In addition to Help’s commitment to supporting small businesses grow through grants and training, we like to provide encouragement to entrepreneurs and startup founders alike with inspiring quotes for small businesses.

We’ve compiled this roundup of 10 wise words from business leaders and entrepreneurs on how to reach grand achievements on the small business level.

“A big business starts small.”
-Richard Branson

“You don’t build a business, you build people, then people build the business.”
-Zig Ziglar

“Make something people want” includes making a company that people want to work for.” 
-Sahil Lavingia

“A small business is an amazing way to serve and leave an impact on the world you live in.”
-Nicole Snow

“Find a great mentor, someone who has already been through the many challenges of being an entrepreneur..” 
-Jodi Levine

“Failure is not to be feared. It is from failure that most growth comes.”
-Dee Hock

“Spend time upfront to invest in systems and processes to make long-term growth sustainable.”

-Jeff Platt

“Help your team feel more connected to your company by incorporating the right digital technology tools into their workflow.”
-Andrea Meyer

“There is no finish line. There are only mile markers.”
-Michael Ventura

“Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.” 
-Jack Welch