Tag Quotes

The benefits of failure

Instead of asking yourself after a failed attempt: “What have I lost?” ask, “What have I gained?” i.e., redefine the meaning of failure…


Success comes to those relentless enough to discover ways over, under, around and through the obstacles that often block progress.


Here is why things like diligence, focus, priorities, to-do lists, and time management are important.

“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that’s the stuff life is made of.”

–Benjamin Franklin

On making decisions…

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

—Theodore Roosevelt


“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Nothing endures but change.” Heraclitus, 5th Century BC.

[from his universal flux doctrine]

Variant translations:

  • There is nothing permanent except change.
  • Nothing is permanent except change.
  • The only constant is change.
  • Change is the only constant.
  • Change alone is unchanging.

Q: Somebody asked: After eight years of boom-to-bust whiplash…euphoria to despondency…what is normal?

A: Change is normal…, and when that’s the case…, companies must continually adapt and modify/change their business models, structures, technologies, and most importantly, their thinking, in order to thrive in a turbulent/changing environment.

Have the courage to let go of the past, and embrace change and the unknown.