5 MLK Quotes for Leadership and Entrepreneurship
Yesterday we had a national holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. King inspired us to rise up against injustice 60 years ago and he’s still inspiring hope for generations born decades later.
But his popular speeches do not only cover racial injustice, but also many other areas of life, including personal growth.
Today, I’m sharing with you 5 of my favorite MLK quotes for leadership and entrepreneurship.
1. Make Progress:
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” This is particularly apt for the entrepreneur or for leadership. It
2. Excellence Matters:
“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.”
The attitude and dedication that you apply to your current position, enables your promotion and business growth.
3. Change takes Courage:
“The soft-minded man always fears change. He feels security in the status quo, and he has an almost morbid fear of the new. For him, the greatest pain is the pain of a new idea.”
4. Leaders build Consensus:
“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder for consensus”
5. People over Profits:
“Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man.”
What are some of your favorite Martin Luther King Jr. quotes? I’d love to hear from you.