Barbara Corcoran Famous Quotes & Sayings

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100 Barbara Corcoran Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: A good organization is like a box of crayons. You need different colors of the A good organization is like a box of crayons. You need different colors of the spectrum, but all the crayons should fit in the box. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Rachel A. Olsen: As a Shark, I've been in the tank with these entrepreneurs and I can tell As a Shark, I've been in the tank with these entrepreneurs and I can tell you Rachel gets right to the heart of how they succeeded," said Barbara Corcoran in her endorsement of the book. "'Shark Tank MOMpreneurs' is a must read for anyone looking to learn the inside secrets of getting on 'Shark Tank' and landing a deal, or getting the publicity that's essential for any successful business. — Rachel A. Olsen
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Leaders come in two flavors, expanders and containers. The best leadership teams have a mix Leaders come in two flavors, expanders and containers. The best leadership teams have a mix of both. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Always choose attitude over experience. Always. Always choose attitude over experience. Always. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Figure out what past efforts amounted to nothing and label them your "not to do" Figure out what past efforts amounted to nothing and label them your "not to do" list. Post the list where you'll see it. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Innovation and creativity are the juiciest parts of running a business. Innovation and creativity are the juiciest parts of running a business. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: If I could set a world record, it would be that I have 150 business If I could set a world record, it would be that I have 150 business partners, all with thriving businesses of their own that started with nothing and I made the difference to make them all billionaires. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: A complainer is like a Death Eater because there's a suction of negative energy. You A complainer is like a Death Eater because there's a suction of negative energy. You can catch a great attitude from great people. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Every single thing I learned about marketing and building my business, I learned from my Every single thing I learned about marketing and building my business, I learned from my mom, and she had never been in the workforce. She just had great practical sense. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: If someone doesn't fit in your company, you have an obligation to get rid of If someone doesn't fit in your company, you have an obligation to get rid of them, because you're holding them back from excelling elsewhere. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Sometimes very successful people appear to be winging it, because they look so comfortable on Sometimes very successful people appear to be winging it, because they look so comfortable on their feet. But don't be fooled; there ain't no such thing. They just come across that way because they practiced so many times. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I've never had a really creative idea sitting at my desk. All the big ideas I've never had a really creative idea sitting at my desk. All the big ideas that made a difference happened when I was playing outside. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: My mother's genius was to put her finger on the gifts she saw in each My mother's genius was to put her finger on the gifts she saw in each of us, and make every one of us believe that that gift was uniquely ours. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: That ability to pop back up is true of anyone who succeeds in their field. That ability to pop back up is true of anyone who succeeds in their field. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: If you want to be noticed, dress the part. If you want to be noticed, dress the part. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: A whopping 89 percent of buyers start their home search online. How your house looks A whopping 89 percent of buyers start their home search online. How your house looks online is the modern equivalent of 'curb appeal.' Rent a wide-angle lens and good lighting, get rid of your clutter and post at least eight great photos to win the beauty contest. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Instead of assuming everything you're being told is the truth, ask plenty of questions. Instead of assuming everything you're being told is the truth, ask plenty of questions. — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: If you stand back and analyze the best way to do something, you'll be standing If you stand back and analyze the best way to do something, you'll be standing there forever. Follow your gut and jump right in! — Barbara Corcoran
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Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: You steal the limelight, you steal the market share You steal the limelight, you steal the market share — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I got along with people very well at every job I had, people liked me I got along with people very well at every job I had, people liked me and I liked them and I loved being on my feet. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: When you have chemistry with a potential hire, they will most likely become a great When you have chemistry with a potential hire, they will most likely become a great employee. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The power of publicity is more important than advertising. The power of publicity is more important than advertising. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: My mother is an amazing woman. Not only did she manage the entire household, she My mother is an amazing woman. Not only did she manage the entire household, she noticed a gift in each of her kids and instilled confidence in all of us that that gift would take us wherever we wanted to go. