Every organization needs to be introspective, transparent, and honest with itself. This only works if everyone is unified on the goals and purposes of the organization and there is trust within the team. High-performing, successful organizations build cultures of introspection and trust and never lose sight of their purpose.— Colin Powell
Astounding Transparent quotations
Good design is obvious, great design is transparent.
I never wish to be easily defined. I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid and non-perceivable; more like a transparent, paradoxically iridescent creature rather than an actual person.
Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.
Speak the truth. Transparency breeds legitimacy.
Speak the truth. Transparency breeds legitimacy.
A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.
Trust, honesty, humility, transparency and accountability are the building blocks of a positive reputation. Trust is the foundation of any relationship.
Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage.
Call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically, that was really, really critical for the thing to pass.
Secrecy is the linchpin of abuse of power, .
. . its enabling force. Transparency is the only real antidote.
My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government. We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in Government.
A successful life is an authentic life.
Happiness and creativity rest on a foundation of transparency to yourself and others. Knowing your own heart and speaking clearly to others keep you on the path.
While transparency reduces corruption, good governance goes beyond transparency in achieving openness. Openness means involving the stakeholders in decision-making process. Transparency is the right to information while openness is the right to participation.
Perfect sincerity and transparency make a great part of beauty, as in dewdrops, lakes, and diamonds.
Smile and others will smile back. Smile to show how transparent, how candid you are. Smile if you have nothing to say. Most of all, do not hide the fact you have nothing to say nor your total indifference to others. Let this emptiness, this profound indifference shine out spontaneously in your smile.
But nothing is more opaque than absolute transparency.
God is not about using the mighty but the willing.
He is not into using amazing people, just ones who prepared to lay their lives down to him. God is not looking for extraordinary, exceptionally gifted people, just laid down lovers of Jesus who will carry his glory with transparency and not take it for themselves
A modern building should derive its architectural significance solely from the vigour and consequence of its own organic proportions. It must be true to itself, logically transparent, and virginal of lies or trivialities.
I think the currency of leadership is transparency.
You've got to be truthful. I don't think you should be vulnerable every day, but there are moments where you've got to share your soul and conscience with people and show them who you are, and not be afraid of it.
Transparency is all about letting in and embracing new ideas, new technology and new approaches. No individual, entity or agency, no matter how smart, how old, or how experienced, can afford to stop learning.
Eyes so transparent that through them the soul is seen.
Transparency is for those who carry out public duties and exercise public power.
Privacy is for everyone else.
Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency.
The best way to prove the clearness of our mind, is by showing its faults;
as when a stream discovers the dirt at the bottom, it convinces us of the transparency and purity of the water.
Our souls should be like a transparent crystal through which God can be perceived.
The idea that God is a worthy recipient of our gratitude for the blessings of life but should not be held accountable for the disasters is a transparently disingenuous innovation of the theologians.
Transparency is the new objectivity.
Secrecy was the problem; transparency the obvious cure.
When you grow up in a family of languages, you develop a kind of casual fluency, so that languages, though differently colored, all seem transparent to experience.
Standing on the bare ground,--my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space,--all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God.
I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
Whiteness allows the architectural ideas to be understood most clearly - the difference between opacity and transparency, solid and void, structure and surface. These things are more perceptible in a white environment. They have a greater clarity.
If I just produce the transparent ideal accepted by the Western experts, a process of privatization which will be very good but never happen, that means nothing.
For me a stained glass window is a transparent partition between my heart and the heart of the world.
The tongue is more easily controlled than the features of the face;
and though the heart may be secret, the face is transparent.
In an era of transparency, you can have innovation without branding, but you cannot have branding without innovation.