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30 First Day of Work Motivational Quotes


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Step aside, first-day jitters — you've got a new job, and you're ready to make your first day a memorable one. You're eager to make a first good impression and confident that you will do great things in your new role. You'll meet your new coworkers, get your workspace set up and learn about your new company's rules and culture.


You want to show your new employer that you're excited about the opportunity and confident in your abilities. It's also important to be professional and act like you've been there before. Be polite and courteous to your co-workers, and take the time to get to know them.


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But before you get too ahead of yourself, don't forget to read these motivational quotes to help keep you inspired throughout the day. In this blog post, we will share 30 motivational quotes to not only help you feel inspired but also have a success mindset during your first day at your new job.


1. "Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it." - Steve Jobs


2. “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” - Dalai Lama


3. "Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it." – Lou Holtz


4. "Find a job you like and you add five days to every week." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


5. "I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it." - Thomas Jefferson


6. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the best." -John D. Rockefeller


7. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Steve Jobs


8. "Your dream job doesn't exist. Get over it and start doing something worthwhile." - Robert Kiyosaki


9. "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out." – Robert Collier


10. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” - George Lorimer


11. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” - Jim Rohn


12. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” - Thomas Jefferson


13. “You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.” - George Lorimer


14. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” - Paulo Coelho


15. "People who love what they do, don’t have to work a day in their lives." - Unknown


16. “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” - Jim Rohn


17. “Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” - Dale Carnegie


18. “Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you're a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.” - Tyler Perry


19. "Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far." - Gary Vaynerchuk


20. "Working hard for something we don't care about is called stressed; working hard for something we love is called passion." - Simon Sinek


21. "I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done." -Lucille Ball


22. "Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new." - Brian Tracy


23. "Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." - Joshua J. Marine


24. "Energy and persistence conquer all things." - Benjamin Franklin


25. "Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning." - Robert Kiyosaki