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: When you're a big money earner and your husband isn't, it makes you question how When you're a big money earner and your husband isn't, it makes you question how feminine you are. I felt I was less feminine than if I was a supporting wife, or a second fiddle, or 'Mrs. Higgins.' — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: All the best things that happened to me happened after I was rejected. I knew All the best things that happened to me happened after I was rejected. I knew the power of getting past no. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Failure is my specialty. Failure is my specialty. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: If a house is priced appropriately, make a bid 10 percent below that amount. If a house is priced appropriately, make a bid 10 percent below that amount. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Finding opportunity is a matter of believing it's there. Finding opportunity is a matter of believing it's there. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they're interested in Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they're interested in buying it. Get out of your car, walk in their shoes and see what they see within the first eight seconds. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The best mistake I ever made was believing that I was stupid. It was a The best mistake I ever made was believing that I was stupid. It was a childhood thing, but it played out big-time as an adult. It scorned me the rest of my life - in a good way. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Most great entrepreneurs I know are nothing like the other kids. They're almost like tangent Most great entrepreneurs I know are nothing like the other kids. They're almost like tangent lines - those lines that seem to go nowhere. Nothing connects them, until they get out in the real world. Then they connect just fine. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I have a theory and I really believe it. I think your worst weakness can I have a theory and I really believe it. I think your worst weakness can become your greatest single strength. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I built the business exactly the way my mother built and ran her family. I I built the business exactly the way my mother built and ran her family. I wanted a replication of the big, happy family I grew up in. I wanted happy people having fun. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I hate entrepreneurs with beautiful business plans. I hate entrepreneurs with beautiful business plans. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: My greatest strength as a child, I realize now, was my imagination. While every other My greatest strength as a child, I realize now, was my imagination. While every other kid was reading and writing, I had seven whole hours a day to practice my imagination. When do you get that space in your life, ever? — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: What people ask for has nothing to do with the value of a property. You What people ask for has nothing to do with the value of a property. You might see a listing for $300,000 and think you should make a $250,000 bid. But hyper-focus on what the house is worth. You should know what the house is worth by looking at comparable properties. Base your bid on that. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The best time to expand is when people are asleep at the wheel. The best time to expand is when people are asleep at the wheel. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Refinancing your mortgage usually makes sense if you can lower your interest rate by at Refinancing your mortgage usually makes sense if you can lower your interest rate by at least two points. But the most important question to ask yourself is, how long will it take you to break even? — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Don't get cocky just because you've had a good run. You can lose your business Don't get cocky just because you've had a good run. You can lose your business as fast as you've earned it. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: When you feel stuck and can't seem to move ahead, always remember that you don't When you feel stuck and can't seem to move ahead, always remember that you don't have to get it right, you just have to get it going! — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I gave up years ago on the concept that you could actually have balance in I gave up years ago on the concept that you could actually have balance in your life, I think it's a phantom chase. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: When you're building a business, you're either all in, or you're not. When you're building a business, you're either all in, or you're not. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I sat down and collected all of our eleven sales for the past six months I sat down and collected all of our eleven sales for the past six months and I added them all together and divided by eleven. I then took that average and presented it as the average price for a Manhattan apartment. The media ate it up. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Don't be afraid to go for positions, jobs or take on clients just outside of Don't be afraid to go for positions, jobs or take on clients just outside of your knowledge base. It's when you're uncomfortable that you learn and grow the most. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The biggest challenge in business is not the competition, it's what goes on inside your The biggest challenge in business is not the competition, it's what goes on inside your own head — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I wanted to be a 150% entrepreneur and a 150% mom, and I found that I wanted to be a 150% entrepreneur and a 150% mom, and I found that I was having a very hard time doing both. I was about 75% and 75% - still better than 100%, but not what I was accustomed to at work. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: You may not like the idea of putting money into a home when you're moving You may not like the idea of putting money into a home when you're moving out. But it's demanded by the market. You need to show it off. You don't have to rip out the kitchen and bathroom. But maybe replace the tiles or the countertops. Get professional advice. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The most expensive hobby a rich man could have is a boat, and the second The most expensive hobby a rich man could have is a boat, and the second most expensive hobby he could have is a very old house. