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Thought Leadership in Strategy & Finance

October 24, 2019

“The past is past and I guess if you live in the past, you cease to live.” – Craig McCaw

October 23, 2019

“I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.” – John D. Rockefeller

October 22, 2019

“I think the way I look at things gives me a different perspective. I’m most valuable when I work with a team of bright people who complement my weaknesses with their strengths.” – Craig McCaw

October 21, 2019

“We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.” – Charles F. Kettering

October 20, 2019

I’ve often felt there might be more to be gained by studying business failures than business successes.” – Warren Buffett

October 19, 2019

“Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

October 18, 2019

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

October 17, 2019

“Do not fear mistakes. There are none.” – Miles Davis

October 16, 2019

“You are never a loser until you quit trying.” – Mike Ditka

October 15, 2019

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

October 14, 2019

“You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” – Wayne Gretzky

October 13, 2019

“Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

October 12, 2019

“Solve it. Solve it quickly, solve it right or wrong. If you solve it wrong, it will come back and slap you in the face, and then you can solve it right. Lying dead in the water and doing nothing is a comfortable alternative because it is without risk, but it is an absolutely fatal way to manage a business.” – Thomas J. Watson

October 11, 2019

“Would you like me to give you a formula for…success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You’re thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all…you can be discouraged by failure⁠—or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because, remember that’s where you’ll find success. On the far side.” – Thomas J. Watson

October 10, 2019

“Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.” – Benjamin Franklin

October 9, 2019

“An inventor is simply a person who doesn’t take his education too seriously. You see, from the time a person is six years old until he graduates from college he has to take three or four examinations a year. If he flunks once, he is out. But an inventor is almost always failing. He tries and fails maybe a thousand times. If he succeeds once then he’s in. These two things are diametrically opposite.” – Charles Kettering

October 8, 2019

“The better a man is, the more mistakes he will make, for the more new things he will try. ” – Peter Drucker

October 7, 2019

“To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.” – Steve Jobs

October 6, 2019

“Ideas are the raw material of progress. Everything first takes shape in the form of an idea. But an idea by itself is worth nothing. An idea, like a machine, must have power applied to it before it can accomplish anything.” – Barry Forbes

October 5, 2019

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas Edison