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Quote of May 11, 2017 “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, 2017 “Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” Ralph Marston

Quote of March 11, 2017 “The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.” Author Unknown

Quote of February 2, 2017 “The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.” Author Unknown

Quote of January 4, 2017 “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 Feb14, 2016 “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” Japanese Proverb

Quote of Jan 31, 2016 “Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.” Art Linkletter

Quote of Jan 17, 2016 “It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.” Albert Einstein

Quote of Jan 3, 2016 “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another. ” Walter Elliott

Quote of Aug 23, 2015 “Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” Ralph Marsto

Quote of June 28, 2015 “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” Newt Gingrich

Quote of June 14, 2015 “We may be very busy, we may be very ‘efficient’, but we will also be truly ‘effective’ only when we begin with the end in mind.” Steven Covey

Quote of May 31, 2015 “The boundaries of design are the same as the problem of perception.” John Hench

Quote of May 17, 2015 “Good things only happen when planned; bad things happen on their own.” Philip Crosby

Quote of April 26, 2015 “I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoy than be a success at something I hate.” George Burns

Quote of Apr 5, 2015 "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity." Charles Mingus

Quote of Mar 8, 2015 "Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently" Henry Ford

Quote of Jan 18, 2015 "We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon " Konrad Adenauer

Quote of Jan 4, 2015 "Make your optimism come true " Unknown

Quote of Aug 10, 2014 "The world is full of cactus, but we don't have to sit on it " Will Foley

Quote of Jul 27, 2014 "Less is more." Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Quote of Jul 13, 2014 "Being in a good frame of mind helps keep one in the picture of health."Unknown

Quote of Jun 29, 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 Dec 23, 2014 "If you are still talking about what you did yesterday, you haven't done much today." Unknown

Quote of Dec 9, 2011 ““Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television."Woody Allen

Quote of Nov 25, 2011 "In order for me to look good, everybody around me has to look good. "Dr. Dois Drury

Quote of Nov 4, 2011 “There are no bad tools, just inappropriate or misused ones." Dirk Dasharme (QualityDigest Sept 07)

Quote of Oct 28, 2011 Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."Albert Einstein

Quote of Oct 14, 2011 ““… in all the things, the supreme excellence is simplicity." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Quote of Sept 30, 2011 “To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it." Conficius

Quote of Sep 2, 2011 “Go out looking for one thing, and that's all you'll ever find." Robert Flaherty

Quote of Aug 12, 2011 “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." Winston Churchill

Quote of July 29, 2011 “To discover new ways of doing something - look at a process as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." Mitchel Martin

Quote of June 24, 2011 “A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort." Herm Albright

Quote of June 10, 2011 “What is possible?  What you will." Augustus and Julius Hares

Quote of May 6, 2011 “Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities - always see them, for they're always there." Norman Vincent Peale

Quote of April 22, 2011 “The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations." Eli Kharmarov

Quote of April 1, 2011 “Be enthusiastic. Remember the placebo effect - 30% of medicine is showbiz." Ronald Spark

Quote of Mar 11, 2011 “Make your optimism come true."Unknown

Quote of Feb 25, 2011 “Be enthusiastic. Remember the placebo effect - 30% of medicine is showbiz."Ronald Spark

Quote of Feb 4, 2011 “Great leaders take available talent; highlight their skills and minimize their weaknesses. They seldom choose talent based on skills only."Mitchel Martin

Quote of Jan 21, 2011 “Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same ." Francesca Reigler

Quote of Jan 07, 2011 “The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak." Hans Hofmann

Quote of Dec 24, 2010 “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." Leonardo da Vinci

Quote of Dec 10, 2010 “It is less important what people say than it is what they do."Unknown

Quote of Nov 26, 2010 “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."Albert Einstein

Quote of Nov 12, 2010 “Perfection is achieved - not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Quote of Oct 29, 2010 “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 Oct 15, 2010 “Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude."Ralph Marston

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Quote of July 2, 2010 “Every process in your organization has a customer, and without a customer a process has no purpose. "Unknow

Quote of June 11, 2010 “Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have" Louis Boone

Quote of May 21, 2010 “Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world!" Joel Barker

Quote of April 30, 2010 “When you can’t change the direction of your wind -- adjust your sails."Unknown

Quote of April 9, 2010 “Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday." Napoleon Hill

Quote of March 26, 2010 “Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got." Peter Drucker

Quote of March 12, 2010 “The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs." Vance Havne

Quote of Feb 19, 2010 “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 Feb 5, 2010 “Creativity isn’t what’s going on inside your head, it’s what’s going on around it. " Bob Bronsden - Engineer, Disney

Quote of January 22, 2010 “A model should be as simple as it can be but no simpler”" Albert Einstin

Quote of January 8, 2010 “Every successful person I have heard of has done the best he could with the conditions as he found them, and not waited until next year for better”" Edgar Watson Howe

Quote of December 18, 2009 “The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year" Unknown

Quote of December 4, 2009 “Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." Thomas Edison

Quote of November 20, 2009 “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all." Unknown

Quote of November 6, 2009 “It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success" Havelock Ellis