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Your business is a part of yourself. Should it be? Who knows, but it sure Your business is a part of yourself. Should it be? Who knows, but it sure feels that way. You can never really leave it. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The joy is in the getting there. The beginning years of starting your business, the The joy is in the getting there. The beginning years of starting your business, the camaraderie when you're in the pit together, are the best years of your life. So rather than being so focused on when you get big and powerful, if you can just get the juice out of that ... don't miss it. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Everybody thinks that they're going to time the market, they're going to sharpshoot the market, Everybody thinks that they're going to time the market, they're going to sharpshoot the market, and buy right at the bottom. The truth of the matter is that nobody is good at it. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I did everything in my power to give my brokers brand identity and clout in I did everything in my power to give my brokers brand identity and clout in the market. I saw my job as parent to build them up and if I took care of them, then they would take care of their customer. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I have found, whether you have a tiny business or a big business, if you I have found, whether you have a tiny business or a big business, if you don't jump on something right away, it's like a bird flying by-it flies off. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The most influential factor in selling a home is always price. Don't build 'wiggle room' The most influential factor in selling a home is always price. Don't build 'wiggle room' into the asking price. There's a price war out there and you have to win it from the get-go. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Don't you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct. Don't you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: People imitate their leader. Lead by example. People imitate their leader. Lead by example. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I've been in real estate for my whole life, I've been trying to sharpshoot the I've been in real estate for my whole life, I've been trying to sharpshoot the market with my investments, I'm never right. All you need to do is get near the bottom. That's good enough. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: If you're having fun, you wind up innovating. If you're having fun, you wind up innovating. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The wheels of justice - they're square wheels. The wheels of justice - they're square wheels. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Taking chances almost always makes for happy endings. Taking chances almost always makes for happy endings. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Insecurity is a wonderful motivator. Insecurity is a wonderful motivator. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: When you're in business, if you have some sort of gimmick it's a huge advantage. When you're in business, if you have some sort of gimmick it's a huge advantage. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Especially if you're over 40, shortening the term of your loan to pay it off Especially if you're over 40, shortening the term of your loan to pay it off sooner could make you mortgage-free in retirement. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Whatever you got you have to accentuate. I ran my female card up and down Whatever you got you have to accentuate. I ran my female card up and down the ladder my whole career, because I was in a man's world. It was worked by women but owned by men. I was the only female owner in my field at that time. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I became a larger than life figure for one reason only. When you're quoted in I became a larger than life figure for one reason only. When you're quoted in the 'Wall Street Journal', the 'New York Times', constantly as the expert in the business people assume you're a lot bigger than you are. And then I had to run like hell to catch up with my own image. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I was a hot-dog stand lady, I was an orphan housemother, I was a waitress I was a hot-dog stand lady, I was an orphan housemother, I was a waitress 3 or 4 times. All of those jobs did not have good bosses. They basically told you what to do, when to do and when to hop. And I just didn't like that very much. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I was well motivated. What I wanted to do was work for myself. I had I was well motivated. What I wanted to do was work for myself. I had twenty two jobs before I started my business at the age of twenty three and I didn't want one more boss telling me what to do. So I was motivated simply because I didn't want a boss. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Sex appeal is in the workplace every day of the week. I'm not saying that's Sex appeal is in the workplace every day of the week. I'm not saying that's the only calling card, but it's a whole crayon box. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Don't teach talent that isn't there. Don't teach talent that isn't there. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Great sales people [don't] have the ability to feel sorry for themselves. Great sales people [don't] have the ability to feel sorry for themselves. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: People stayed with me and worked extra hard for me because I could see the People stayed with me and worked extra hard for me because I could see the potential in them - I'm not so sure they could see the potential in me. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Good salesmanship is nothing more than maximizing the positive and minimizing the negative. Good salesmanship is nothing more than maximizing the positive and minimizing the negative. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The productiveness of any meeting depends on the level of thought given to the agenda The productiveness of any meeting depends on the level of thought given to the agenda in advance, and you should never leave a meeting without writing a follow-up list with each item assigned to one person. And go outside. All the big ideas are on the outside. You'll never have a creative idea at your desk. