - Richie Norton
It's called entrepreneurSHIP, not entrepreneurSIT. Don't wait. Just ship. - Richie Norton
Act NOW on those ideas! As they say, you snooze you lose. Or as I say, if you BEGIN you WIN. - Richie Norton
No one knows your inner battle. No one knows the challenge you face. No one knows the sacrifice it takes to do what you do. But you're not alone. - Richie Norton
Action is the bridge between thought and reality. - Richie Norton
If only 1 out of 10 businesses succeeds, start 10 businesses. Just sayin. - Richie Norton
Follow your passion and learn how to make money at it. Or don't follow your passion and learn to make money at that. They are the same. It's a choice. - Richie Norton
What story will your life tell? Love your story. Live your story. Lead your story. - Richie Norton
Rhetorical question: Did you get to where you are by accepting the status quo?I didn't. - Richie Norton
Just because you have baggage doesn't mean you have to lug it around. - Richie Norton
Simplicity is complex. It's never simple to keep things simple. Simple solutions require the most advanced thinking. - Richie Norton
Are you setting business goals? Try this:Step 1: Add a "0" to your revenue goal.Step 2: Take away a "0" from your expense goal.Step 3: Let your mind go to work.Thank me later. - Richie Norton
if you begin, you win. - Richie Norton
You can disagree with an idea without attacking the person who shared it. - Richie Norton
Success steps: Think big. Act small. Then scale.Failure steps: Act big. Think small. Then shrink.Consider your next big thing a project. Get one. Get it right. No sense growing a broken system. - Richie Norton
The majority are satisfied living within the idea of the reality instead of the reality of the idea. - Richie Norton
How to "change the world" in two words: S.T.A.R.T. N.O.W.1. START - Serve. Thank. Ask. Receive. Trust.2. NOW - No Opportunity Wasted - Richie Norton
At the end of the day, if you have a great product and service paired with the wrong pricing strategy / business model, you don’t have a business. - Richie Norton
Do you have a personal mantra? Mine comes from a childhood song. "Wherever I go the grass grows greener. - Richie Norton
Building a family is an entrepreneurial experience. No doubt about it. The family is the greatest and most important enterprise on earth. Lead yours with passion and joy! - Richie Norton
If you can dream it up, you can team it up. - Richie Norton
Success brings a measure of credibility. The fastest way to turn credibility into authority is to deliver results. The best way to deliver results is to help others succeed. You can help others succeed by being helpful. Always look for ways to be helpful. Helpful people are always in demand. - Richie Norton
Unless your message is that you have no message, you need a message. - Richie Norton
Life isn't about having, it's about experiencing. - Richie Norton
Don't disregard your so-called "stupid ideas." They may be inspired thoughts and high-potential opportunities. Whatcha gonna do? - Richie Norton
When you travel, somehow, the world gets both bigger and smaller, simultaneously. - Richie Norton
When the going gets tough, people bail. When the going gets easy, people get lazy. Honest, smart, hard work is the way to get results. - Richie Norton
Intentional living is the art of making our own choices before others' choices make us. - Richie Norton
When someone says you can't do something because of XYZ, is that true? Or are they playing with your life with their good intentions to keep you safe? - Richie Norton
Have the STRENGTH to say no to the status quo. Have the WILL to listen to the deepest desires of your heart.Have the COURAGE to ACT on and live out your intent. - Richie Norton
Accepting that life is insane, that bad things happen to good people and that you can find the courage to be grateful for the good in every situation and still move forward is hard (even terrifying), but heroic. - Richie Norton
When haters start to rear their ugly head, just play around with them and throw them a bone so they can go away and chew on it. - Richie Norton
Always err on the side of generosity. - Richie Norton
The Great Wall of Facebook:Having just visited the Great Wall of China, I'm thinking about the walls we build on FB. They are real. They keep people in and others out.Build your wall carefully by answering this question:What are you building your wall around? - Richie Norton
Every sunset is an opportunity to reset. - Richie Norton
The moment you think you can do something that you previously thought you couldn't, you can. - Richie Norton
Building a family is an entrepreneurial experience. - Richie Norton
It's called entrepreneurSHIP, not entrepreneurSTAY. Don't wait. Just ship. - Richie Norton
Say no to everything, so you can say yes to the one thing. - Richie Norton
Live in a way that helps you lean into your fears, make a difference and live without regret. - Richie Norton
If you're in business, all the content in the world will do you no good unless it leads to a sale. - Richie Norton
To be inefficient and effective is better than being efficient and ineffective. - Richie Norton
If you want to be trusted, trust first. Make decisions that are grounded in your authentic principles. Don’t lie. Don’t cheat. Don’t push others down to obtain success. - Richie Norton
S.T.O.P. = Start To Open Possibilities - Richie Norton
Creatives Creed: Destruction is creation. Creation is destruction. - Richie Norton
Entrepreneurs don't have weekends or birthdays or holidays. Every day is my weekend, my birthday, my holiday. OR, every day is my work day. Mostly it's a choice. - Richie Norton
You may forget the toys you buy and break, but you'll always remember the experiences and memories you create. - Richie Norton
Every day you're not doing that thing you want to do (your dream), you're spending mental currency, your dream currency (time) on the wrong thing. - Richie Norton
How much value do you want to get out of life? You get out what you put in. Approach your life with intent, courage, faith and hard work, and you’ll reap the beautiful value those sacrifices provide. That’s the way our strange world works. - Richie Norton
Ideas become reality. once you hit that reality, you get a new idea. it's a virtuous upward spiral. However, the majority are satisfied living within the idea of the reality instead of the reality of the idea. - Richie Norton
Gut check. Is your current fear a stumbling block or a stepping stone? - Richie Norton
