The 10 Cuban-isms of success

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Mark Cuban is without a doubt one of the most ruthless, hard-working and successful entrepreneurs in the game.

According to Forbes, his net worth currently sits at a hefty $3B. Cuban owns the Dallas Mavericks, Magnolia Pictures, and is one of the most valued sharks on ABC's Shark Tank, just to name a few accomplishments.

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A self-made billionaire, Cuban built his empire from the ground up, selling his audio-streaming website to Yahoo for $5.6B back in 1999, and the rest is billion-dollar history. If there's anyone we trust with wise words on how to succeed, it's Mark Cuban.

We put together 10 of his most brutally honest quotes about handling business and finding success that we guarantee will do nothing less than motivate you to bump your business skills to the next level—or as Cuban puts it, "Go out there and get rich."

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The 10 Cuban-isms of success

#1: "I still work hard to know my business. I'm continuously looking for ways to improve all my companies, and I'm always selling. Always."

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#2: "When you've got 10,000 people trying to do the same thing, why would you want to be number 10,001?"

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#3: "Because if you're prepared and you know what it takes, it's not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there."

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#4: "Go out there and get rich. Get so obnoxiously rich that when that tax bill comes, your first thought will be to choke on how big a check you have to write."

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#5: "​In the past, people used to tell me to shut up a bit. But what I believe is to put out your opinion and let everyone else react. If I'm wrong, I'm wrong."

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#6: "I've learned that it doesn't matter how many times you failed. You only have to be right once. I tried to sell powdered milk. I was an idiot lots of times, and I learned from them all."

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#7: "Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it all away from you."

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#8: "Forget about finding your passion. Instead, focus on finding big problems."

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#9: "It's not about money or connections -- it's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business. And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time."

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#10: "What I've learned is that if you really want to be successful at something, you'll find that you put the time in. You won't just ask somebody if it's a good idea, you'll go figure out if it's a good idea."

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