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.
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.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.
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.
On presenting to a crowd: It’s not about killing the butterflies in your stomach, it’s about getting them to fly in formation.
In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that, I learn from him.
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.
Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion; you must set yourself on fire.
There is no age attached to a student, that quest is without a number.
Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.
Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
One has to passionately believe it is possible to change the industry, to turn it on its head, to make sure that it will never be the same again.
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.
It’s only when you drop yesterday’s assumptions that you can glimpse tomorrow’s patterns and possibilities. To see deeper, unsee first.
If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.
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.
A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
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.
Dream big by setting yourself seemingly impossible challenges. You will then have to catch up with them.
Happiness is like a skill to be learned and practiced, not a character trait.
No worries + no fear + no defeats = no life
A fish doesn’t know it’s wet.
Everyone loves innovation until it affects them.