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1. “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”

Tags : Enemies Forgiveness Strategy
Author : Oscar Wilde

2. “This is stupid.""Look. You think how stupid people are most of the time. Old men drink. Women at a village fair. Boys throwing stones at birds. Life. The foolishness and the vanity, the selfishness and the waste. The pettiness, the silliness. You think in war it must be different. Must be better. With death around the corner, men united against hardship, the cunning of the enemy, people must think harder, faster, be...better. Be heroic.Only it's just the same. In fact do you know, because of all that pressure, and worry, and fear, it's worse. There aren't many men who think clearest when the stakes are highest. So people are even stupider in war than the rest of the time. Thinking about how they'll dodge the blame, or grab the glory, or save their skins, rather than about what will actually work. There's no job that forgives stupidity more than soldiering. No job that encourages it more.”

Tags : Pride Strategy Stupidity War
Source : The Heroes

3. “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.”

Tags : Enemies Mistakes Strategy

4. “A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.”

Tags : Advice Enemies Foolishness Friends Friendship Strategy War Wisdom
Source : The Art of Worldly Wisdom

5. “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.”

Tags : Diplomacy Strategy Victory War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

6. “Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.”

Tags : Business Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

7. “Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.”

Tags : Choice Evil Invitation Strategy
Source : The Art of Worldly Wisdom

8. “The requirement for the United States to craft a national security strategy (NSS) document was first codified in the National Security Act of 1947, and amended by the Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986. The 1986 amendment requires the President to submit the document on an annual basis to Congress to provide a comprehensive report on U.S. national security strategy. Both pieces of legislation mandate that the strategy include a "comprehensive description and discussion of worldwide interests, goals, and objectives...that are vital to the national security of the United States." It would also address foreign policy, world wide military commitments, U.S. national defense capabilities, short- and long-term uses of the elements of national power, and the requirement to have the strategy transmitted to Congress in both classified and unclassified form. A number of national security strategies were developed over time prior to the Goldwater-Nichols legislation, to include what many believe was the most significant grand strategy of the era, NSC-68, the key containment strategy against Soviet and Chinese communism. All were crafted during the pre-Goldwater-Nichals Act period at the classified level.”

Tags : Congress National Security President Strategy
Author : Alan Stolberg

9. “It is a long-cherished tradition among a certain type of military thinker that huge casualties are the main thing. If they are on the other side then this is a valuable bonus.”

Tags : Battle Casualties Military Strategy Tactics War
Source : Jingo

10. “Whenever we want to combat our enemies, first and foremost we must start by understanding them rather than exaggerating their motives.”

Tags : Argument Battle Biased Debate Enemies Exaggeration Fallacies Fallacy Motives Purpose Reason Strategy Straw Man Straw Man Fallacy Strawman Strawman Fallacy Tactic Unbiased Understanding War
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Killosophy

11. “Study the past if you would define the future.”

Tags : Direction Future History Learning Moving Forward Past Strategy
Author : Confucius

12. “Life is like butter - when things cool down it can be reshaped”

Tags : Accomplishment Action Alan Sheinwald Art Attributed Be Yourself Belief Confidence Experience Faith Fitting In Freedom Funny Human Nature Light Pessimism Planning Plans Reality Romance Smile Smiling Strategy Strength Those Who Matter
Source : Alan Sheinwald is Building a Perfect Home

13. “If your enemy is secure at all points, be prepared for him. If he is in superior strength, evade him. If your opponent is temperamental, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant. If he is taking his ease, give him no rest. If his forces are united, separate them. If sovereign and subject are in accord, put division between them. Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected .”

Tags : Preparation Security Strategy Tactics War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

14. “Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible; and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands.”

Tags : Enemies Fate Hands Inaudible Invisible Learning Secrets Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

15. “Injuries, therefore, should be inflicted all at once, that their ill savour being less lasting may the less offend; whereas, benefits should be conferred little by little, that so they may be more fully relished.”

Tags : Machiavelli Political Philosophy Politics Shrewdness Strategy
Source : The Prince

16. “It was badly received by the generation to which it was first addressed, and the outpouring of angry nonsense to which it gave rise is sad to think upon. But the present generation will probably behave just as badly if another Darwin should arise, and inflict upon them that which the generality of mankind most hate—the necessity of revising their convictions. Let them, then, be charitable to us ancients; and if they behave no better than the men of my day to some new benefactor, let them recollect that, after all, our wrath did not come to much, and vented itself chiefly in the bad language of sanctimonious scolds. Let them as speedily perform a strategic right-about-face, and follow the truth wherever it leads.”

