14 april 2008

Maandagmorgen inspiratie

Voor deze maandagmorgen heb ik een lijstje uitspraken ter inspiratie. Om eens tijdens een vergadering of gesprek bij een klant te gebruiken. Altijd sexy natuurlijk om een passende quote op het juiste moment naar voren te brengen.

"In the end, an organization is nothing more than the collective capacity of its people to create value."
Lou Gerstner (1942 - )
American businessman,
former Chairman & CEO of IBM

"The best way to predict the future is to create it."
Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)
Austrian-American economist and author

"You learn more from losing than you do with winning."
John McEnroe (1959 - )
former World No. 1 professional tennis player

"You can't take care of your customers unless you take care of your people."
Paul Orfalea (1947 - )
Founder, Kinko's

"Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it every day, and at last we cannot break it."
Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)
American educator
considered the father of American education

"What we call luck, what we call chance, is what happens when preparation meets opportunity."
Will Smith (1968 - )
American actor

"Just don't give up on trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong."
Ella Fitzgerald (1917 - 1996)
American jazz singer

"Communication is the most important skill in life."
Stephen R. Covey (1932 - )
American author

"There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying."
Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)
British statesman & philosopher

"The man who does things makes mistakes, but he never makes the biggest mistake of all -- doing nothing."
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
statesman and scientist
one of America's founding fathers

"I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time."
Anna Freud (1896 - 1982)
Austrian psychoanalyst

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it."
Margaret Thatcher (1925 - )
first woman in European history
elected prime minister

"Do or do not, there is no try."
Jedi master,
from the "Star Wars" series

"We have to go for what we think we're fully capable of, not limit ourselves by what we've been in the past."
Vivek Paul (1959 - )
Indian businessman,
ranks among Barron's Most Respected CEOs

"Knowing when to keep your mouth shut is invariably more important than opening it at the right time."
Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990)
American publisher

"You can either take action or you can hang back and hope for a miracle. Miracles are great, but they are
so unpredictable."
Peter F. Drucker (1909-2005)
Austrian-American economist and author

"You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take."
Wayne Gretzky (1961 - )
Canadian hockey player & coach

"The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare."
Juma Ikangaa (1957 - )
Tanzanian marathon runner

"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change."
Charles Darwin (1809-1882)
British naturalist

"You can tell a man is clever by his answers. You can tell a man is wise by his questions."
Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006)
Egyptian novelist, Nobel Prize Laureate

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)
Indian activist

"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything."
John Wooden (1910 - )
Hall of Fame basketball coach for UCLA
won a record 10 NCAA championships

De meeste quotes heb ik overgenomen uit de dagelijkse nieuwsbrief van Justsell.com.

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