Quotes

  • We don’t learn much when everything goes right. We learn the most when things go wrong.
  • A community is a group of people who agree to grow together.
  • “If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.”
  • Companies, like people, should never change who they are so others will like them. They should find those who like them for who they are.
  • Innovators ignore the rules not out of contempt. They are simply more focused on their vision than the things that stand in the way.
  • It’s better to go slow in the the right direction than to go fast in the wrong direction.
  • Inspiration exists,but it has to find us working.
  • The future is not the place where you want to go but the place where you want to create
  • “We take responsibility for our actions at the time we perform our actions, not at the time we get caught.” – USMC Colonel
  • The giving mindset is when we happily step to the side as we walk toward someone on the sidewalk instead of expecting them to move. If everyone had a giving mindset, we’d all get to where we’re going a little faster.
  • If everything goes right, we get a good experience. If everything goes wrong, we get a good story.
  • Great leaders don’t see themselves as great; they see themselves as human.
  • Communication is not about saying what we think. Communication is about ensuring others hear what we mean.
  • Changing the world takes more than everything any one person knows, but not more than we know together. So let’s work together
  • Those who believe what we believe offer their blood, sweat and tears. Those who don’t believe what we believe demand more money or glory.
  • Even the best designers produce successful products only if their designs solve the right problems. A wonderful interface to the wrong features will fail. — Jakob Neilsen
  • Minds can be convinced but heart can only be won.
  • Any great and inspiring leader or organization that ever existed set out to do something completely unrealistic.
  • Innovation is not born from the dream, innovation is born from the struggle
  • Close to the power sometimes give peop the illusion they have the power in fact they don’t .
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupery that “perfection is achieved not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away”
  • As Anna Debenham reminds us, many users are grabbing what’s convenient, not necessarily what will give them the perfect experience
  • Don’t criticise unless you can do better — The Design of Everyday Things P73