Success isn't owned. It's leased and rent is due every day.— J. J. Watt
Helpful Constant Improvement quotations
Success isn't owned - it's leased. And rent is due every day. Every single day, someone's coming for your job. Someone's coming for your greatness. If you're the greatest, someone wants to be the greatest, and so if you're not constantly improving your game, somebody else is.
Each day we must strive for constant and never ending improvement.
The Kaizen Philosophy assumes that our way of life - be it our working life, our social life, or our home life - deserves to be constantly improved.
Excellent firms don't believe in excellence -- only in constant improvement and constant change.
The distance between number one and number two is always a constant.
If you want to improve the organization, you have to improve yourself and the organization gets pulled up with you. That is a big lesson. I cannot just expect the organization to improve if I don't improve myself and lift the organization, because that distance is a constant.
Excellent firms don't believe in excellence - only in constant improvement and constant change.
No one ever got ahead by going through the motions.
You have to constantly be improving yourself. Make your life the masterpiece you want it to be.
The closest you can get to perfection is constant improvement.
If you forget you have to struggle for improvement you go backward.
Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
We're supposed to be perfect our first day on the job and then show constant improvement.
Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.
Self-criticism is not "love," and it is certainly not indifferent.
It's a form of hatred. And when I name that, when I see it for what it is (raw and uncomfortable and saddening), when I refuse to sugar-coat self criticism, judgment, agitation, and constantly trying to improve myself, then I'm one quantum leap closer to freedom.
Learning from mistakes and constantly improving products is a key in all successful companies.
We need to make sure we have the best people we can in our operations, and that is a constant challenge. There is always room to improve.
No matter what your product is, you are ultimately in the education business.
Your customers need to be constantly educated about the many advantages of doing business with you, trained to use your products more effectively, and taught how to make never-ending improvement in their lives.
Become addicted to constant and never-ending self-improvement.
I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces, for they are the sugar to which all are attracted.
Commit to CANI! -- Constant And Never-ending Improvement
Technology is constantly improving our lives.
Look at the cellular telephone. Just ten years ago, virtually nobody was able to get into a car crash caused by trying to steer and dial at the same time; today, people do this all the time.
Don't limit your challenges; challenge your limits. Each day we must strive for constant and never ending improvement.
Normal fear protects us; abnormal fear paralyses us. Normal fear motivates us to improve our individual and collective welfare; abnormal fear constantly poisons and distorts our inner lives. Our problem is not to be rid of fear but, rather to harness and master it.
But democracy isn't a state of perfection. It has to be improved, and that means constant vigilance.
The Alexander Technique gives us all things we have been looking for in a system of physical education: relief from strain due to maladjustment, and constant improvement in physical and mental health. We cannot ask for more from any system; nor, if we seriously desire to alter human beings in a desirable direction, can we ask for any less.
I have run two Olympic 'A' standard times over the past 12 months and with the time I ran at the African Championships last week I know my speed and fitness are constantly improving so that I will peak in time for the Olympics.
Do what you can on this plane to relieve suffering by constantly working on yourself to be an instrument for the cessation of suffering. To me, that's what the emerging game is all about.
There is an urgent need to examine old opinions and look at things from a new viewpoint. There must be an increase in the joy one takes in an object, and the photographer should become fully conscious of the splendid fidelity of reproduction made possible by his technique. Nature, after all, is not so poor that she requires constant improvement.
Constant hammering on one nail will generally drive it home at last, so that it can be clinched. When a man's undivided attention is centered on one object, his mind will constantly be suggesting improvements of value, which would escape him if his brain was occupied by a dozen different subjects at once.
Microsoft has had its success by doing low-cost products and constantly improving those products and we've really redefined the IT industry to be something that's about a tool for individuals.
In Gillette's case, they keep surfing along new technology which is fairly simple by the standards of microchips. But it's hard for competitors to do. So they've been able to stay constantly near the edge of improvements in shaving.
The invention of gunpowder and the constant improvement of firearms are enough in themselves to show that the advance of civilization has done nothing practical to alter or deflect the impulse to destroy the enemy, which is central to the very idea of war.
You must have a supplier relationship of constant improvement.
Umpires, like players, are expected to show constant improvement each season and at each level. Inconsistent plate work and the inability to handle situations are probably the two biggest problems that minor league umpires face.
Every time my cameras go out on a movie, we learn something new and then we take what we learn and we put it into the next generation of the cameras so we're constantly improving. It's kind of like building a race car, racing it, then running back to the shop and working on the engine some more and tinkering with it to improve it.