Quotes for the Week ( WEAK ? )

Quotes for the Week ( WEAK ? )  1-24-11
Kevin Linebaugh 


 

“Do not defend the inefficiencies of others.”- Dr. Donald Mallard, “Ducky” NCIS

“Circumstances do not make the man; they reveal him.” –James Allen

“Trust, in its most primitive form, is based upon authenticity, not flawlessness.”- Todd Duncan

“Make more, or desire less.”- Unknown

“You can’t do anything about the weather, and you can’t do anything about the wind, but you can adjust the altitude of the aircraft.”- Mark (in the movie The Christmas Hope)

“Figure out what’s holding you back in life, let it go and move on in life.”- Ms. Megan Sullivan
(in the movie The Christmas Blessing)

“You may not be responsible for your name, but you are responsible for what men think when they call your name.”- Zig Ziglar

“If he lies about one thing, everything he says is questionable.” –David J. Lieberman, Ph.D.

“The difference between a smart man and a wise man is that a smart man knows what to say; a wise man knows whether or not to say it.”- Frank M. Garafola

“Religion today is not transforming people; rather it is being transformed by the people. It is not raising the moral level of society; it is descending to society’s own level, and congratulating itself that it has scored a victory because society is smilingly accepting its surrender.” – A. W. Tozer

“You just don’t luck into things as much as you’d like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it’s friendships or opportunities.”~ Barbara Bush

“Eighty-five percent of the reason you get a job, keep that job, and move ahead in that job has to do with your people skills and people knowledge.”- Cavett Robert
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Quotes for the Week ( WEAK ? )  1-17-11

“No amount of skill makes up for the lack of integrity.”- Dennis Peacocke, Former Research Economist, and Business Owner www.gostrategic.org www.scsbusiness.org

“You can cut down a tree with a hammer, but it takes about 30 days. If you trade the hammer for an ax, you can cut it down in about 30 minutes. The difference between 30 days and 30 minutes is skills.” —Jim Rohn

“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot; others transform a yellow spot into the sun.” — Pablo Picasso

“What one skill, if you developed it, could have the greatest positive impact on your career? This is the key to your future.” —Brian Tracy

“What people get admired and appreciated for in community are their soft skills: their sense of humor and timing, their ability to listen, their courage and honesty, their capacity for empathy.” —M. Scott Peck

“You can’t solve a problem on the same level that it was created. You have to rise above it to the next level.” —Albert Einstein

“Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.” — Francis Bacon

“To become successful and outstanding at something, we don’t have to come up with something new; we need only find ways of doing it better.” —Earl Nightingale

“A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.” —Larry Bird

“The more you know, the less you need to say.” —Denis Waitley

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Quotes for the Week ( WEAK ? )  1-10-11  


 

“It is amazing how many businesses get into serious trouble, or even go broke, because of the unwillingness to deal effectively with an incompetent person.” – Brian Tracy www.briantracy.com
 

“If someone is going to fall flat on their face make sure you are not pushing them from behind.”- Alan Davis

 

“You can see what is in people’s hearts by their actions.”- Willie George www.churchonthemove.com
“When you deliberately bring strife and division within the staff, you weaken the staff.  Once you see this and don’t change, you are unwise and must be removed immediately ”- Kevin S. Linebaugh

“The only real measure of business leadership is results. This requires the ability to act boldly with no guarantees of success. The greatest obstacle to overcome is fear of the unknown.”- Brian Tracy www.briantracy.com

“The greater your contribution to your company’s success, the higher the salary you will demand. And the best way to be a big contributor is to practice a financially valuable skill.”- Michael Masterson

“I work for everyone that walks into a butcher shop to buy a T-bone steak.  You work for me, so what is the difference?”  – John Wayne as G.W. McLintock

“The customer is your boss; and they can fire you at any given moment!”  – Kevin Linebaugh

“There is no substitute for preparation.”- Dr. Robb Thompson

“Lead not an idle life, but be constantly employed in some honest business, whereby you may do good both to yourself and others.”- Rule XIX Rules for the Conduct of Life to Which Are Added A Few Cautions, for the use of such Freemen of London as take Apprentices.  Consider your Ways.- Hag.i.5. London: Freemen’s Orphan School at Brixton.  Printed by Marchant Singer and Co., 47 St. Mary Axe, E.C 1884.
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Quotes for the Week ( WEAK ? )  1-3-11  


 

“To be caught unprepared for unexpected setbacks is a mark of weak leadership.”-Brian Tracy www.briantracy.com

“When you blame others, you give up your power to change.”  ~Dr. Robert Anthony

“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.” –John Mason

“Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands.” –Zig Ziglar

“You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short term failures.” –Charles C. Noble

“In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, producer and profits. People come first.” Lee Iacocca

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” –Benjamin Franklin

“Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need.” –Charles Kettering

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Emptiness is a symptom that you are not living creatively. You either have no goal that is important enough to you, or you are not using your talents and efforts in a striving toward an important goal.” –Maxwell Maltz  

“Any mans life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day.” –Booker T. Washington

