Known for his engagingly personal approach, his messages are both dynamic and inspiring.
While consulting at Michigan State, he developed The Advantage Program, an undergraduate retention program targeting academically high-risk students of color.
Eric’s representation of the merits of higher education, coupled with his knowledge of the pains of life, inspires people of all walks to break bad habits and reach for new levels of personal achievement. Eric Thomas is the author of the book The Secret to Success.
When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.
If you can look up, you can get up.
The will to succeed is important but the will to prepare is just as important.
I use pain to push me to greatness.
It’s not easy, but it’s simple.
It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.
Listen to me, even when you lose, it’s OK to lose, but you can never get comfortable with it. You can never be satisfied with losing. When you lose, it’s got to hurt.
The only way to get out of mediocrity is to keep shooting for excellence.
Avoid being your own enemy.
Don’t make a habit out of choosing what feels good over what’s actually good for you.
Desire & imagination have the potential to position a person for greatness.
Apply the ABC’s of success to your life. Ask, Believe and Claim It.
The difference between those who succeed and fail: not taking advantage of opportunities.
Success is not for the weak and uncommitted… Sometimes it’s gonna hurt!
Only those who risk going too far, can possible find out how far one can go.
Sometimes it ain’t about being the most talented. Sometimes it ain’t about being the smartest. Sometimes it’s not even about working the hardest. Sometimes it’s about consistency! Consistency!
I’ve been trying to tell y’all, its’s not your circumstances or situation, that determines if you gonna be successful or not. I’ve been telling you it’s your mindset! It’s the way you see it. It’s the way you think it right!
Stop the blame game. Stop! Stop looking out the window and look in the mirror!