greatness

A Quote by Jim Collins on greatness and business

Indeed, the real question is not, "Why greatness?" but "What work makes you feel compelled to try to create greatness?" if you have to ask the question, "Why should we try to make it great? Isn't success enough?" then you're probably int he wrong line of work.

Jim Collins

Source: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't, Pages: 209

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A Quote by Jim Collins on discipline and greatness

Everyone would like to be the best, but most organizations lack the discipline to figure out with egoless clarity what they can be the best at and the will to do whatever it takes to turn the potential into reality.

Jim Collins

Source: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't, Pages: 128

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A Quote by Jim Collins on greatness and focus

Focusing solely on what you can potentially do better than any other organizaton is the only path to greatness.

Jim Collins

Source: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't, Pages: 100

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A Quote by Jim Collins on greatness and fundamentals

The only way to remain great is to keep on applying the fundamental principles that made you great.

Jim Collins

Source: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't, Pages: 108

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A Quote by John Eliot on changing the world, greatness, and genius

History, though, shows us that the people who end up changing the world—the great political, scientific, social, technological, artistic, even sports revolutionaries—are always nuts, until they’re right, and then they’re geniuses.

John Eliot

Source: Overachievement: The New Model for Exceptional Performance

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on aim, doubt, emptiness, evil, greatness, happiness, men, philosophy, and thinking

Philosophy takes as her aim the state of happiness...she shows us what are real and what are only apparent evils. She strips men's minds of empty thinking, bestows a greatness that is solid and administers a check to greatness where it is puffed up and all an empty show; she sees that we are left no doubt about the difference between what is great and what is bloated.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on direction, greatness, leadership, and questions

Greatness means leading the way.- No stream is large and copious of itself, but becomes great by receiving and leading on so many tributary streams. It is so, also, with all intellectual greatnesses. It is only a question of some one indicating the direct

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Bob Proctor on greatness

It's the little things you do that can make a big difference. What are you attempting to accomplish? What little thing can you do today that will make you more effective? You are probably only one step away from greatness.

Bob Proctor

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A Quote by Ayn Rand on betrayal, courage, and greatness

Anything may be betrayed, anyone may be forgiven, but not those who lack the courage of their own greatness.

Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982)

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A Quote by Les Brown on greatness and journeys

You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.

Les Brown

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