41 Extraordinary Jon Gordon Quotes

Jon Gordon is an American business consultant and best selling author. Focused on topics of leadership, sales, teamwork, and company culture; Gordon has worked with many Fortune 500 companies, schools districts, hospitals, and non-profits. Here is a look at some of the most memorable Jon Gordon quotes.

“3 things you can control every day: 1. Attitude 2. Effort 3. Actions to be a great teammate.”

“A leader brings out the best within others by sharing the best within themselves.”

“Adversity is not a dead end but a detour to a better outcome than you can imagine!”

“As a leader, it is so important that your words equal your actions. It is imperative that you make sure that you go through a self-evaluation process on an almost daily basis to make sure that your actions are in line with your words. You must do what you say and say what you do.”

“Being positive won’t guarantee you’ll succeed. But being negative will guarantee you won’t.”

“Communication builds trust. Trust generates commitment. Commitment fosters teamwork. Teamwork delivers results.”


“Don’t tell the world your mission statement. Show the world you are on a mission.”

“Great leaders know that success is a process not a destination.”

“Great team members hold each other accountable to the high standards and excellence their culture expects and demands.”

“Great teams care more. They care more about their effort, their work and their team members.”

“How you see the world determines the world you see.”

“I believe you become great when you help others become great.”

“If want to be truly great you have to work as hard to be a great teammate as you do to be a great player.”

“It’s all about teamwork. Sometimes you are the star and sometimes you help the star.”

“It’s easy to be average. It’s hard to be great. But it’s well worth the effort.”

“It’s about mental toughness. Mental toughness is everything.”

“Lead with optimism, enthusiasm and positive energy, guard against pessimism and weed out negativity.”

“Leaders inspire and teach their people to focus on solutions, not complaints.”

“Leadership is not just about what you do but what you can inspire, encourage and empower others to do.”

“My life is a gift not an obligation and I Get To make the most of it.”

“No challenge can stop you if you have the courage to keep moving forward in the face of your greatest fears and biggest challenges. Be courageous.”

“One negative person can create a miserable office environment for everyone else.”

“One person can’t make a team but one person can break a team. Stay positive!”

“People follow the leader first and the leader’s vision second.”

“Positivity is like a boomerang. The more we put it out there, the more it comes back to us.”

“Remember, life gives us warnings for a reason. Learn from this. Do things differently.”

“Successful people do ordinary things with extraordinary consistency, commitment and focus.”

“Team beats talent when talent isn’t a team.”

“Teams rise and fall on culture, leadership, relationships, attitude and effort.”

“The key to success is to be a lifelong learner who continuously works hard to improve.”

“Thoughts are magnetic. What we think about we attract.”

“Three things you control every day are your attitude, your effort and your actions to be a great teammate.”

“Transformational coaches invest in the root and, over time, it produces a lot of fruit.”

“Trust is the force that connects people to the leader and his/her vision.”

“We > me”

“We don’t get burned out because of what we do. We get burned out because we forget why we do it. Purpose keeps you fresh.”

“When you believe, the impossible becomes possible. What you believe will become what is true. Your optimism today will determine your level of success tomorrow. Don’t look at your challenges; look up and look out into the future. Don’t focus on your circumstances. Focus on the right beliefs that will help you build your success.”

“You and your team face a fork in the road each day. You can settle for average and choose the path of mediocrity or you can take the road less traveled and chase greatness.”

“You haven’t failed until you stop trying.”

“You need to work as hard to be a great teammate as you do to be a great player.”

“Your team doesn’t care if you are a superstar. They care if you are a super team member.”

Jon Gordon shares how one word can change your life. Focused on sharing the secrets to positive leadership to achieve success, Gordon is a best selling author and keynote speaker.

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