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.
Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Change is inevitable; growth is optional!
Pain is temporary. Glory is forever.
The biggest obstacle to learning something is the belief that you already know it.
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.
Do not attempt to walk through life without a dream, without a hope, without a goal to achieve success.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The biggest risk in innovation lies in sticking too closely to your plans.
The typical North American attention span is 6 minutes.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
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.
Could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing, success will be yours.
The absence of conflict is apathy, not harmony.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Dialogue is a process of genuine interaction through which human beings listen to each other deeply enough to be changed by what they learn.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.
If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.
An optimist is someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it’s a cha-cha.
There’s nothing like setting a goal and accomplishing it. The road to achieve that goal is never straight. It has twists and turns, and at times you feel like you can’t pull it off. When you finally accomplish that goal, you feel a sense of accomplishment and self-worth that really can’t be beat.
No worries + no fear + no defeats = no life
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them.
Most use technology to define the function. We use function to drive the technology.
You’re only given a small spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
Managers say yes to innovation only if doing nothing is a bigger risk.