Today I am so excited to share with you 20 of my favorite Daymond John quotes for home business owners. I first learned of Daymond when I started watching the TV show Shark Tank.
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Who is Daymond John?
In addition to appearing on Shark Tank, Daymond is also a best selling author and one of the most successful African American entrepreneurs.
Daymond was not very good at school. As a matter of fact, he was dyslexic.
His first venture was starting a clothing company for men in his mother's house. His mother taught him how to sew and was a huge supporter of his business.
Today, his clothing company brand is worth $6 billion.
Watch one of my favorite videos of Daymond John being interviewed by Grant Cardone.
25 Daymond John Quotes
One of the biggest reasons I love Daymond John is because he started from humble beginnings and didn't let his limitations stop him. His dyslexia didn't stop him from reading at night, or writing books.
Daymond also has practical advice for home business owners to build their own personal brand. According to John, so many online websites look the same and sell the same that their customers can't find them.
Here are 25 Daymond John quotes that will help give you the foundation to achieve success.
“The first thing that you can do with social media is find out and understand why people like or dislike… You actually get to see the reality of what people think about you.” – Daymond John
“Don’t wait for the ‘perfect time’, you will wait forever. Always take advantage of the time that you’re given.” – Daymond John
“Make it. Master it. Matter” – Daymond John
“Align yourself with the right people, forge the right relationships and you’ll set yourself up for the long run.” – Daymond John
“As an entrepreneur, you never stop learning.” – Daymond John
“Every problem can be solved as long as they use common sense and apply the right research and techniques.” – Daymond John
“In the founders, I look for a person I feel is trustworthy, driven and smart. I invest in the person first, because in the event the business fails, the person and I can move forward and create another business.” – Daymond John
“Learn as many mistakes and what not to do while your business or product is small. Don’t be in such a hurry to grow your brand. Make sure that you and the market can sustain any bumps that may occur down the road.” – Daymond John
“Mentors, by far, are the most important aspects of businesses.” – Daymond John
“If you go out there and start making noise and making sales – people will find you. Sales cure all. You can talk about how great your business plan is and how well you are going to do. You can make up your own opinions, but you cannot make up your own facts. Sales cure all.” – Daymond John
One of My Favorite Daymond John Quotes
“Five days a week, I read my goals before I go to sleep and when I wake up. There are 10 goals around health, family and business with expiration dates, and I update them every six months.” – Daymond John
“I’ve failed way more than I’ve succeeded.” – Daymond John
“My parents always taught me that my day job would never make me rich; it’d be my homework.” – Daymond John
“An entrepreneur needs to know what they need, period. Then they need to find an investor who can build off whatever their weaknesses are – whether that’s through money, strategic partnerships or knowledge.” – Daymond John
“Most brands started from a strong base and kept a strong belief.” – Daymond John
“In my mind, there are too many copycat web products out there that are doing the same thing.” – Daymond John
“When you sell a product or service, you’re making a promise to your audience. If you don’t understand your audience, you’ll never be able to keep that promise and you’ll ultimately let them down.” – Daymond John
“Don’t focus on you; focus on what you can give others.” – Daymond John
“I think a great entrepreneur is learning every day. An entrepreneur is somebody that doesn’t take no for an answer – they’re going to figure something out. They also take responsibility. They don’t blame anybody else. They’re realistic and they take affordable steps when they can.” – Daymond John
“Success is waking up every day and doing what you want to do.” – Daymond John
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