We were inspired by a page on the Irish Titan web site that listed quotes that have inspired them. This is a pretty cool idea and we want to share some of whats have shaped us as well. We may have lost track of who said these first but we are not taking credit for any of them. We would be interested in things that have inspired you as well.
We have a Strategic Plan. It’s called Doing Things! - Herb Kelleher
If you reach a door which does not open; do you pull harder or push?
What bad news do you keep from yourself?
“Blame no one. Expect nothing. Do something.”
You can be a cheetah or an antelope. Either way your gonna have to start running.
Change rarely comes when we are comfortable.
The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen. - Lee Iacocca
"If you have more than 3 priorities then you don't have any" - Jim Collins
Quieting the Lizard Brain: Thrash Early - Seth Godin
Begin each day as if it had a purpose.
A "stop doing" list is often more important than a "to do" list.
Work worth paying for. Distinctive Competence. - Tom Peters
Look for what is missing.
Are you spending your time planting trees or pulling weeds?
The Reality Habit.
Nothing is more expensive than waste.
Only those who take complete responsibility for their lives will achieve their dreams.
Life is the result of a million small decisions.
Give people responsibilities; not jobs.
Stress is caused by non-productive tasks. Said another way; doing what you know you shouldn't be or not doing what you know you should.
Live up to your potential. Don't limit someone else's.
Purpose vs. Panic. Important vs. Urgent.
Never confuse motion with progress. Sheets and a blanket.
Success is a habit. So is failure.
What have you done today to make the world a better place?When in doubt; do something! If you have two paths and you're not sure which one is right, take the fastest path. What's true in physics about objects in motion is true when you're trying to accomplish something. It's easier to keep moving and changing course than when you're sitting and thinking and thinking.
Think Big, Start Small, Scale Fast