"There is always a better strategy than the one you have; you just haven’t thought of it yet."
- Brian Pitman, former CEO of Lloyds TSB
"Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat."
- Sun Tzu
"What’s the use of running if you are not on the right road?"
- German proverb
"Planning is an unnatural process; it is much more fun to do something. The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise, rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression."
- Sir John Harvey-Jones
"Change is inevitable, growth is intentional"
- Glenda Cloud
"Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth."
- Tom Barrett
"The innovation point is the pivotal moment when talented and motivated people seek the opportunity to act on their ideas and dreams."
- W. Arthur Porter
A fool with a plan is better than a genius without a plan."
- T. Boone Pickens (from his father)
"Success is doing a thousand little things the right way … over and over again."
- Charles R. Walgreen Sr.
"The general consensus of the board was we've got nothing to lose by doing a feasibility study. That'll give us data, not just feelings and what-ifs."
- Robert Haskell
"There can be no talk of when until a feasibility study is completed."
- Viktor Khristenko
“You can observe a lot just by watching.”
- Yogi Berra
"Slow and steady wins the race."
"Observe the turtle: He progresses only with his neck out."
- American Indian saying
"Complicare e facile. Semplificare e difficile."
- Bruno Munari
"I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot ... and missed. And I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."
- Michael Jordan (in a TV commercial for Nike)
"Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so."
"You've got to be careful if you don't know where you're going 'cause you might not get there."
- Yogi Berra