Rocky Mountain Improve Retail Quote of the Week


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Quote of July 10, 2016 “” Un

Quote of May 11, 2016 “There's a saying among prospectors: "Go out looking for one thing, and that's all you'll ever find” Unknown

Quote of April 1, 2016 “Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” Ralph Marston

Quote of March 11, 2016 “The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.” Author Unknown

Quote of February 2, 2016 “The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.” Author Unknown

Quote of January 4, 2016 “I may not be there yet, but I'm closer than I was yesterday.” Author Unknown

Quote of Dec 7, 2016 “Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.” Alice Walker

 

Quote of Aug 8, 2016 “Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day.” Unknown

Quote of June 22, 2016 “A boss knows how. A leader shows how..” Unknown

Quote of May 2, 2016 “Difficult things take a long time, impossible things a little longer.” Andre A. Jackson

Quote of Apr 4, 2016 “With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.” Author Unknown

Quote of Mar 7, 2016 “Nothing is interesting if you're not interested.” Helen MacInness

Quote of Feb 16 “If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” Old Proverb

Quote of Jan 31, 2016 “Anywhere you go liking everyone, everyone will be likeable.” Unknown

Quote of Jan 17, 2016 “There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream. ” Author Unknown

Quote of Jan 3, 2016 “There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream. ” Unknown

Quote of Aug 23, 2015 “If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it..” Mary Engelbreit

Quote of June 28, 2015 “When you feel dog tired at night, it may be because you've growled all day long..” Unknown

Quote of June 14, 2015 “In doing we learn.” George Herbert

Quote of May 31, 2015 “Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible.” George Claude Lorimer

Quote of May 17, 2015 “There is only one valid definition of business purpose: to create a customer.” Peter Drucker

Quote of April 26, 2015 "You are your customer experience. " Mike Hofman

Quote of Apr 5, 2015 "The important thing to recognize is that it takes a team, and the team ought to get credit for the wins and the losses. Successes have many fathers, failures have none." Philip Caldwel

Quote of Jan 4, 2015 "Success is due less to ability than to zeal. " Charles Buxton

Quote of Aug 10, 2015 "Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools " Napoleon

Quote of Jul 27, 2015 "A boss creates fear. A leader creates confidence. " Anonymous

Quote of Jul 13, 2015 "In doing, we learn." George Herbert

Quote of Jun 29, 2015 "There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly." Unknown

Quote of Dec 23, 2014 "Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing." Oscar Wilde

Quote of Dec 9, 2014 "If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it." Mary Engelbreit

Quote of Nov 4, 2014 “Efficiency Isn’t Always Effectiveness." Unknown

Quote of Oct 28, 2014 “You are your Customer Experience" Mike Hofman

Quote of Oct 14, 2014 “Try to learn something about everything and everything about something" Thomas Huxley

Quote of Sept 30, 2014 “Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold. ." Maurice Setter

Quote of Sep 2, 2014 “The impossible can always be broken down into possibilities." Unknown

Quote of Aug 12, 2014 “Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don't count on harvesting Golden Delicious." Bill Meyer

Quote of July 29, 2014 “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated." Confucius

Quote of June 24, 2014 “Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?." Just a Question...

Quote of June 10, 2014 “Success is due less to ability than to zeal." Charles Buxton

Quote of May 6, 2014 “There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes." William J. Bennett

Quote of April 22, 2014 “Optimist: someone who isn't sure whether life is a tragedy or a comedy but is tickled silly just to be in the play." Unknown

Quote of April 1, 2014 “Success is due less to ability than to zeal." Charles Buxton

Quote of Mar 11, 2014 “We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them." Elbert Hubbard

Quote of Feb 25, 2014 “The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders." Foster's Law

Quote of Feb 4, 2014 “The simplest things are often the truest."Richard Bach

Quote of Jan 21, 2014 “There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly ." Unknown

Quote of Jan 07, 2014 “A boss knows how. A leader shows how." Unknow

Quote of Dec 24, 2013 “Actions speak louder than words (a.k.a "Talk is cheap")." Unknown

Quote of Dec 10, 2013 “Sometimes you have to sing the tune the audience wants to hear." Unknown

Quote of Nov 26, 2013 “Successes have many fathers, failures have none."Unknown

Quote of Nov 12, 2013 “If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm."Vince Lombardi

