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.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing, success will be yours.
The task of Leadership is not to put greatness into people but to elicit it. For the greatness is there already.
Happiness is like a skill to be learned and practiced, not a character trait.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds.
The typical North American attention span is 6 minutes.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Most use technology to define the function. We use function to drive the technology.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.
Everything looks impossible for the people who never try anything.
If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
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.
Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Practice hard. Wellness. Play with Abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Continue to learn. Appreciate your friends. Do what you love. Love as if this is all there is.
If you can clearly articulate the dream or the goal, start.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Change is inevitable; growth is optional!
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?