Mary Kay Ash

Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise. - Mary Kay Ash

We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you. - Mary Kay Ash

When you come to a roadblock, take a detour. - Mary Kay Ash

There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise. - Mary Kay Ash

If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right. - Mary Kay Ash

People fail forward to success. - Mary Kay Ash

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.  - Mary Kay Ash

A good goal is like a strenuous exercise -- it makes you stretch. - Mary Kay Ash

The seeds you plant in the hearts and minds of others will be what you receive in return -- 100-fold. Only sow that which you wish to receive in return. Sow good, receive good! Plant seeds daily in your Mary Kay business and your Mary Kay business will return to you.  - Mary Kay Ash

Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise. - Mary Kay Ash

There are three types of people in this world: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened. We all have a choice. You can decide which type of person you want to be. I have always chosen to be in the first group.  - Mary Kay Ash

A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one. - Mary Kay Ash

Listen long enough and the person will generally come up with an adequate solution. - Mary Kay Ash

Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try. - Mary Kay Ash

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as you mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.  - Mary Kay Ash