“Be undeniably good.
No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.”
—Anthony Volodkin, Hype Machine founder
“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.”
—Mary Kay Ash
“Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it's about deliberately choosing to be different.”
—Michael Porter
“Make no mistake, you need Employee Engagement programs but this also requires very good front-line managers – the two go hand-in-hand.” —William Gentry “Newton’s first law of inertia — things in motion stay in motion, things at rest stay at rest.
—Creativity is no exception, it requires the force of action to propel it."
—Creative Confidence
" The achievements of an organization are the direct results of the combined efforts of each individual." —Vince Lombardi “IN BUSINESS, strategy is king. Leadership and hard work are all very well and luck is mighty useful, but it is strategy that makes or breaks a firm.” —The Economist
“We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and everyone should be really excellent. Because this is our life! Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So, it better be damn good. It better be worth it.” —Steve Jobs "We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next 10. Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction.“ —Bill Gates "The real challenge in crafting strategy lies in detecting subtle discontinuities that may undermine a business in the future. And for that there is no technique, no program, just a sharp mind in touch with the situation."  ― Henry Mintzberg “You read a book from beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end, and then you do everything you must to reach it.” —Harold Geneen, businessman (1910–97) "What business strategy is all about; what distinguishes it from all other kinds of business planning-is; in a word, competitive advantage. Without competitors there would be no need for strategy, for the sole purpose of strategic planning is to enable the company to gain, as efficiently as possible, a sustainable edge over its competitors." —Harold Geneen, businessman (1910–97) "Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven.
I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without talking about the other."
—Bill Gates
“Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.” —Jack Welch “Sustained success is largely a matter of focusing regularly on the right things and making a lot of uncelebrated little improvements every day.” —Theodore Levitt, academic (1925–2006), Thinking in Management (1983) “Don’t spend so much time trying to choose the perfect opportunity that you miss the right opportunity.” —Michael Dell “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.” —Henry Ford