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36 Marvelous Mark Cuban Quotes

Mark Cuban is a known American businessman, investor, television personality, and philanthropist. With an estimated net worth of $3 billion, this ‘Shark Tank’ star has quite a long list of sound advice he has shared over his career. Here is a look at some of the most marvelous Mark Cuban quotes that will get you inspired today.

“Because if you’re prepared and you know what it takes, it’s not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there.”

“Being able to take a traditional cable-television subscriber and give them new widget type applications to me is huge.”

“But we have to ask ourselves, what’s the purpose of the stock market? It’s supposed to be a source of capital for growing business. It’s lost that purpose.”

“Doesn’t matter if the glass is half-empty or half-full. All that matters is that you are the one pouring the water.”

“Don’t start a company unless it’s an obsession and something you love. If you have an exit strategy, it’s not an obsession.”

“Every no gets me closer to a yes.”

“I create offbeat advice; I don’t follow it. I rarely take third-party advice on my investments.”

“I don’t know, I don’t care, I just hope they suck.”

“I don’t care what anyone says. Being rich is a good thing.”

“I still work hard to know my business. I’m continuously looking for ways to improve all my companies, and I’m always selling. Always.”

“I think one of the biggest curses in the U.S. is that we have only two political parties.”

“I think political people are afraid of me.”

“I think that any reporter or columnist will be a little more careful when doing interviews with me.”

“I worked hard and smarter than most people in the businesses I have been in.”

“If you have managers reporting to managers in a startup, you will fail. Once you get beyond startup, if you have managers reporting to managers, you will create politics.”

“In my opinion, right now there’s way too much hype on the technologies and not enough attention to the real businesses behind them.”

“In the past, people used to tell me to shut up a bit. But what I believe is to put out your opinion and let everyone else react. If I’m wrong, I’m wrong.”

“It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. You only have to be right once and then everyone can tell you that you are an overnight success.”

“It is so much easier to be nice, to be respectful, to put yourself in your customers’ shoes and try to understand how you might help them before they ask for help, than it is to try to mend a broken customer relationship.”

“It’s not in the dreaming, it’s in the doing.”

“It’s not about money or connections — it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone… And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time.”

“I’ve learned the number one job of a pro manager is not to win championships but to keep their job.”

“Money is a scoreboard where you can rank how you’re doing against other people.”

“Sweat equity is the most valuable equity there is. Know your business and industry better than anyone else in the world. Love what you do or don’t do it.”

“The first cities to create friction-free enterprise zones will get a lot of entrepreneurial traction.”

“The key is having great players. But there are a lot of teams that have All-Stars and haven’t been able to put it together.”

“Treat your customers like they own you. Because they do.”

“Wall Street used to be a place where you can raise capital to grow businesses. That’s not the case anymore. Wall Street has become a platform for hackers.”

“We are acting in the best interests of shareholders.”

“We can’t ever forget that the Internet now is just a staid utility. The exciting platforms are software applications that are very, very simple.”

“What I’ve learned in these 11 years is you just got to stay focused and believe in yourself and trust your own ability and judgment.”

“What I’ve learned is that if you really want to be successful at something, you’ll find that you put the time in. You won’t just ask somebody if it’s a good idea, you’ll go figure out if it’s a good idea.”

“When you turn your team upside down and try to figure out what the culture of the team is, you take the greatest risk a team can take.”

“When you’ve got 10,000 people trying to do the same thing, why would you want to be number 10,001?”

“Wherever I see people doing something the way it’s always been done, the way it’s ‘supposed’ to be done, following the same old trends, well, that’s just a big red flag to me to go look somewhere else.”

“Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you.”

Check out the following video by Bloomberg Business as they profile the Dallas Maverick’s owner Mark Cuban. Cuban is known for his success gained by turning his love for basketball into a multi-billion dollar enterprise. This mini documentary goes over how Cuban went on to become a billionaire.

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