50 Workplace Productivity Quotes (Make Today A Productive Day)


Productivity and motivation are some of the significant aspects of business success. Whether you are a business leader, entrepreneur, or manager, it is essential to find motivational quotes that make you and your employees productive at work. Below are the 50 workplace productive quotes that can help you to stay productive at the workplace. 

Let’s have a look at them: 

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

2. 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

3. Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. – Paul J. Meyer

4. Stressing output is the key to improving productivity while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite. – Andrew Grove

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5. Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.- Franz Kafka

6. If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress. – Barack Obama

7. Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own. – Bruce Lee

8. Do the hard jobs first. Easy jobs will take care of themselves. – Dale Carnegie

9. Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can’t miss. – Lee Iacocca

10. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

11. He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. – Muhammad Ali

12. Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people. – John D. Rockefeller

13. The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager. – Peter Drucker

14. Understanding your employee’s perspective can go a long way towards increasing productivity and happiness – Kathryn Minshew

15. Productivity doesn’t have to be complicated. It can be easily boosted through a manageable combination of the right tools, resources, and habits to make the most of your time. – Caroline Ghosn

16. Productivity depends on many factors, including our workforce’s knowledge and skills and the quantity and quality of the capital, technology, and infrastructure that they have to work with. – Janet Yellen

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

18. The productivity of a workgroup seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization. – Ken Blanchard

19. Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends, there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. – Thomas A. Edison

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

21. Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The Sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. – Alexander Graham Bell 

22. Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – Francis Of Assisi

23. All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with  greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else. – Plato

24. It’s not always that we need to do more but rather that we need to focus on less. – Nathan W. Morris

25. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.” – Stephen Hawking

26. Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.” – David Allen

27. The more you eliminate the inefficient use of information, the better it is for productivity.” – Mitch Kapor

28. The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. – Stephen Covey

29. A worker without genius is better than a genius who won’t work. – Leopold Auer

30. Passion is a fuel to run your engine in order to give more productivity. – Myra Yadav

31. Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence. – Alan Watts

32. When we simplify, we are attending to our minds. Clear minds lead to creativity, vision, health, and productivity. – Angela Lynne Craig

33. If you want to double your productively, shorten the timeline to by 50%. – Richie Norton

34. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard. – Caterina Fake

35. If you have time to whine, then you have time to find solutions. – Dee Dee Artner

36. There is no substitute for hard work. – Thomas A. Edison

37. 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

38. You can’t get much done in life if you only work on days when you feel good. – Jerry West

39. Sometimes the biggest gain in productive energy will come from cleaning the cobwebs, dealing with old business, and clearing the desks—cutting loose debris that’s impeding forward motion. – David Allen

40. It is not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about? – Henry David Thoreau

41. The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings. Thomas Sowell

42. What looks like multitasking is really switching back and forth between multiple tasks, which reduces productivity and increases mistakes by up to 50%. – Susan Cain

43. Gentleness doesn’t get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs. – Coco Chanel

44. Always deliver more than expected. – Larry Page

45. Lost time is never found again. – Benjamin Franklin

46. My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do. – Francine Jay

47. Make each day your masterpiece. – John Wooden

48. Either you run the day or the day runs you. – Alice Glyn

49. If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. – Charles R. Swindoll

50. The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. – Pearl Buck

Hopefully, these workplace productivity quotes can make you and your staff more productive at work. Now that you’ve read these fabulous quotes spread them among your employees and motivate them to get back to their desks with energy and enthusiasm. 

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