Quote of Oct 29, 2013 “The only disability in life is a bad attitude."Unknown

Quote of Oct 15, 2013 “Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene." Arthur Christopher Benson

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Quote of July 23, 2013 “Talent is what you are blessed with. Skill is how you take care of the gift. "Ben Holde

Quote of June 11, 2013 “Be courageous! Have faith! Go Forward" Thomas Edison

Quote of May 21, 2013 “A boss says ‘I’. A leader says ‘We’." Anonymous

Quote of April 30, 2013 “If you’re not serving the customer, you’d better be serving someone who is." Unknown

Quote of April 9, 2013 “Efficiency is doing better what is already being done ." Peter F. Drucker

Quote of March 26, 2013 “"Change can either challenge or threaten us...Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you." Unknown

Quote of March 12, 2013 “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." Aldous Huxley

Quote of Feb 19, 2013 “Whistle while you work." The seven dwarfs (Disney)

Quote of Feb 5, 2013 “No incentive is quite so effective as the prospect of having to live with the result of one’s work." Michael Hammer & James Champy

Quote of January 22, 2013 “The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses”" Napoleon Hill

Quote of January 8, 2013 “For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice" T.S. Eliot

Quote of December 18, 2009 “The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs" Lance Havne

Quote of December 4, 2009 “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." Winston Churchill

Quote of November 20, 2009 “Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down" William M Winans

Quote of November 6, 2009 “There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought" Laurence J. Peter

Quote of October 23, 2009 "I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure: which is: Try to please everybody." Herbert Swope

Quote of October 9, 2009 “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes." Oscar Wilde

Quote of Sept 25, 2009 “The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it." Marcus Aurelius

Quote of Sept 11, 2009 “If your company is doing well, double you training budget; if you company is not doing well, quadruple it." Thomas Peters

Quote of Aug 28, 2009 “There is nothing permanent except change." Heraclitus

Quote of Aug 14, 2009 “Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible." Unknown

Quote of July 31, 2009 “Teams do not go physically flat, they go mentally stale" Vincent Lombardi

Quote of July 17, 2009 "Leaders are problem solvers by talent and temperament, and by choice " Harlan Cleveland

Quote of July 3, 2009 "It is not always comfortable putting the customer first. " Edward Sallis

Quote of June 19, 2009 "Understanding customer needs doesn’t mean asking customers what those needs are. They’ll say only what they think they want." Hammer & Champy

Quote of June 5, 2009 "Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task" William James

Quote of May 22, 2009 "Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases - and its toll on success and happiness is heavy." " Wayne Dyer

Quote of May 8, 2009 "Make yourself necessary to someone" Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote of April 24, 2009 "Find a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life." Anonymous

Quote of April 10, 2009 "The distinction is crucial. [The workers] work ‘in’ the system; the manager works ‘on’ the system ". William Glasser

Quote of March 27, 2009 "The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual ". Vincent Lombardi

Quote of March 13, 2009 "Make yourself necessary to someone.". Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote of Feb 27, 2009 "Strength lies in differences, not in similarities" Stephen Covey

Quote of Feb 13, 2009 "There is only one valid definition of business purpose: to create a customer." Peter Drucker

Quote of Jan 30, 2009 "The job of management is not supervision, but leadership.” Deming

Quote of Jan 16, 2009 "Real profits are generated by loyal customers - not just satisfied customers.” Unknown

Quote of Jan 2, 2009 "Everybody’s business is nobody’s business.” Unknown

Quote of Dec 19, 2008 "Today’s problems come from yesterday’s ‘solutions’." Peter Senge

Quote of Dec 5, 2008 "Good things only happen when planned; bad things happen on their own." Philip Crosby

Quote of Nov 21, 2008 "Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too." Robert Half

Quote of Nov 7, 2008 "If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t you’re right." Mary Kay Ash

Quote of Oct 24, 2008 "Skilled people become the only sustainable competitive advantage." Lester Thurow

Quote of Oct 10, 2008 "Training turns good intentions into good results." Thomas Berry

Quote of Sept 26, 2008 "Employees who feel capable of solving problems, do" Patrick L. Townsend

Quote of Sept 15, 2008 "Sometimes the accounting people act as if they think the organization exists so they can keep books on it" Unknown

Quote of Aug 22, 2008 "The end result of a service is a feeling. "" Unknown

Quote of Aug 8, 2008 "A boss knows how. A leader shows how." Unknown

Quote of July 25, 2008 "A boss fixes blame. A leader fixes mistakes." Unknown

Quote of July 11, 2008 "A boss makes work drudgery.  A leader makes work interesting." Unknown