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Become better at firing than hiring - it's crucial for building a business. Become better at firing than hiring - it's crucial for building a business. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: No one tells salesmen what they can and can't do. No one tells salesmen what they can and can't do. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Confidence is overrated. It's when we're uncomfortable and looking for answers that we learn and Confidence is overrated. It's when we're uncomfortable and looking for answers that we learn and grow the most. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Home staging is no longer optional in this real estate market, it is a must! Home staging is no longer optional in this real estate market, it is a must! — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: People want to do business with someone they like. If people like you, they're going People want to do business with someone they like. If people like you, they're going to want to do business with you. And if they don't you're going to have an almost insurmountable obstacle to overcome. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I don't invest anymore in entrepreneurs who don't have charisma. I don't invest anymore in entrepreneurs who don't have charisma. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I love myself. Anything that has my name I'm tickled to death. I love myself. Anything that has my name I'm tickled to death. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The most effective way to build a brand is not by spending millions in advertising, The most effective way to build a brand is not by spending millions in advertising, but by finding a clever way to keep your name in the press. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: If you have an idea, immediately move on it. To start that fire and get If you have an idea, immediately move on it. To start that fire and get it burning immediately ... it's everything. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Stop putting it off! Procrastination breeds guilt, guilt breeds depression, and depression breeds failure. Stop putting it off! Procrastination breeds guilt, guilt breeds depression, and depression breeds failure. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The story of my billion-dollar business starts like this. I borrowed $1,000 from a friend. The story of my billion-dollar business starts like this. I borrowed $1,000 from a friend. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: The difference between the real winners is how long they take to feel sorry for The difference between the real winners is how long they take to feel sorry for themselves. My winners feel it ... but they come back up and say 'hit me again.' — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: In business, you're the Chief Salesman. Create a sense of demand, rather than waiting to In business, you're the Chief Salesman. Create a sense of demand, rather than waiting to have demand. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: My best successes came on the heels of failures. My best successes came on the heels of failures. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: No loan is free. The costs are in your loan somewhere, maybe rolled into the No loan is free. The costs are in your loan somewhere, maybe rolled into the amount to be refinanced or even coming at a higher interest rate. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Money is not the only thing that motivates employees. It's about making them happy. Money is not the only thing that motivates employees. It's about making them happy. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: You can't study to be an entrepreneur. Sometimes, you just have to jump. You can't study to be an entrepreneur. Sometimes, you just have to jump. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: In New York City, the meek don't inherit the earth. The big mouth does. In New York City, the meek don't inherit the earth. The big mouth does. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Refinancing doesn't reduce your debt, it just restructures it, so be clear about what you Refinancing doesn't reduce your debt, it just restructures it, so be clear about what you want to achieve with a refi. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: A funny thing happens in real estate. When it comes back, it comes back up A funny thing happens in real estate. When it comes back, it comes back up like gangbusters. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: Buy with your heart, not your head. You can look at all the aspects that Buy with your heart, not your head. You can look at all the aspects that make a purchase practical, but that kind of thinking makes it an investment rather than a home. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I hadn't learned to read by third grade, which wasn't unusual for some kids. I I hadn't learned to read by third grade, which wasn't unusual for some kids. I knew something was wrong because I couldn't see or understand the words the way the other kids did. I wasn't the least bit bothered - until I was sent back to the second-grade classroom for reading help after school. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I had probably seven agents by the time I became a legitimate real estate broker. I had probably seven agents by the time I became a legitimate real estate broker. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I think of my business and investments as extension of my family. I think of my business and investments as extension of my family. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: It's rumored that doing well in real estate is to be able to close a It's rumored that doing well in real estate is to be able to close a deal. I did not find that to be the case for myself, I was probably the worst closer out there and I didn't find that was true of my top super stars either. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: I'm never in control of my time during the workday. I'm never in control of my time during the workday. — Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Sayings By Barbara Corcoran: If you want to have a creative culture, you can't get it by reading books. If you want to have a creative culture, you can't get it by reading books. You get it by example. — Barbara Corcoran