Jun 102017

The surprising truth about what motivates us.

From Youtube: This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.

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Jun 062017

Mandy Harvey: Deaf Singer Earns Simon’s Golden Buzzer With Original Song – America’s Got Talent 2017

Don’t give up on your dreams.  Always keep trying.  Great motivational video.

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May 272017

Attitude Reflects Leadership

Such a great lesson how attitude reflects leadership.  Such a great video that can be used in so many situations. Business, life, sports… 90 second video with over 180k views.

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  • “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.”  ~Douglas MacArthur
  • “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.”   ~ Colin Powell
  • “It’s all right. We’re in a fight. You boys are doing all that you can do. Anybody can see that. Win or lose… We gonna walk out of this stadium tonight with our heads held high. Do your best. That’s all anybody can ask for.”  ~ Coach Boone
  • “Yeah. I hope you boys have learned as much from me this year as I’ve learned from you. You’ve taught this city how to trust the soul of a man rather than the look of him. And I guess it’s about time I joined the club.”  ~ Coach Yoast
  • “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”  ~ Thomas Jefferson
  • “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”   ~ Lou Holtz
  • “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.”  ~ Zig Ziglar

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May 122017

Digital Supply Chain Quotes

Here are some great quotes about the digital supply chain.  The digital supply chain has the potential to revolutionize supply chain but be sure you do your due diligence before making decisions on your path forward.  There is a great deal of hype coming with digital supply chain and this is why it is better to proceed with caution.  Most people know of stories where there was a great deal of promise behind a product but little value came from it.  Would like to get your thoughts on this subject.  Here are links to this topic on our LinkedIn discussion as well as our Facebook discussion.

“Those in supply chain know the impossible is possible.” ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.

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“The Internet of Things (IoT) will impact supply chain in so many ways.  Either learn about it, or get left behind.” ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.

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“The digital supply chain has the potential to completely change supply chain.  However, do your due diligence before rushing in.” ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.

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“Do your due diligence when dealing with consultants, many promise big results but deliver little.” ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.

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“Think of a 3D printer as your TV.  The same way your TV streams movies your 3D printer could download plans to make any product in your warehouse.  Is the future of warehouses the same as video stores.” ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.

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“Remember all the hype behind B2B procurement?  Some was true was was not.  Ask lots of questions about the digital supply chain.” ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.

Digital Supply Chain Quotes

“Blockbuster? Digital changed the way we rent movies. How will the digital supply chain impact the way we do business?” ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.

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“To automate you should first be sure processes are standardized and documented.” ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.

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“Imagine where your company would be if it didn’t get involved with the Internet.  That image will be similar if your company doesn’t get involved with the Internet of Things (IoT). ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.

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May 092017

Apple Steve Jobs The Crazy Ones

Steve Jobs narrates the first Think different commercial “Here’s to the Crazy Ones”. It never aired. Richard Dreyfuss did the voiceover for the original spot that aired. However Steve’s is much better 1997.  Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Branson, John Lennon (with Yoko Ono), Buckminster Fuller, Thomas Edison, Muhammad Ali, Ted Turner, Maria Callas, Mahatma Gandhi, Amelia Earhart, Alfred Hitchcock, Martha Graham, Jim Henson (with Kermit the Frog), Frank Lloyd Wright and Pablo Picasso.

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status-quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify, or vilify them. But the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”

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May 042017

Star Wars Leadership Lessons

A great number of Star Wars leadership lessons can be pulled from this 4 minute scene.

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Star Wars Quotes

  • “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” ~ Yoda
  • “In my experience there is no such thing as luck.” ~ Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • “Judge me by my size, do you?” ~ Yoda
  • “I’ve been waiting for you, Obi-Wan. We meet again, at last. The circle is now complete. When I left you, I was but the learner; now I am the master.” ~ Darth Vader
  • Who’s the more foolish: the fool, or the fool who follows him? ~ Obi-Wan Kenobi
Apr 272017

Best CEO Quotes

Here are some of the best CEO quotes.  Hope you get a lot out of the quotes.

“Take the best out of everything and adapt it to your needs.” ~ Sam Walton, founder and CEO of Walmart

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“Winning has never been about making the most.” ~ Tim Cook, CEO Apple Inc.

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“I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance.  It overcomes almost everything, even nature.” ~ John D. Rockefeller, former CEO of Standard Oil

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“My goal wasn’t to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers.” ~ Steve Wozniak, former CEO of Apple Inc.

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“At Wal-Mart, it goes back to Sam Walton and the foundation and business model that we simply operate for less, or everyday low cost.  We’re known for operating in a very efficient way and then giving those savings to customers.” ~ Mike Duke, former CEO of Walmart

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“All businesses need to be young forever.  If your customer base ages with you, you’re Woolworth’s.” ~ Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon

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  • “I always did something that I was a little not ready to do. I think that, that is how you grow. When there’s a moment of ‘Wow, I’m not so sure that I can do this, and you push through those moments, it’s then that you have a breakthrough. Sometimes that’s a sign that something really great is about to happen. You’re about to grow and learn a lot more about yourself.”  ~ Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo
  • :Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.”  ~ Jack Welch, former CEO of GE
  • “The question I ask myself like almost every day is, ‘Am I doing the most important thing I could be doing?’… Unless I feel like I’m working on the most important problem that I can help with, then I’m not going to feel good about how I’m spending my time. And that’s what this company is.” ~ Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook 
  • “You don’t need to be a genius or a visionary, or even a college graduate for that matter, to be successful. You just need framework and a dream.” ~ Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell Computers

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Apr 272017

Tony Robbins Motivation 2017 – The Secret to Explosive Growth.

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Motivation Quotes

  • “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~ Lao Tzu
  • “There is only one success: to be able to spend your life in your own way.” ~ Christopher Morley
  • “Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.” ~ Anthony Robbins
  • “Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.” ~ Helen Keller
  • “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” ~ Jimmy Johnson
  • “Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  • “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.” ~ Mary Kay Ash
  • “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” ~ Muhammad Ali

Mar 252017

Don’t let fear keep you from your dreams.

Don’t let fear keep you from your dreams. This video has over 40 million views. Don’t let obstacles stand in your way. Figure out how to get around, over, under or through your obstacles. This is such an inspirational video.

The person in the video was so nervous on his audition.  It actually made me feel uncomfortable how nervous he was.  We all have fears.  But what this shows is don’t let fear hold you back.  Don’t let fear get in the way of your dreams.  This person waited five years to try to pursue his dreams.  What are you waiting on?  What dreams do you have?  What dreams do you have for your career?

Fear has held so many people back.  We can fear failure. We can even fear being successful.  Do something today to conquer your fear.  Start facing your fear.

Fear Quotes:

  • “You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  • “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  • “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by each experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.” ~ Yoda, Star Wars
  • “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the USA
  • “Don’t let fear keep you from your dreams.”

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Mar 252017

Never Give Up!!!! Don’t Quit!!! Make your dreams happen. Motivation, success, goals……

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