“When it comes to innovation, the same hard-won experience, best practices, and processes that are the cornerstones of an organization’s success may be more like millstones that threaten to sink it. Said another way, the weight of what we know,
Leaders move people from here to there…The first play is not to make there sound wonderful. The first play is to make here sound awful. Bill Hybels
"I wouldn't give a fig for simplicity on this side of complexity, but I would give my life for simplicity on the other side of complexity (p. 25, In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing)." Oliver
"One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised." Chinua Achebe
Raise hell, constantly question "the way things are done around here," and never, ever rest on our laurels. (Today's laurels are tomorrow's compost.) Tom Peters
"Success depends on both what you do and how you do it (p. 5, The Art of Innovation)."
“Without a vision, the crisis chooses us. But with a vision, we choose the ‘crisis.’” Will Mancini Great post on the topic by Will Mancini over at Clarity Evangelist. Check it out.
"YOU MUST CARE. That's my conclusion. You can't stand out … unless … your heart is in it." Tom Peters
If you haven’t subscribed to Tom Peter’s Daily Quote you can do it right here. This was today’s idea from In Search of Excellence: Delightfully, our research showed that some very human "basics"–doing rather than talking, focusing on the growth
Irrelevance comes from always doing the things you know how to do in the way you’ve always done them. Tom Peters