Popular Motivational Quotes, Rewritten by a Visionary LA Entrepreneur

Sonja Rasula is a busy woman. As the CEO and founder of Unique MarketsThe Unique Camp, and The Unique Space, she runs a pop-up marketplace, co-working space, and conference for creatives and innovators—all at once.

She's also the owner of the above quote, which has been inspiring C&Cers for a few years now. Because Sonja is pretty much always full of the wisest of words, we’re so excited to have her join our Mastercard Women’s Business Advisory Council. Throughout the year, members of the council will be popping up at events and online with advice on how to get your small business off the ground—stay tuned to learn more!

To show off Sonja’s knack for motivational speech, we had her rework some of our favorite inspirational sayings. Check ‘em out below for a little workweek motivation:

Original: Success comes to those who wait.

Sonja’d: Success comes overnight.

Original: Do one thing every day that scares you. 

Sonja’d: If it's easy, you're not doing it right.

Original: You can do it, put your back into it. 


Original: People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. 

Sonja’d: All it takes is a big idea and a little crazy.

Original: Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. 

Sonja’d: You are your biggest critic—let go. Become your biggest cheerleader. 

Original: Done is better than perfect. 

Sonja’d: Dreamers dream. Doers get shit done.

What’s your favorite saying? Share in the comments below!