When You Are Feeling DownWe all find ourselves struggling to find enthusiasm and motivation for tasks and activities that, once upon a time, we used to absolutely adore, and sometimes this lack of enthusiasm and motivation can have pretty severe consequences. If for example, you find yourself in the contracting industry, then although, generally speaking, you will absolutely adore your line of work, there will inevitably be times where you simply are not enjoying yourself, are struggling with your work and clients, and you may even find yourself considering calling it a day.

When you lose your passion for something, there are generally two options: The first option is to throw in the towel and to attempt to find something else you’re passionate about, whilst the second option is that you fight to get that passion and enthusiasm back! If you simply can’t seem to get motivated, no matter what you do, take a look at these 12 inspirational quotes and you’ll be back on track in no time at all.

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them early, and get on with improving your other innovations.

Steve Jobs

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

Bill Gates

A goal is a dream with a deadline.

Napoleon Hill

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed, is to always try just one more time.

Thomas A. Edison

Pleasure in the job, puts perfection in the work.


Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it.

Wayne Dyer

You’re never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.

Brian Tracy

Don’t give up. Don’t sell out. Don’t lose hope.

Christopher Reeve

If you imagine it, you can achieve it. If you dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

Nothing will work unless you do.

Maya Angelou

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Tony Robbins

So there you have it, just twelve of the most uplifting, and motivational quotes you could ever wish for. To some of you, those quotes will mean nothing, whilst to others, they may speak volumes and transform your entire mindset and your approach to contracting as a whole. They teach the importance of having a dream, of having passion, of setting goals and targets, of never giving up or quitting, and perhaps most importantly of all, of actually being will to work hard in order to achieve what it is that you set out to achieve. The next time you feel like contracting, or anything else for that matter, is getting you down, take a look at these quotes and see if they can get you back on the road to success. And if you are looking at making the absolute most of your contracting, contact Phoenix – we can help.


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