WordSparks: Proverbs and Quotes for Entrepreneurs curated by Dr. Madanmohan Rao
This app is a source of inspiration for entrepreneurs and innovators through powerful proverbs and quotes drawn from all five continents.
• Over 750 proverbs and 500 quotes
• Proverbs translated into English from 140 languages and countries
• Wit, motivation and humour for aspiring and established entrepreneurs.
The proverbs and contemporary quotes throw light on the world of entrepreneurs: highlighting business acumen, creativity, customer focus, agility and ethics. From Arabic to Zulu proverbs, drawn from countries ranging from Australia to Zambia -- this book has it all!
There are also 500 quotes from business icons, startup heroes, investors, academics, management gurus and spiritual leaders. Stories and quotes are opposite sides of the same coin; every fable or success story has a punchline or message, and the proverbs and quotes in this compilation capture these takeaways.
From Steve Jobs to Muhammad Yunus, Aristotle to Kahlil Gibran, and even Lord Krishna to The Buddha, this collection has a full-spectrum range of quotes about the human spirit and enterprising nature.
This enlightening compilation will energise you, inspire you, delight you, humble you, awaken you, and entertain you. Read it at home, quote from it in your workplace, take it with you when you travel, and share it with your loved ones, friends and even competitors!
The proverbs and quotes in this app have been compiled by Madanmohan Rao, an author and consultant from Bangalore and research director of YourStory. He is the editor of five book series spanning 15 books, including four books on proverbs & quotes.
As the entrepreneurial movement spreads across the world, this app brings beauty and inspiration into your life. The app brings up proverbs and quotes for multiple uses, and can be refreshed to see different messages at specified times of the days as alerts and reminder.
This compilation bridges the gap between tradition and modernity, and brings the insights of contemporary quotes and ageless proverbs into the digital media of the 21st century. The app can be used in multiple creative ways, eg. to take a photograph with the proverb or quote appearing as a caption!
Examples of quotes and proverbs in the app:
A person never gets tired working for himself. - Russian proverb
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. - Chinese proverb
A day of experience is better than a thousand words of advice. - Tamil proverb
Embrace your constraints. – Biz Stone
Silicon Valley is a mindset, not a location. - Reid Hoffman
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs