Roger's Thoughts

Here’s a gem of a webpage I came across quite by accident. I know salespeople like to add the occasional killer quote to their presentations, but where do you find such nuggets?

Well, here’s a chap that’s been writing up his ‘thought for week’ for the past decade. There’s many a snappy one-liner you could plug into your slides if this is your kind of thing. (It’s not personally mine, but that’s not to say there’s no merit in doing so).

Most appear geared towards motivation and happiness, and by way of example, I pulled out these that are roughly aligned with that age-old solution sale knuckle, change;

“Only dead fish swim with the tide.”
British inventor Trevor Baylis

“It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.”
American consultant Dr. W. Edwards Deming (1900-1993)

“There are four things that hold back human progress: ignorance, stupidity, committees and accountants.”
British civil servant Sir Charles James Lyall (1845-1920)

“One-fifth of the people are against everything all of the time.”
American politician Robert F Kennedy (1925-1968)

“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.”
English statesman William Penn (1644-1718)

“The first hurdle is the people who will not accept the change that’s already happened.”
American writer Joss Whedon

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it is going to be a butterfly.”
American architect Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983)

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