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.
Most use technology to define the function. We use function to drive the technology.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
On presenting to a crowd: It’s not about killing the butterflies in your stomach, it’s about getting them to fly in formation.
The typical North American attention span is 6 minutes.
Managers say yes to innovation only if doing nothing is a bigger risk.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
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.
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.
The absence of conflict is apathy, not harmony.
Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
Everyone has a plan… until they get hit.
Change is inevitable; growth is optional!
If you tell me, it’s an essay. If you show me, it’s a story.
If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Never try to be better than someone else. Learn from others, and try to be the best you can be. Success is the by product of that preparation.
There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them.
It’s only when you drop yesterday’s assumptions that you can glimpse tomorrow’s patterns and possibilities. To see deeper, unsee first.
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had, I’d have done it a lot earlier.
There are no old roads to new directions.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.