Get QuoteDark Inspirational Quotes App
All Quotes by author - Daymond John
" A lot of times, I can put a product together with a distributor when I go into my Rolodex for distributors. I can then put it together with a face, such as an artist. And then I can go into my databank of retailers and people that I've been working with through the years of retail, and then also manufacturing. "
" An entrepreneur must pitch a potential investor for what the company is worth as well as sell the dream on how much of a profit can be made. "
" 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. "
" As an entrepreneur, you love your business like a child, and you're taught to be laser-focused on the business. "
" As an entrepreneur, you never stop learning. "
" A savvy entrepreneur will not always look for investment money, first. "
" Every problem can be solved as long as they use common sense and apply the right research and techniques. "
" 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. "
" Fortunately, right now 'entrepreneurship' is one of the business world's biggest buzz words and so many young people in our country are looking up to this new generation of CEO's as their modern day rock stars. Whenever you have that effect, it makes the job of promoting entrepreneurship much easier. "
" FUBU is pretty well licensed out in China and Asia. In America it's a little more of a challenge, obviously, because it's a branded sport. "
" Good grooming is integral and impeccable style is a must. If you don't look the part, no one will want to give you time or money. "
" I already have enough apparel businesses that are either doing well or not really doing anything at all, and I'm looking to broaden my portfolio. "
" I always tried to align myself with strategic partners, friends, and information to help me with the things that I did not know, and ultimately, I made it. "
" I believe the last thing I read at night will likely manifest when I'm sleeping. You become what you think about the most. "
" I consider each business investment based on concept and revenue. "
" I don't care if you're my brother - if we go play football, I'm gonna try to crack your head open. It doesn't mean that I don't love you. It doesn't mean that I don't respect you. "
" If I invest in a CEO, I need him or her to have experience in sales. "
" If you don't educate yourself, you'll never get out of the starting block because you'll spend all your money making foolish decisions. "
" 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. "
" I had a little delivery van, and I did work around Queens. I was also a waiter at Red Lobster, so I was working on the business in between jobs. "
" I like to look at things that have been developed and re-developed over the course of time so I know the bugs are worked out of it. And in the business itself, I like to look at sales, by far. I want to see that there is a vetted track record of sales to show the price point has worked. "
" I look to work with businesses that know what they are doing but need larger distribution or exposure. "
" I'm a big advocate of financial intelligence. "
" I'm a firm believer in utilizing celebrities because they tap into people on an emotional basis. "
" I'm the kind of person that when I saw a lack of African Americans in the apparel business, that was something I set out to do, and I lead by example. "
Lead By Example
" I never knew anything other than wanting to be an entrepreneur. I tried my first business when I was 6 years old, and I started another business when I was 8. I don't think I knew anything besides that. "
" In my mind, there are too many copycat web products out there that are doing the same thing. "
" 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. "
" I started FUBU in 1989 but ran out of money three times and closed it down. "
" I think African Americans are resilient and hustlers by nature. I think they need to understand that you can take that hustle to the boardroom, but it has to be an education process. "
Check our other websites: