Wednesday, September 5, 2012

ReTHINK: Getz Inspired

Collection of inspiring quotes to inspire your day...

On Success

“Success is the satisfaction of feeling that one is realizing one’s ideal.”
Anna Pavlova

“A great life is nothing more than a series of well lived days strung together like a necklace of pearls.”
Robin Sharma

“To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

“Sustained happiness comes, not from what we get but from what we give.”
Robin Sharma

“Never sacrifice happiness for the sake of achievement. The real key to life is to happily achieve.”
Robin Sharma

“Success, like happiness, cannot be pursued. It must ensue. And it only does so as the unintended side of one’s personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself.”
Viktor Frankl

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.”
George Eliot

“What would do today if you had a deep knowing that it was impossible to fail?”
Robin Sharma

“A long, healthy and happy life is the result of making contributions, of having meaningful projects that are personally exciting and contribute to and bless the lives of others.”
Hans Selye

“The giant key to success is to deal with the challenges of the moment without losing sight of the promises of the future.”
Robin Sharma

“A reputation for one thousand years may depend upon the conduct of a single moment.”
Ernest Bramah

“Here is an acronym for sustained success in your career: ABDOV. Always Be Delivering Outrageous Value.”
Robin Sharma

On Leadership

“The leader of the past knew how to tell, the leader of the future will know how to ask.”
Peter Drucker

“Life is too short to be little.”

“The person who makes promises to everyone ultimately pleases no one.”
Robin Sharma

“It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.”
Motto of the Christopher Society

“The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but no vision.”
Hellen Keller

“Don’t surrender leadership of your life to your moods”
Robin Sharma

“Leadership is not about executive position or title. It is about connection and influence. At its highest, leadership is all about adding value to the world and blessing lives through the work you do.”
Robin Sharma

“...I think that ideally that is how a company works. It becomes a place of ideas, not a place of position.”
Jack Welch

“The best way to influence your children is to lead by example.”

“The price of greatness is responsibility.”
Winston Churchill

“The deeper the relationship, the more effective the leadership. Relationship-building is Job #1 for any leader. Why? Because people will not follow you if they do not trust you. And people will not lend you a hand until you first touch their heart.”
Robin Sharma

“No one can defeat us unless we first defeat ourselves.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Leadership strategy must not be driven by a quest for more money but a commitment for greater humanity.”
Robin Sharma

“Leadership is about coaching people around their weaknesses and celebrating their magnificent strengths.”

“He who praises everybody, praises nobody.”
Robin Sharma

“Life is fair. The amount of wealth you experience will be a function of how much value you create for others.”
“You are far more powerful than you know.”
Robin Sharma

“As CEO, I don’t have all the answers, just the questions.”
Malcolm Bricklin, CEO of Visionary Vehicles and automotive revolutionary

“Spend some time in silence today. Leader, know thyself. Self-awareness precedes self- mastery.”
Robin Sharma

“At the end of your life, what you will most regret will be the deeds left undone and the words left unspoken.”
Robin Sharma

“Remember, no matter what your background is and what your current circumstances are, you have the capacity to take action. This is one of the golden threads of humanity - we all have the power to act in a way that will improve the quality of our lives.”

“All it takes is one match to light a forest fire.”
Robin Sharma

“If you don’t try, you’ll never know. Stop assuming a “no”. Where would the world be if the great ones assumed they’d fail?”

“Life is too short to play small.”
Robin Sharma

“Each day is an opportunity to craft your best life. Each day brings a chance to choose your greatness.”
Robin Sharma

“Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.”
Jack Nicklaus