Who is Frank Sonnenberg
Frank Sonnenberg is an award-winning author and a well-known advocate for moral character, personal values, and personal responsibility. He has written seven books and was recently named one of “America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders” and one of “America’s Most Influential Small Business Experts.” Frank has served on several boards and has consulted to some of the largest and most respected companies in the world.
Additionally, his blog — www.FrankSonnenbergOnline.com — has attracted millions of readers on the Internet. It was named among the “Best 21st Century Leadership Blogs”; among the “Top 100 Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs”; and one of the “Best Inspirational Blogs On the Planet.” Frank’s new book, Soul Food, was released November 2018.
Frank Sonneberg quotes
1. Even though the world is large, one person can still make a world of difference
2. People can’t hear what you don’t say. Thinking isn’t communicating.
3. You can’t control the weather, but that doesn’t stop some people from trying
4. Practice doesn’t make perfect if you’re doing it wrong
5. Smart people do stupid things. Stupid people don’t learn from them.
6. It takes many years to become an overnight success.
7. Don’t say, ‘I’m sorry, but…’ You’re either sorry or you’re not.
8. Stop trying to control the uncontrollable
9. If you don’t try, you forfeit the opportunity.
10. When your ears hear one thing, but your eyes see another…use your brain.
11. Your life is as complicated as you make it.
12. Every time you quit, you make it easier to tell yourself that quitting is acceptable.
13. Know what matters most to you and be unwilling to compromise those priorities at almost any price.
14. Ability determines if you can; attitude determines if you will.
15. A sorry apology can add insult to injury.
16. Do things for the right reasons and the money will follow.
17. Is stress inflicted on you — or created by you?
18. Free speech and debate are essential in our search for the truth.
19. Subtracting from your list of priorities is as important as adding to it.
20. Lessons in life will be repeated until they are learned.
21. When planning life’s journey, always have an alternate route.
22. Do you invest your time or spend it?
23. Being all talk speaks volumes about you
24. One of the best ways to find satisfaction is to give it away.
25. You have to live with yourself for the rest of your life.
26. If you believe the American work ethic is ‘old school,’ you’d better repeat the class.
27. Compromising your principles, even one time, can be a terrible mistake.
28. Before acting on any recommendation, know the rationale.
29. Measure a person’s worth by their character, not their possessions.
30. Do you grumble about things or work to make them better?
31. Happiness is a result of balance rather than intensity
32. If it won’t matter in a year or two, it’s not worth the worry.
33. Make your priorities a priority.
34. Work hard. You’re expected to pull your own weight, not to weigh down the team.
35. Just because a person is silent doesn’t mean there’s no message.
36. Even though it’s great to win a game, it’s even better to be a superstar in life.
37. Your mindset matters more than you think.
38. If you don’t think talk is cheap, we need to have a heart-to-heart conversation.
39. Winners make the effort while losers make excuses.
40. People need role models. Are you up to the job?
41. When people don’t learn from mistakes, their mistakes often turn into bad habits.
42. Some people are kinder to strangers than they are to themselves.
43. You don’t have to be rich to give; your gift can be as simple as a smile.
44. Mediocrity is a choice. I hope you choose to say ‘NO!
45. Unethical behavior significantly increases the cost of doing business.
46. You don’t win a debate by suppressing discussion; you win it with a better argument.
47. Stop letting other people hijack your day.
48. You don’t get what you want; you get what you deserve.
49. If you want to get anywhere, you have to start somewhere.
50. Apathy is a silent killer.
51. Winning doesn’t have to be at someone’s expense.
52. Sometimes you deserve a pat on the back, even if you have to do it yourself.
53. Next time you stumble upon a silent person, listen up
54. Incremental progress leads to long-lasting results
55. Compromise is a mindset, not an activity
56. You’re a role model. Act like one
57. Are you open-minded? If not, leave the door open to it.
58. Opponents don’t have to be enemies.
59. Knowledge is the lifeblood of progress.
60. People who look up to you watch every move that you make — so don’t let them down.