Quote of June 27, 2008 "A boss drives.  A leader leads " Unknown

Quote of June 13, 2008 "A boss creates resentment. A leader breeds enthusiam." Unknown

Quote of May 30, 2008 "A boss creates fear.  A leader creates confidence." Unknown

Quote of May 16, 2008 "Organizations, like people, develop their own personalities." Unknown

Quote of May 2, 2008 "Basically we get confused a bit about what retail is. It is really just buying things, putting them on a floor and selling them." Gerry Harvey

Quote of Apr 25, 2008 " "We want passion for our business. Workers who can interpret and execute our mission, who want to build a career, not just take a temporary job." Howard Schultz

Quote of Apr 11, 2008 " We're all working together; that's the secret " Sam Walton

Quote of Mar 28, 2008 "Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprise"" Demosthenes

Quote of Feb 29, 2008 A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts." Richard Branson

Quote of Feb 15, 2008 "Businesses are made by people. We've proven time and time again that you can have wonderful shop, and put a bloke in there who's no good, and he'll stuff it up. Put a good bloke in, and it just turns around like that."Gerry Harvey

Quote of Feb 1, 2008 " High expectations are the key to everything." Sam Walton

Quote of Jan 25, 2008 " Everything we do in Retail from Customer Service to Loss Prevention is a Process" Mitchel Martin

Quote of Jan 14, 2008 "Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish." Sam Walton

Quote of Jan 4, 2008 "When people talk about successful retailers and those that are not so successful, the customer determines at the end of the day who is successful and for what reason." Gerry Harvey

Quote of Dec 24, 2007 "Only those who are asleep make no mistakes." Jngvar Kamprad

Quote of Oct 19, 2007 "If you are not moving closer to what you want in sales (or in life), you probably aren't doing enough asking." Jack Canfield

Quote of Oct 12, 2007 ""Everything we do - in both life and business is a process. " Mitchel Martin

Quote of Oct 5, 2007 "The question is not whether we are able to change but whether we are changing fast enough. " Theodore Rubin

Quote of Sept 28, 2007 ""The question is not whether we are able to change but whether we are changing fast enough. " Unknown

Quote of Aug 31, 2007 "Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. " Bill Gates

Quote of Aug 17, 2007
"The organizational architecture is like a centipede that walks on a hundred legs; one or two legs don’t count. So if I lose one or two legs, the process will go on, the organization will go on, the growth will go on. " Unknown

Quote of July 20, 2007
"If we keep doing what we're doing, we're going to keep getting what we're getting." Stephen R. Covey

Quote of July 6, 2007
"Nothing endures but change" Heraclitus

Quote of June 29, 2007 "It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste time" Henry Ford

Quote of June 15, 2007
"Action without Vision just passes time" Unknown

Quote of June 8, 2007 "The important thing to recognize is that it takes a team, and the team ought to get credit for the wins and the losses. Successes have many fathers, failures have none" Philip Caldwell

Quote of June 1, 2007
"I don't care how much power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don't harness it and focus it on a specific target, and hold it there you're never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants" Zig Ziglar

Quote of May 25, 2007
"Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently" Unknown

Quote of May 11, 2007
"Wait around and wait around and pretty soon you won't be around " George Woodman

Quote of May 4, 2007 "Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing." Abraham Lincoln

Quote of April 28, 2007 "Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprise" Demosthenes

Quote of April 21, 2007
"Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it" Ella Williams

Quote of April 13
"In life and business, there are two cardinal sins. The first is to act precipitously without thought and the second is to not act at all." Carl Icahn

Quote of April 6, 2007
"Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun." Colleen C. Barrettt

Quote of March 31, 2007
"If we keep doing what we're doing, we're going to keep getting what we're getting." Stephen R. Covey

Quote of March 24, 2007
"The major difference between the big shot and the little shot is the big shot is just a little shot who kept on shooting." Zig Ziglar

Quote of March 17, 2007
"You can't overestimate the need to plan and prepare. In most of the mistakes I've made, there has been this common theme of inadequate planning beforehand. You really can't over-prepare in business!" Chris Corrigan

Quote of March 10, 2007 "
I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything.. at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything." Dan Millman

Quote of March 3, 2007 - "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." Walt Disney

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