Quote of October 23, 2009 "It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all " Edward De Bono

Quote of October 9, 2009 “There is no learning without mistakes" Mary Walton

Quote of Sept 25, 2009 “You may delay, but time will not" Benjamin Franklin

Quote of Sept 11, 2009 “Genuine change is never a function of dominance, or even education, but of empathy and common ground." Alan Briskin

Quote of Aug 28, 2009 “Quality is not an abstraction; it’s a measurable, manageable business issue " John Guaspari

Quote of Aug 14, 2009 “If you put good people in bad systems you get bad results. You have to water the flowers you want to grow" Steven Covey

Quote of July 31, 2009 “When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy." Norman Vincent Peale

Quote of July 17, 2009 “It’s not what the vision is, it’s what the vision does." Robert Fritz

Quote of July 3, 2009 "“I hear, I forget. I see; I remember. I do, I understand. " Chinese Proverb

Quote of June 19, 2009 "Why spend all this time finding, fixing and fighting when you could have prevented the problem in the first place." Philip Crosby

Quote of June 5, 2009 "There are no bad process modeling tools. However there are many poor modelers. " Mitchel Marti

Quote of May 22, 2009 "Don't fool yourself that important things can be put off till tomorrow; they can be put off forever, or not at all" Mignon McLaughlin

Quote of May 8, 2009 "Plans are nothing. Planning is everything" Dwight Eisenhower

Quote of April 24, 2009 "If anything can go wrong, it will." Anonymous

Quote of April 10, 2009 "We may be very busy, we may be very ‘efficient’, but we will also be truly ‘effective’ only when we begin with the end in mind." Steven Covey

Quote of March 27, 2009 "Simplicity requires more craftsmanship and effort ". Chris Turner - Concept Designer, Disney

Quote of March 13, 2009 "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; and optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.". Winston Churchill

Quote of Feb 27, 2009 "None of us is as smart as all of us" Japanese Proverb

Quote of Feb 13, 2009 "Not everything that counts can be counted; not everything that can be counted counts." Albert Einstein

Quote of Jan 30, 2009 "Efficiency Isn’t Always Effectiveness.” Christine Day

Quote of Jan 16, 2009 "An organization is only as effective as its processes.” Geary Rummler

Quote of Jan 2, 2009 "Nothing great was ever created without enthusiasm." Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote of Dec 19, 2008 "Winning starts with beginning." Unknown

Quote of Dec 5, 2008 "I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoy than be a success at something I hate." George Burns

Quote of Nov 21, 2008 "Enthusiasm is the way you trigger other people's emotions so they instinctively help and support you.." Paul Meyer

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 "Never believe people who tell you not to bother because they’ve tried something already." Katie Roser, Set Designer, Disney

Quote of Oct 10, 2008 "Believe one who knows by experience." Unknown

Quote of Sept 26, 2008 "Process Improvement begins with "Thinking Big" and "Starting Small" M Martin

Quote of Sept 15, 2008 "The optimist sees opportunity in every danger, the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity.” Winston Churchill

Quote of Aug 29, 2008 "Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.” Unknown

Quote of Aug 22, 2008 "Life would be substantially more difficult without standards.” Unknown

Quote of Aug 15, 2008 "Take away the cause, and the effect ceases.” Cervantes

Quote of Aug 1, 2008 "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle

Quote of July 11, 2008 "Life would be substantially more difficult without standards.” Unknown

Quote of June 27, 2008 "Knowledge is a key ingredient of quality.” Unknown

Quote of June 13, 2008 "When you can’t change the direction of your wind -- adjust your sails.” Unknown

Quote of May 30, 2008 "A boss relies on authority. A leader relies on cooperation." Unknown

Quote of May 16, 2008 "You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." Margaret Thatcher

Quote of May 2, 2008 "There are people no matter where you go that think they know how you should teach them what you know – though they don’t know it themselves." Unknown

Quote of Apr 18, 2008 "There is a certain degree of satisfaction in having the courage to admit one's errors. It not only clears up the air of guilt and defensiveness, but often helps solve the problem created by the error" Dale Carnegie

Quote of Apr 11, 2008 ""We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon "" Konrad Adenauer

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

Quote of Feb 29, 2008 "Your current safe boundries were once unknown frontiers. "

Quote of Feb 15, 2008 "Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds. "Norman Vincent Peale

Quote of Feb 1, 2008 "The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow" Rupert Murdoch

Quote of Jan 18, 2008 "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" Leonardo Da Vinci

Quote of Jan 4, 2008 "It's through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we've always mapped our path at Dell. There's always an opportunity to make a difference. " Michael Dell

Quote of Dec 14, 2007 "We may need to solve problems not by removing the cause but by designing the way forward even if the cause remains in place. " Edward De Bono

Quote of Dec 7, 2007 "In order for me to look good, everybody around me has to look good. "Dr. Dois Drury

Quote of Nov 23, 2007 "You've got to love what you do to really make things happen. " Philip Green

Quote of Nov 2, 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" Henry Ford

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, 2007
"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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