Motivate them, train them, care about them, and make winners out of them… they’ll treat the customers right. And if customers are treated right, they’ll come back.
—J. W. Marriott, Jr. (American Businessperson)
Better is the enemy of good.
—Voltaire (French Philosopher)
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.
—Hermann Hesse (German-born Swiss Poet)
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
—Beverly Sills (American Singer)
Fear and guilt are unpleasant bedfellows who disturb our sleep.
There are two big forces at work, external and internal. We have very little control over external forces such as tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, disasters, illness, and pain. What really matters is the internal force. How do I respond to those disasters? Over that, I have complete control.
—Leo Buscaglia (American Motivational Speaker)
Nonchalance is the ability to remain down to earth when everything else is up in the air.
A friendship can weather most silly things and thrive in thin soil – but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small silly presents every so often – just to save it from drying out completely.
Why not go out on a limb? That’s where the fruit is.
—Will Rogers (American Actor)
What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.