These are some of our favourite quotes and passages that we’ve collected over the years that we find inspiring or remind us of the types of challenges we need to keep for ourselves to continue to strive for greatness.
There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them.
If you can clearly articulate the dream or the goal, start.
Everything looks impossible for the people who never try anything.
Success comes in cans, not can’t’s.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.
Design thinking can be described as a discipline that uses the designer’s sensibility and methods to match people’s needs with what is technologically feasible and what a viable business strategy can convert into customer value and market opportunity.
You’re only given a small spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.
To clarify, add detail. Imagine that, to clarify, add detail. Clutter and overload are not attributes of information, they are failures of design. If the information is in chaos, don’t start throwing out information, instead fix the design.
If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
Most use technology to define the function. We use function to drive the technology.
Mastery is a pursuit, not a destination, and, throughout its unfolding, is a reoccurring cycle of losing who we think we are in order to make room for who we are becoming.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Success is measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion; you must set yourself on fire.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
I have not failed, I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
In a business world of nonstop change, there’s only one way to win the game: transform it entirely. This requires a revolution in thinking—a steady stream of disruptive strategies and unexpected solutions.
The task of Leadership is not to put greatness into people but to elicit it. For the greatness is there already.
No worries + no fear + no defeats = no life