The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.— Abraham Lincoln
Astounding Business Change quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
Eliminate the clutter and all the things that are going on outside and focus on the things that you can control with how you sort of go about and take care of your business. That's something that's ongoing, and it can never change.
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
When the facts change, I change my mind.
It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow.
Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to escape from.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
All progress depends on the unreasonable man.
The biggest risk is not taking any risk.
.. In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
When parents see their children's problems as opportunities to build the relationship instead of as negative, burdensome irritations, it totally changes the nature of parent-child interaction. Parents become more willing, even excited, about deeply understanding and helping their children. . . . This paradigm is powerful in business as well.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
Today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness.
The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.
If you think you can't, you're right.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
I’m encouraging young people to become social business entrepreneurs and contribute to the world, rather than just making money. Making money is no fun. Contributing to and changing the world is a lot more fun.
Success is not necessarily about connections, or cutting corners, or chamba - the three Cs of bad business. Call it trite, but believe me: success can be achieved through hard work, frugality, integrity, responsiveness to change, and most of all, boldness to dream.
A competitive world offers two possibilities. You can lose. Or, if you want to win, you can change.
Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.
Marketing is not an event, but a process It has a beginning, a middle, but never an end, for it is a process. You improve it, perfect it, change it, even pause it. But you never stop it completely.
Nearly 100% of innovation-from business to politics-is inspired not by "market analysis" but by people who are supremely pissed off by the way things are.
Focus and simplicity...once you get there, you can move mountains.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
The nature of the global business environment guarantees that no matter how hard we work to create a stable and healthy organisation, our organisation will continue to experience dramatic changes far beyond our control.
Sustainability at Nike means being laser-focused on evolving our business model to deliver profitable growth while leveraging the efficiencies of lean manufacturing, minimizing our environmental impact and using the tools available to us to bring about positive change across our entire supply chain.
Remember that the six most expensive words in business are: 'We've always done it that way'
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.
The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.
It's a very good time for horror. This business certainly has changed, but there's still room for serious horror films. Look at 28 Days Later, that's not a tongue-in-cheek picture.
Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong.
The business changes. The technology changes. The team changes. The team members change. The problem isn't change, per se, because change is going to happen; the problem, rather, is the inability to cope with change when it comes.
How many businesses do you know that want to cut their revenue in half? That's why the healthcare system won't change the healthcare system.
The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.
When we started, it was based on lies.
It's changing now. There are no secrets in the business. You've got to come with the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. It's becoming very confusing.
When sustainability is viewed as being a matter of survival for your business, I believe you can create massive change.