Quotations with Direction
"A decision is an action you must take when you have information so incomplete that the answer does not suggest itself."
"Listen carefully and you'll hear opportunity knocking. Listen sincerely and you'll hear the truth. Listen with an open mind and you'll hear a teacher. Listen politely and you'll hear a friend. Listen to the world, understand and consider...and the world will listen to you."
Ralph Marston, from his daily motivator e-letter
"Performance requires accountable people. Because accountable people always determine who will do what by when."
Dr. Roger Fritz, President, Organization Development Consultants
"A really good idea is actually just a midwife to an even better one."
Alice Ward Jones
"Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have."
"Keep changing. When you're through changing, you're through!"
"Thinking is easy, acting is difficult. And to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"A ruler isn't always straight."
"What the wise do in the beginning fools do in the end."
Warren Buffett, investment guru
"Every employee in an organization from top to bottom should be a salesperson for that company."
Rita Bailey, Southwest Airlines
"I'm only smart in spots but I stay around those spots."
Thomas Watson, IBM founder
"In a world where advertisements are read only by people who choose to read them, the quality sharply improves. The hokiness dissipates and the advertiser makes an honest effort to convey as much information as possible in as compelling a style as possible. Advertising becomes an art of truth rather than an art of deceit."
George Gilder in Forbes ASAP
"You must act on what you learn and what you think. There is no creativity until there is action."
Floyd Hurt in Rousing Creativity; Think New NOW!
"When someone tells you 'It can't be done', what they usually mean is 'It can't be done by the rules'".
Kate White, editor-in-chief Redbook
"If you don't listen to your audience you risk losing them."
Scott Kirsner in CIO Web Business
"Empowerment isn't magic. It consists of a few simple steps and a lot of persistence."
Ken Blanchard in Empowerment Takes More Than a Minute
"Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth."
Pema Chodron in When Things Fall Apart
"What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible."
"Silence is the ultimate weapon of power."
Charles de Gaulle
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