Tags : Ancients Anger Benefactor Biology Charitable Charles Darwin Convictions Darwin Evolution Generation Hatred Nonsense Reception Revision Sanctimony Science Scolds Strategy Truth Wrath

17. “Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.”

Tags : Ambition Business Career Commitment Determination Dreams Entrepreneur Faith Genius Hobbies Insanity Living Passion Patience Peace Perfection Perfectionist Perseverance Persistence Power Priorities Risk Sanity Strength Success
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Killosophy

18. “Organize, don't agonize.”

Tags : Agony Organization Preparation Strategy
Author : Nancy Pelosi

19. “ReThink culture, because it is the foundation of all strategic success.”

Tags : Attitude Change Management Happiness At Work Leadership Mindset New World Of Work Organisational Culture Strategy Tony Dovale
Author : Tony Dovale

20. “Abolishing hierarchies thus means that people would not have set roles or tasks, but rather that these are in line with their skills and the necessary performance at a given time”

Tags : Hierarchy Organisational Culture Organizational Culture Strategy
Source : The Sustainable Organisation - a paradigm for a fairer society: Think about sustainability in an age of technological progress and rising inequality

21. “You cannot intimidate people with real bullets, but you can intimidate them with fake gun.”

Tags : Advertisement Amit Kalantri Amit Kalantri Quotes Bullets Catch Line Catchphrase Counterfeit Inspirational Motivational Philosophy Presence Of Mind Proverbs Sangfroid Showmanship Slogans Strategy Tagline Terrifying Tricks War Wisdom
Author : Amit Kalantri

22. “Kestrel's cruel calculation appalled her. This was part of what had made her resist the military: the fact that she could make decisions like this, that she did have a mind for strategy, that people could be so easily become pieces in a game she was determined to win...”

Tags : Kestrel Military Strategy
Source : The Winner's Curse

23. “Every advantage is temporary.”

Tags : Acceptance Advantage Relationships Strategy

24. “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometime frown too much with you at your back.”

Tags : Acid Calumny Counterfeit Deception Decievers Demon Devil Fake Hatred Hurt Incessant Negative Plot Ploy Pretence Swindle Toxic People Troubesome People Trouble Villain

25. “All I had done was to improve on their strategy, and it was the beginning of a very important lesson in life - that anytime you find someone more successful than you are, especially when you're both engaged in the same business - you know they're doing something that you aren't.”

Tags : Business Business Advice Strategy
Author : Malcolm X
Source : The Autobiography of Malcolm X

26. “Any man who retreats into a cave which has only one opening deserves to die.”

Tags : Critical Thinking Depression Despair Leadership Strategy
Author : Frank Herbert
Source : Dune

27. “When you know your enemy is invincible,run and hide, or may do business with him.”

Tags : Enemy Invincible Strategy
Author : Toba Beta
Source : My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

28. “Giving these lil’ fellas a gun was important to keep the name of the Rebellions strong, because whenever the name drops, it’s only a matter of time before someone kicks your door in. Scrooge, former leader of the Rebellion Raiders street gang that once boasted of having some ten thousand members”

Tags : Back Up Plan Brand Name Carrying Weapons Community Policing Forward Thinking Gang Addiction Gang Intervention Gang Leaders Gang Members Gang Pride Position To Win Protecting Your Name Protection Ready Ready For Action Rebellion Raiders Reliable Reputation Strategy Strong Support Trust Turf Wars Violence Addiction
Author : Drexel Deal
Source : The Fight of My Life is Wrapped Up in My Father

29. “The leaders at that time believed so much in protecting the name and the reputation of the gang, that I along with one or two other individuals who were still in school who were trusted, responsible, and ready were given weapons to take to school to make sure that if anything arises, the matter would be dealt with properly. They made sure that even if their presence were not there during a fight, we were in a position to properly defend ourselves. Troit Lynes, former death row inmate of Her Majesty Prison”

Tags : Back Up Plan Carrying Weapons Community Policing Forward Thinking Gang Addiction Gang Intervention Gang Leaders Gang Members Gang Pride Position To Win Protecting Your Name Protection Ready Ready For Action Rebellion Raiders Reliable Reputation School Gangs Strategy Strong Support Trust Turf Wars Violence Addiction
Author : Drexel Deal
Source : The Fight of My Life is Wrapped Up in My Father

30. “Don't interpret anything too much. This is time waster number 1.”

