35 Inspirational Howard Schultz Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Howard Schultz Quotes On Success

Howard Schultz is an American businessman. He is executive chairman of Starbucks and a former owner of the Seattle SuperSonics. He was a member of the Board of Directors at Square, Inc. In 1998, Schultz co-founded Maveron, an investment group, with Dan Levitan. In 2016, Forbes magazine ranked Schultz as the 232nd richest person in the United States, with a net worth of $2.9 billion as of September 2016. On December 1, 2016, Schultz announced his resignation as CEO of Starbucks, effective April 2017. He is executive chairman, with Kevin Johnson as the new CEO. May his quotes inspire you to take action so that you make your dreams a reality.

1. “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.” Howard Schultz

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

3. Believe in your dreams and dream big.” Howard Schultz

4. “I think the currency of leadership is transparency.” Howard Schultz

5. “You’ve got to be truthful. I don’t think you should be vulnerable every day, but there are moments where you’ve got to share your soul and conscience with people and show them who you are, and not be afraid of it.” Howard Schultz

6. “Dream more than others think practical. Expect more than others think possible. Care more than others think wise.” Howard Schultz

7. Risk more than others think safe.” Howard Schultz

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. “I can’t imagine a day without coffee. I can’t imagine.” Howard Schultz

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

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

17. “Starbucks represents something beyond a cup of coffee.” Howard Schultz

18. “We built the Starbucks brand first with our people, not with consumers. Because we believed the best way to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers was to hire and train great people, we invested in employees.” Howard Schultz

19. “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.” Howard Schultz

20. “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.” Howard Schultz

21. “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.” Howard Schultz

22. “A company can grow big without losing the passion and personality that built it, but only if it’s driven by values and by people, not by profits.” Howard Schultz

23. “We have no patent on anything we do and anything we do can be copied by anyone else. But you can’t copy the heart and soul and the conscience of the company.” Howard Schultz

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

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

26. “We as a company want to create access to the American Dream. Hope and opportunity for everybody.” Howard Schultz

27. “My passion. My commitment. This is the most important thing in my life other than my family.” Howard Schultz

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

29. “Luck is the residue of design.” Howard Schultz

30. “I feel so strongly that the reason I’m here is I dreamed big dreams. I dreamed the kind of dreams that other people said would not be possible.” Howard Schultz

31. “Great companies that build an enduring brand have an emotional relationship with customers that has no barrier. And that emotional relationship is of the most important characteristic, which is trust.” Howard Schultz

32. “But 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.” Howard Schultz

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

34. Whatever you do, don’t play it safe.” Howard Schultz

35. “The most powerful and enduring brands are built from the heart.” Howard Schultz

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  1. An amazing man with compassion and care like no other. We want Howard to run for president! We are in full support. We made Howard Schultz shirts, hats and more just for this. GO HOWARD!!

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