Simon Sinek Quotes
Simon O. Sinek (born October 9, 1973) is a British/American author, motivational speaker and marketing consultant. He is the author of three books including the 2009 best seller Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action (2009).
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More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it's bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions.
It's important to slow down, every now and then, for no other reason than to call someone to say 'Hi.' It doesn't have to be a long conversation. Just calling out of the blue does more to let someone know you still care about them than nearly anything else.
During World War II, the pilot losses were staggering. In some bombing raids, as many as 80% of the planes that left did not return.
Multi-millionaires who pay half or less than half of the percentage of tax the rest of us pay justify their actions by saying they pay what the law requires. Though true, the fact is they found ways within the law to beat the purpose of the law - which, in the case of taxes, is that we all pay our fair share.
Though we may have desires or bold goals, for whatever reason, most of us don't think we can achieve something beyond what we're qualified to achieve. Why, I ask, do we let reality interfere with our dreams?
I look for the hotels that have figured out the comfortable balance - a modern room that is well designed, and really clean sheets.
Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting and, most importantly, a way of communicating.
Believing that your competition is stronger and better than you pushes you to better yourselves.
Words may inspire, but only ACTION creates change. Most of us live our lives by accident - we live life as it happens. Fulfillment comes when we live our lives on purpose.
Optimists focus on the place they are going. Pessimists focus on the obstacles along the route. To become an optimist simply look ahead.
What I thought I developed all of those years ago was a pattern to understand communication.