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Thought Leadership in Strategy & Finance

October 4, 2019

“Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

October 3, 2019

“Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.” – W. Lippmann

October 2, 2019

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma—which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. ” – Steve Jobs

October 1, 2019

“There are two kinds of men who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told and those who can do nothing else.” – Cyrus H. Curtis, US Publisher

September 30, 2019

“Every time we’ve moved ahead in IBM, it was because someone was willing to take a chance, put his head on the block, and try something new.” – Thomas J. Watson

September 29, 2019

“When you innovate, you’ve got to be prepared for everyone telling you you’re nuts.” – Larry Ellison

September 28, 2019

“I have always been driven to buck the system, to innovate, to take things beyond where they’ve been.” – Sam Walton

September 27, 2019

“A learned man once went to a Zen teacher to inquire about Zen. As the Zen teacher explained, the learned man would frequently interrupt him with remarks like, ‘Oh, yes, we have that too….’ and so on. Finally the Zen teacher stopped talking and began to serve tea to the learned man. He poured the cup full, and then kept pouring until the cup overflowed. ‘Enough!’ the learned man once more interrupted. ‘No more, can go into the cup!’ ‘Indeed, I see,’ answered the Zen teacher. ‘If you do not first empty the cup, how can you taste my cup of tea?'” – The Tao of Wealth Creation, The Path to Business and Career Success by Mark Frigo and Joel Litman

September 26, 2019

“Be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind.” – The Apostle Paul, Romans 12:2

September 25, 2019

“When asked in an auditorium of hundreds why he had changed his management system over and over again, his response at an age of 90+ years was, “Am I beyond learning?” – W. Edwards Deming, The father of Total Quality Management

September 24, 2019

“Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” -Benjamin Franklin

September 23, 2019

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.” – Henry Ford

September 22, 2019

“Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.” – Charles F. Kettering

September 21, 2019

“Wonder is what sets us apart from other life forms.” – Herbert W. Boyer, Co-founder of Genentech

September 20, 2019

“The source of all creation is pure consciousness…pure potentiality seeking expression from the unmanifest to the manifest. And when we realize that our true Self is one of pure potentiality, we align with the power that manifests everything in the universe.” – Deepak Chopra

September 19, 2019

“Innovation is not the product of logical thought, even though the final product is tied to a logical structure.” – Albert Einstein

September 18, 2019

“Those who really seek the path to Enlightenment dictate terms to their mind. Then they proceed with strong determination.” – Buddha

September 17, 2019

“Devotion, like fire, goeth upward.” – Zoroaster

September 16, 2019

“Design must reflect that practical and aesthetic in business but above all… good design must primarily serve people.” – Thomas Watson

September 15, 2019

“In most people’s vocabularies, design means veneer. It’s interior decorating. It’s the fabric of the curtains of the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design. Design is the fundamental soul of a man-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service.” – Steve Jobs