...a person and an organization must have goals, take actions to achieve those goals, gather evidence of achievement, study and reflect on the data and from that take actions again. Thus, they are in a continuous feedback spiral toward continuous improvement. This is what 'Kaizan' means.— W. Edwards Deming
Sensational Continuous Learning quotations
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
Knowledge emerges only through invention and re-invention, through the restless, impatient, continuing, hopeful inquiry human beings pursue in the world, with the world, and with each other.
A teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself.
A lamp can never light another lamp unless it continues to burn its own flame. The teacher who has come to the end of his subject, who has no living traffic with his knowledge but merely repeats his lesson to his students, can only load their minds, he cannot quicken them.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
I've never felt that fear is my enemy.
Fear is my friend. It offers me a chance to stay alert, keep growing, continue creating something new. If you don't take that sort of risk, you learn nothing.
Gays are beginning to realize what blacks learned long ago: Unless you are out here fighting for yourself then nobody else will help you. I think the gay community has a moral obligation to continue the fight.
Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise.
View life as a continuous learning experience.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
A learning organization is an organization that is continually expanding its capacity to create its future.
Life is continued work. It's constant learning. The whole concept of retirement I don't even buy into. We should constantly be working. Maybe not physically working, but we could be spiritually, emotionally working toward bettering ourselves and bettering the lives of others around us.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.
All highly competent people continually search for ways to keep learning, growing, and improving. They do that by asking WHY. After all, the person who knows HOW will always have a job, but the person who knows WHY will always be the boss.
Learning organizations organizations where people continually expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire, where new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured, where collective aspiration is set free, and where people are continually learning how to learn together.
Learn continually - there's always "one more thing" to learn!
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
In a learning organization, leaders are designers, stewards, and teachers.
They are responsible for building organizations where people continually expand their capabilities to understand complexity, clarify vision, and improve shared mental models - that is, they are responsible for learning.
The world is a university and everyone in it is a teacher.
Make sure when you wake up in the morning you go to school.
Don't let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
Making a wrong decision is understandable. Refusing to search continually for learning is not.
Success is a process that continues, not a status that you reach.
If you are alive, there are lessons to be learned.
Take God for your spouse and friend and walk with him continually, and you will not sin and will learn to love, and the things you must do will work out prosperously for you.
Learn to say No without explaining yourself.
Friends from the press, China needs to learn more about the world, and the world also needs to learn more about China. I hope you will continue to make more efforts and contributions to deepening the mutual understanding between China and the countries of the world.
The more successful you are, the more you need to learn and grow.
Your commitment to learning has to be continuous and unrelenting.
I've learned.... That when you plan to get even with someone, you are only letting that person continue to hurt you... More
The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life what I wanted to die.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
.. even if that someone is yourself!
I cannot say this too strongly: Do not compare yourselves to others.
Be true to who you are, and continue to learn with all your might.
We've reached the end of incrementalism.
Only those companies that are capable of creating industry revolutions will prosper in the new economy.
Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you learned it.
Success comes from continuing to strive, fail and learn without losing enthusiasm.
The spiritual journey is one of continuous learning and purification.
When you know this, you become humble.
I've been fortunate to meet and work with a lot of really smart people.
The thing that strikes me most about them is how they continue to explore and learn every day. I have tried to apply that approach in my modest career as well.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
In my view, it’s irreverence, foolish confidence and naivety combined with persistence, open mindedness and a continual ability to learn that created Facebook, Google, Yahoo, eBay, Microsoft, Apple, Juniper, AOL, Sun Microsystems and others.
Continue to learn with humility, not hubris. Hubris is boring.
The disposition to continue to learn throughout life is perhaps one of the most important contributions that schools can make to an individual's development.
If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
As entrepreneurs, we must continue to ask ourselves 'What's next?' It takes humility to realize that we don't know everything, not to rest on our laurels and know that we must keep learning and observing.
Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.
I continuously go further and further learning about my own limitations, my body limitation, psychological limitations. It's a way of life for me.
Whether it's 18 years old or 40 years old, we think we know what's going on.
But if you're lucky enough to continue the journey, its amazing how we keep learning how much we didn't know.