“To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.” –Mother Teresa

“No matter what your past has been, you have a spotless future.” –Anonymous

“If you can’t be happy where you are, it’s a cinch you can’t be happy where you ain’t.” –Charlie “Tremendous” Jones

“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” –Mike Murdock

 

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Quotes for the Week ( WEAK ? )  12-27-10  


 

“It is amazing how many businesses get into serious trouble, or even go broke, because of the unwillingness to deal effectively with an incompetent person.”- Brian Tracy www.briantracy.com
“God will always pull you through if you can stand the pull.”- Andrew Wommack www.awmi.net
“Truth can withstand examination.”- Keith Moore www.moorelife.org
“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” -Denis Waitley
“What if God took away everything you didn’t thank him for?” – Rev. Phil Taylor
“There are two things you need to learn in this life; what to resist and what to yield to.”- Keith Moore www.moorelife.org
 

“There are leaders out there that are so insecure that they would rather see the company fail than the company succeed without them.” – Kevin S. Linebaugh
 

“Customers with complaints have already been inconvenienced. Don’t add to their burden by making them wait to find out how your business will make things right.”- Eric Harvey www.walkthetalk.com
“Stick to the facts, be objective, and look for solutions, not fights, to improve your business.” – Steve Marr www.stevemarr.org
“Why is it when an unsatisfied customer returns product, that we insult them by questioning their intelligence to borderline harassment?  Not only have we made them angrier, but most likely they will not return.  Then they will tell their friends how they were mis-treated.  If you were at fault, fix it.  If the customer was at fault, fix it.  I don’t care what your company policy is, fix it.  If you don’t, your competitor will.” Kevin Linebaugh  

 

“The game of business is very much like the game of tennis.  Those who fail to master the basics of serving well, usually lose.” – Unknown
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Quotes for the Week ( WEAK ? )  12-20-10  


 

Learning/Education

“Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.”Denis Waitley

“Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can—there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.” —Sarah Caldwell

“I believe people should study a little bit every day. It should become habitual, like brushing your teeth, combing your hair, having a shower or getting dressed. Study the mind, the laws of the universe and paradigms. There’s enough information on those subjects to keep a person studying forever.”Bob Proctor

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” —Derek Bok

“The great breakthrough in your life comes when you realize that you can learn anything you need to learn to accomplish any goal that you set for yourself. This means there are no limits on what you can be, have, or do.” Brian Tracy

“The school is not the end but only the beginning of an education.” —Calvin Coolidge

“One surefire way to stay creative: force yourself to learn something new.” Harvey Mackay

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” —William Butler Yeats

“Knowing how to learn fast is the key to rapid personal growth and quick sales success. Develop your powers of focus and concentration.” Tom Hopkins

“Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” —Winston Churchill

“If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.” Jim Rohn

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Quotes for the Week ( WEAK ? )  12-13-10  


 

Follow-Through

“Have the dogged determination to follow through to achieve your goal; regardless of circumstances or whatever other people say, think, or do.” Paul Meyer

“I had rather do and not promise than promise and not do.” —Arthur Warwick

“Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you’ve signed up for a season, see it through. You don’t have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.” Jim Rohn

“There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.” —David Lloyd George

“Develop a compulsion to closure. Once you begin, refuse to stop before completion.” Brian Tracy

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” —Joe Girard

“Failure is not about insecurity. It’s about lack of execution.” Jeffrey Gitomer

“Everything depends upon execution; having just a vision is no solution.” —Stephen Sondheim

 


Trust

“You can’t drive a 2 ton truck over a 1 ton bridge of trust.”- Dennis Peacocke, Former Research Economist, and Business Owner www.gostrategic.org www.scsbusiness.org

“Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.” —Booker T. Washington

“A person will not buy from you until he is convinced that you are a friend and are acting in his best interest. You must make this clear.” Brian Tracy

“You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist.” —Indira Gandhi

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough.” —Frank Crane

“One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.” —E. M. Forster

“A man who doesn’t trust himself can never really trust anyone else.” —Cardinal De Retz

“I think we may safely trust a good deal more than we do.” —Henry David Thoreau

“Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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Quotes for the Week ( WEAK ? )  12-6-10


RELATIONSHIPS
“The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridges to cross and which ones to burn.” – David Russell

“In ancient times Samson killed 1,000 men with the jaw bone of an ass.  I have come to the conclusion that many marriages and relationships have been destroyed by the same weapon.”- Kevin Linebaugh

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”– Maya Angelou

“Every disciple needs three types of relationships in his life. He needs a ‘Paul’ who can mentor him and challenge him. He needs a ‘Barnabas’ who can come along side and encourage him. And he needs a ‘Timothy,’ someone that he can pour his life into.”– Dr. Howard Hendricks

“The right to criticize must be earned, even if the advice is constructive in nature.”
– James Dobson in What Wives Wish their Husbands Knew about Women

“Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.”-Benjamin Franklin

“Our navel is a constant reminder that we all started life connected to another human being. We spend all of our lives trying to get reconnected to someone. God created us as relational people.”– Unknown

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