24 Inspirational Quotes On Time Management And Increasing Your Productivity


Some days are tougher than others and sometimes we could all use a boost.  For those days where you could use a little inspiration to increase your productivity, a great quote can sometimes do the trick.

If you’re a leading manager or in need of boosting a group’s morale, then a good quote can do just that. Facilities management is not easy, so having some phrases in your back pocket for those tough days can be the difference between a good and bad day.

Here are 24 Inspirational Quotes on Time Management and Increasing your Productivity

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

2. “Think ahead. Don’t let day-to-day operations drive out planning.” – Donald Rumsfeld

3.  “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

4.  “Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.” – Henry David Thoreau

5.  “While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.” – Henry C. Link

6.  “Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.” – Peter Drucker

7.  “When you waste a moment, you have killed it in a sense, squandering an irreplaceable opportunity. But when you use the moment properly, filling it with purpose and productivity, it lives on forever.” – Menachem Mendel Schneerson

[tweetthis] “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin [/tweetthis]

9.  “No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.” – Warren Buffett

10.  “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” – Bruce Lee

11.  “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell

12.  “Being lazy does not mean that you do not create. In fact, lying around doing nothing is an important, nay crucial, part of the creative process. It is meaningless bustle that actually gets in the way of productivity. All we are really saying is, give peace a chance.” – Tom Hodgkinson

13.  “Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that’s more productive.” – Donald Trump

14.  “The way we measure productivity is flawed. People checking their BlackBerry over dinner is not the measure of productivity.” – Timothy Ferriss

15.  “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” – Zig Ziglar

16.  “You cannot run at full throttle when applying your mindset to all of the different things running through your head. Focusing is the key to manifesting your desires.” – Stephen Richards

17.  “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King

18.  “Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” – Warren Buffett

19.  [tweetthis]“The best time to start was last year. Failing that, today will do.” – Chris Guillebeau[/tweetthis]

20.  “The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.” – Tony Robbins

21.  “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” – Bill Gates

22.  “The essence of self-discipline is to do the important thing rather than the urgent thing.” – Barry Werner

23.  “If time were to take on human form, would she be your taskmaster or freedom fighter?” – Richie Norton

24.  “Time is what we want most, but what we spend worst.” – William Penn

What is your favorite time management or productivity quote?