If time were to take on human form, would she be your taskmaster or freedom fighter? - Richie Norton
Selling is a sacred trust between buyer and seller. - Richie Norton
At the end of the day, if you’re wasting your time by not investing in yourself, you’re going to waste away—and that would be the greatest waste of all. - Richie Norton
If you think it's funny to make fun of the "used car salesman," you better only buy new and never sell your car. Just sayin. - Richie Norton
Everyone loves the idea of "disruption" in business, but no one likes it when it happens to them. - Richie Norton
The definition of management is literally "control," but the definition of true leadership is love. - Richie Norton
When everyone has a microphone, you can't hear anything. Choose one voice carefully and listen in. - Richie Norton
Perfectionism is a disease. Procrastination is a disease. ACTION is the cure. - Richie Norton
Every post is a digital tattoo of your personal brand.Every post you make is a marketing piece. Whether you realize it or not and regardless of having something for sale. Every post is a digital tattoo of your personal brand. - Richie Norton
Wantrepreneur: "I'll do it later."Entrepreneur: Today IS later. - Richie Norton
Home is where your people are. - Richie Norton
To make money you have to use a four letter word: SELL. - Richie Norton
The competition is out to get you. Are you a moving target or a sitting duck? Innovate or die. - Richie Norton
It's not what you got, but what you gave. - Richie Norton
Doubt manifests itself in indecision. - Richie Norton
To travel is to live. Breathe some life into your life and go outside! - Richie Norton
If everyone waited to become an expert before starting, no one would become an expert. To become an EXPERT, you must have EXPERIENCE. To get EXPERIENCE, you must EXPERIMENT! Stop waiting. Start stuff. - Richie Norton
In the end, every startup is different. But in the beginning every startup is the same. - Richie Norton
Don't just create art to make money. Make money so you can create more art. - Richie Norton
Do you ever see someone doing something cool and you say to yourself, "I could do that" ... And then you don't? Ask yourself, why not? Honestly, why not? You really may not have a reason to do it, but if you'd regret not doing it? That's a whole other story. - Richie Norton
Jack of all trades or master of one? If you're a master of one, you'll soon be a master of none. Times are a changin. Be a jack of all trades. Or better, master of many! - Richie Norton
If you have time to write a business plan, you have time to prove the model. Just sayin. - Richie Norton
Success is a process, not an event. - Richie Norton
What are you will to sacrifice for success? Whatever it is, don't sacrifice your values, your morals, your principles. Not worth it. - Richie Norton
Have the courage to do what you're not ready to do. - Richie Norton
Give your idea a chance. You’ll never hit a home run (or a base hit for that matter) if you don’t swing. - Richie Norton
Every book you've ever read on LEADERSHIP will finally make sense (and become practical) if you change the word "leader" to INFLUENCER. - Richie Norton
Be a learning machine. What made you money last year, won't necessarily make you money this and next year. - Richie Norton
Sell the results, not the nuts and bolts. - Richie Norton
Perfection is born of imperfection. - Richie Norton
Are you in love with your idea more than your reality? Change that. - Richie Norton
Happiness being surrounded by good friends and family at a BBQ. - Richie Norton
Don't be a hater and call it love. - Richie Norton
People who say "it's just business" are lying. It's a deceptive and manipulative tactic used by weak minds. Anyone who has ever run or been in business knows that a business will fail if the relationships are not healthy. Business is the business of relationships. That is all. - Richie Norton
Beware: If you egg people on, you'll get egg on your face. - Richie Norton
Urgency means paying the details the attention they deserve, with the respect they deserve, without delay. - Richie Norton
People LOVE change (when it's about changing others). People HATE change (when it's about changing themselves). - Richie Norton
You gotta make it a priority to make your priorities a priority. - Richie Norton
Dreams come true when you live life awake. - Richie Norton
If you want an incredibly passionate, happy, ALIVE business…don’t overcomplicate things. Once all is said and done, the foundational elements of a successful business are very simple: respect, service, value and sales. Comparatively, everything else is froth. - Richie Norton
You can't judge a man by the way he reacts when things go right, but by the way he reacts when things go wrong. - Richie Norton
Freedom rings when you realize you can become what you never thought you could become. - Richie Norton
You don't feel like your best self when you fall apart, but you have to fall apart to become your best self. - Richie Norton
Don't just create art to make money. Make money so you can create more art. (Exchange any words you want for 'create art' and see if it fits). - Richie Norton
I believe in solving social ills with business skills. - Richie Norton
Sometimes I work so long and so hard that I have no idea what day or time it is. I forget to eat. I don't get ready for the day. I fall asleep on the couch and wake up and get back to work. - Richie Norton
QUIT = Quickly Uphold Important Things - Richie Norton
I cannot stress how important and effective it is to leverage the principles of S.T.A.R.T. - Serve. Thank. Ask. Receive. Trust. - Richie Norton
Would you produce, create and bring value to the world if it weren't for money? Or would you veg out? The necessity of money keeps people relevant and active. The paradox is that people who stay relevant and active make money. - Richie Norton
Are you Mindful or Mindless? Or in the Middle? - Richie Norton
How much longer will you wait until you take a chance on yourself? - Richie Norton
MOM = Maker of Miracles - Richie Norton
Forest rangers see the forest differently. Likewise, entrepreneurs see the world differently. - Richie Norton
Just because you work, doesn't mean you're working on the right thing. - Richie Norton
My parents did a great job of creating a home we wanted to return to...and all of our friends wanted to be there too. - Richie Norton
Be generous. The outcome will blow your mind. - Richie Norton
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