50 Lewis Howes Quotes That’ll Guide You To Greatness

I’ve learned more about being a leader from Lewis than probably anyone.

Howes grew up in small town in California, and ended up making a name for himself playing professional football and becoming a sports agent. Howes was eventually fired from his agent job when he helped an athlete get a contract that violated the NFL’s drug policy.

He’s also an entrepreneur, having started his own business called GrowMap, which has helped people discover and purchase properties based on their real estate preferences.

Lewis Howes had some great quotes but these are the best.

50 Lewis Howes Quotes

To help you to be better, I will stop asking you to do more tasks, please. I expect you to show more initiative on your own.

There is nothing wrong with you if you don’t feel a need to be number 1. That’s your call. But in order to feel a desire for greatness, you have to love your job enough to see how far you can take it, then get out of your own way.

The reason why people choose to be in a mediocre company is because they choose to be miserable.

There are many more quotes that can be used in this way.


You can just quote the relevant sentences and leave out the parts that are not related.

I agree with you in that we should be working to be motivated by something greater than pure self-interest, and fear is a big part of that. We should be motivated by love, compassion, and purpose, not fear like you mentioned.

If greatness is a spiritual condition, worthy of love, interest, and admiration, then the outward proof of being great is inspiring others with love, interest, and admiration.

If your vision doesn’t make you jump out of bed in the morning; you need a new vision.

This shows that you can have goals (conquer the world) and you need to do something about it (go out and get it yourself). It is a very positive and inspiring quote from Lewis Howes.

Successful people don’t vary greatly in their “ability,” but they vary greatly in their desire to reach their potential.

The world needs people with passion. So be the best person you can be, and the world will make room for you.

10th of 50 Lewis Howes Quotes

When you realize who you are, you become who you envision yourself being.

Slowing down is about being mindful and appreciating the small things in life. When you take your time and enjoy the moment, you become less stressed and have a better perspective.

One big thing that can happen very quickly is that you make a bad hiring decision.

A good leader will always encourage their team to doubt themselves. To doubt their strengths. To doubt their weaknesses. To doubt the outcome. To doubt the process.

Focus on the positive and don’t forget to surround yourself with the right people that will support you and lift you up.

The only person you should care about is you. Be good to your friends, family, strangers, and yourself.

In reality, failure is simply feedback. It’s not that you are bad or not good enough or incapable. Failure (or feedback) gives you the opportunity to look at what’s not working and figure out how to make it work. It is up to you to figure out how to make things work.

We should care about how much we know and be willing to display that knowledge and interest to others. When we show that we value others, they’ll know that we’re interested in them too.

The easiest way to live a short unimportant life is to consume the world around you rather than contribute to it. Meanwhile, the people who keep on contributing tend to be the ones who keep on living. While I appreciate the message, I’m less interested in living a “Short Important” life and more interested in living a long life that is meaningful.

A lot of people make the argument that if you take away a business man’s time, you are taking away his money. However, if you save people time, you are saving them money.

20th of 50 Lewis Howes Quotes

If you have the power to create a life income then you must have the power to create a lifestyle that you desire. We can do that by finding ways to eliminate expenses in the areas of life you enjoy.

Having a good attitude was the secret to success on my first day of business school, and it worked well in college.

Leaders who promise something but do not deliver are often manipulative and can hold the goals of their followers hostage. In addition, when a leader promises a great tomorrow, often followers are motivated to continue in a way that is detrimental to them, such as by putting off their own ambitions.

In order to unlock the greatness within you, you must first let it out. You must be willing to let go of the fears, regrets and excuses. The first step to unlocking greatness is to begin living today with the best you.

You have to know what you want, and decide to go for it. Your job is to make things happen, and to make them happen, you need good people around you. And when you have good people around you, things happen.

The key to success in any career is persistence. You have to persevere, focus, believe, and prepare for success. There will be setbacks along the way, but you must keep on going.

Life should be lived passionately regardless of what it looks like from the inside, otherwise you are playing someone else’s game.

Going through pain does not make life easy. Going through challenges and setbacks doesn’t make life easy. A person does not achieve anything without going through a lot of pain.

The best gift you can give to yourself is education, and the only thing you get is education.

In order to be great, you must be misunderstood.

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Many people are waiting for the next great life to come along. They can’t imagine how anyone can think about living an epic life and not be living an epic life.

I don’t want to be a slave. I want to live a life where I get to work on my own terms, where I can choose my own hours and travel when I want.

I don’t think I was ever the least bit doubtful about getting published. I just lacked confidence that readers would want the book I’d written.

Every morning, we have two choices. We can have the same dream again, or wake up and chase our dreams.

This statement tells others what you think about yourself. If you want to be great, you must believe that you are already great.

It doesn’t happen overnight, but you can change your life by creating a clear vision of your desired future and then taking action day by day to achieve it.

37. There are some real opportunities that are disguised as distractions.

It is important to consider your audience, in order to understand who they are and what they want.

You have to work on yourself to develop your skills to create value.

40th of 50 Lewis Howes Quotes

Desire is the fuel of growth. Without the desire to grow, a person will never grow. And without vision, a person will never realize the growth that is within.

It took a lot of time to realize what was wrong in my life, and it will be a continuing journey until the day I die.

People don’t like to hear about the hard work that goes into creating the things that make them happy and rich. They want to tell you how much they dislike the work that you’re doing.

Successful people fail more often than the rest of the world but don’t fail much more often. They’ll fail with higher stakes.

You are going to make a difference in the work you do every day. You are going to improve. You are going to excel. You are going to be great.

Do you have a question?
Do you find it a bit awkward to ask for clarification?

Ask a clarifying question and listen to the answer.

I’ve learned one of my favorite things about the human body: no matter the size or shape or form, we are not different. We are all the same. When we start loving ourselves, our lives start to change for the better.

You can talk as much as you want, but if you don’t stay in shape, it doesn’t do anyone any good.

A healthy lifestyle is not a passive endeavor. It is a lifelong practice, one you learn to cultivate over time as a way to lead a balanced, fulfilled life.

You can’t stop. You can’t drop out. Don’t worry about what anyone else is doing. Do what you need to do to get it done.

Your life is never going to get better unless you start making daily changes.

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