Twelve Insights for 2021 – And Beyond

Twelve Insights for 2021 - And Beyond

As we come towards the end of this wild and crazy year, you might be looking ahead to a very different 2021. In this episode, I share 12 quotations I use with my audiences and clients when talking about innovation, change, disruption, leadership, and making a difference.

Here’s the list of the quotations:

  1. “We’re not broken, just bent.” – P!nk
  2. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Ian MacLaren
  3. “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.” – Upton Sinclair
  4. “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” – Charles Darwin
  5. “It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  6. “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” – Josh Billings
  7. “When my information changes, I change my mind. Why, what do you do, sir?” – John Maynard Keynes
  8. “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” – Maya Angelou
  9. “Give us the tools and we will finish the job.” – Winston Churchill
  10. “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.” – Mike Tyson
  11. “In theory, there’s no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is.” – Benjamin Brewster
  12. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin

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