A great idea is not enough.
A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.
Change demands new learning.
Change is a threat when done to me, but an opportunity when done by me.
Change is like putting lipstick on a bulldog. The bulldog's appearance hasn't improved, but now it's really angry.
Companies used to be able to function with autocratic bosses. We don't live in that world anymore.
Confidence is the bridge connecting expectations and performance, investment and results.
Confidence isn't optimism or pessimism, and it's not a character attribute. It's the expectation of a positive outcome.
Confidence makes you willing to try harder and attracts the kind of support from others that makes 'winning' possible.
Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating bits and pieces into an enticing new possibility.
I've found that small wins, small projects, small differences often make huge differences.
Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach.
Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation.
Money should never be separated from values. Detached from values it may indeed be the root of all evil. Linked effectively to social purpose it can be the root of opportunity.
Our future will be shaped by the assumptions we make about who we are and what we can be.
Passion for a goal doesn't guarantee success, but without it, you can't even begin.
Power is the ability to get things done.
Powerlessness corrupts: absolute powerlessness corrupts absolutely.
The goal of winning is not losing two times in a row.
The importance of discretion increases with closeness to the top of a hierarchical organization.
The middle of every successful project looks like a disaster.
Too many people let others stand in their way and don't go back for one more try.
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