If You Want To Build A Great Organization, Read And Digest These Quotes

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A good quote has the power to change how we work. Here are 10 of our favorite quotes on how to create a great organization:

On productivity.

Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.”- Paul J. Meyer

On planning.

We always plan too much and always think too little.”- Joseph Schumpeter, economist

On organizational learning.

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.”- Jack Welch, former GE CEO

On strategy.

The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.”- Michael Porter

On prioritization.

“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.”- Stephen Covey

On life.

There are three constants in life: change, choice, principles.”- Stephen Covey

On attitude.

Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.”- OG Mandiho,

On preparation.

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”- Alexander Graham Bell

On concentration.

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.”- Alexander Graham Bell

On questioning.

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”- Albert Einstein, physicist