These are the best quotes from the book Start With Why by Simon Sinek. As the title of the book suggests this book by Simon Sinek mainly focuses on the importance of “Why” before doing anything in life. In this book, the author talks about a powerful idea of The Golden circle in which he says all the great leaders who had a huge impact on the world almost everyone thinks in a particular manner. Which is totally different from common people.
Start With Why is must read book if you want to be successful in your life, business or everything else. It is very powerful book which has something for everyone. The concept of why is not easy to understand and discover in your life. But Simon Sinek explains the importance of Why.
Quotes from Start With Why by Simon Sinek
You don’t hire for skills, you hire for attitude. You can always teach skills.
Leadership requires two things: a vision of the world that does not yet exist and the ability to communicate it.
Great companies don’t hire skilled people and motivate them, they hire already motivated people and inspire them.
All organizations start with WHY, but only the great ones keep their WHY clear year after year.
Passion alone can’t cut it. For passion to survive it needs structure. A why without how has little probability of success.
Innovation is not born from the dream, innovation is born from the struggle.
When we tell people to do their jobs, we get workers. When we trust people to get the job done, we get leaders.
There are many ways to motivate people to do things, but loyalty comes from the ability to inspire people.
The only way people will know what you believe is by the things you say and do, and if you’re not consistent in the things you say and do, no one will know what you believe.
If the people aren’t looking out for the community, then the benefits of a community erode.
Greatness is not born from one success. Greatness is born from persevering through the countless failed attempts that preceded.
Products with a clear sense of WHY give people a way to tell the outside world who they are and what they believe.
When they are unclear about your WHY, WHAT you do has no context.
Like any addiction, the drive is not to get sober, but to find the next fix faster and more frequently.
Trust begins to emerge when we have a sense that another person or organization is driven by things other than their own self-gain.
Leadership is the ability to rally people not for a single event, but for years.
Money can’t buy happiness, but it pays for the yacht to pull alongside it.
Our need to belong is not rational, but it is a constant that exists across all people in all cultures.
That’s the problem with love; we only know when we’ve found it because it “just feels right”.
The role of a leader is not to come up with all the great ideas. The role of a leader is to create an environment in which great ideas can happen.
There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.
When you compete against everyone else, no one wants to help you. But when you compete against yourself, everyone wants to help you.