Famous Mark Cuban Quotes

“It comes down to finding something you love to do and then just trying to be great at it.”


“Most people think it’s all about the idea. It’s not. Everyone has ideas. The hard part is doing the homework to know if the idea could work in an industry, and then doing the preparation to be able to execute on the idea.”


“You gotta crawl before you ball!”


“What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? It takes willingness to learn, to be able to focus, to absorb information, and to always realize that business is a 24/7 job where someone is always out there to kick your ass.”


“I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t fail … a lot. The good, the bad, it’s all part of the success equation.”


Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you.


I love to compete. To me, business is the ultimate sport. It’s always on. There is always someone trying to beat me.


A sure sign of failure for a startup is when someone sends me logo-embroidered polo shirts. If your people are at shows and in public, it’s okay to buy for your own employees, but if you really think people are going to wear your branded polo when they’re out and about, you are mistaken and have no idea how to spend your money.


Always wake up with a smile knowing that today you are going to have fun accomplishing what others are too afraid to do.


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


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.


Open offices keep everyone in tune with what is going on and keep the energy up. If an employee is about privacy, show him or her how to use the lock on the bathroom.


The only thing in your control is effort. That’s all, and that’s everything.


In business, one of the challenges is making sure that your product is the easiest to experience and complete a sale.


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


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.


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.


Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you.


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.


All good businesses are personal. The best businesses are very personal.


Always wake up with a smile knowing that today you are going to have fun accomplishing what others are too afraid to do.