Every day, business leaders, entrepreneurs, employees, consultants and clients meet around a conference table or restaurant table to celebrate business success, discuss challenges and secure new deals. 

Business diners are gathering in or ordering from Dinova's 13,000-plus network restaurants, driving a 6.9 percent spending increase in Dinova network restaurants in Q1 2016. In these critical-to-business-conversation spaces, lessons are learned, discoveries are made and thought leaders are born.

Read on for our compilation of the 10 best quotes about business success, designed to inspire all those gathering around a table, in the process of moving business forward.

“We're all working together; that's the secret.” Sam Walton

“An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.” – Jack Welch

“Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures.” – Tom Peters

“No employer today is independent of those about him. He cannot succeed alone, no matter how great his ability or capital. Business today is more than ever a question of cooperation.” – Orison Sweat Marden

“Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.” – An Wang

“If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.” – Jane Fonda

“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” – Max de Pree

“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.” – Steve Jobs

“Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.” – Thomas Edison

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

What’s your favorite quote on inspiring business success and moving business forward? Let us know in the comments below.

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