Tags : Focus Happiness Happy Interpret Interpretation Life Life Lessons Millionaire Millionaire Focus Millionaire Mind Millionaire Mindset People Productivity Results Solution Strategy Success Time Time Management Time Waster

31. “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity”

Tags : Business Strategy
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : A Arte da Guerra

32. “When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.”

Tags : Business Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

33. “who wishes to fight must first count the cost”

Tags : Business Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

34. “Rouse him, and learn the principle of his activity or inactivity. Force him to reveal himself, so as to find out his vulnerable spots.”

Tags : Business Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

35. “There are roads which must not be followed, armies which must not be attacked, towns which must not be besieged, positions which must not be contested, commands of the sovereign which must not be obeyed.”

Tags : Business Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

36. “Great results, can be achieved with small forces.”

Tags : Business Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

37. “Patience and Forgiveness are at the heart of A warrior's success, they help engender necessary intervals of space and time to evaluate difficult encounters.”

Tags : Combat Difficulties Forgiveness Heart Heart Quotes Improvement Quotes Interval Karamiti Karate Lethal Pragmatist Life Lessons Necessary Patience Peace Of Mind Practical Pressure Quotes Quotes Ryukyu Shinshii Shorinjiryu Solutions Space Thinking Positive Time Victory Quotes Warrior Way Of Life
Source : Dirty Fighting : Lethal Okinawan Karate

38. “Love spiritually, not strategically.”

Tags : Love Quotes Relationships Spiritual Spirituality Strategic Strategy
Author : T.F. Hodge
Source : From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

39. “To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.”

Tags : Art Of War Intimidation Peace Psychology Strategy Victory War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

40. “At the end of the day, if you’re wasting your time by not investing in yourself, you’re going to waste away—and that would be the greatest waste of all.”

Tags : Advising All Be Coaching Consulting Day Eduation Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship Great Greatness If In Investing Self Self Help Strategic Strategy Time Wasted You Re Your Yourself
Author : Richie Norton

41. “Dream without fear, love without limits, and let your life sing its song.”

Tags : Greatness Happiness Inspiration Law Of Attraction Leadership Management Positive Thinking Self Help Strategy Success
Author : Dilip Bathija
Source : The Superhero Soul: Quest for Inspiration, Happiness, Success and Greatness

42. “Think crazily, even if others laugh at you. Act bravely, even if you are all alone.”

Tags : Confidence Courage Goals Greatness Happiness Inspiration Management Strategy Success Superheroes Thought Leadership Thoughts On Life Wisdom
Author : Dilip Bathija
Source : The Superhero Soul: Quest for Inspiration, Happiness, Success and Greatness

43. “Always focus on the front windshield and not the review mirror.”

Tags : Cars Driving Focus Perception Strategy
Author : Colin Powell

44. “Look. I have a strategy. Why expect anything? If you don’t expect anything, you don’t get disappointed.”

Tags : Cutting Disappointment Expectations Hope Life Strategy
Source : Cut

45. “Winning isn’t everything, but losing isn’t anything.”

Tags : Be Yourself Confidence Experience Happiness Honesty Human Nature Inspirational Intelligence Joy Life Philosophy Self Deprecation Strategy Truth
Source : The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 9: 1967-1968

46. “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

Tags : Strategy
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

47. “Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win”

Tags : Strategy
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

48. “All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near.”

Tags : Deception Strategy Tactics War Warfare
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

49. “Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.”

Tags : Action Strategy Thinking

50. “No one can tell what is righteous and what is wrong, what is good and what is evil.”

Tags : Manga Strategy
Author : Tsugumi Ohba

51. “I need you to be clever, Bean. I need you to think of solutions to problems we haven't seen yet. I want you to try things that no one has ever tried because they're absolutely stupid.”

Tags : Bean Ender Ender Wiggin Strategy
Source : Ender's Game

52. “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”

Tags : Planning Plans Strategy War

53. “Can you define "plan" as "a loose sequence of manifestly inadequate observations and conjectures, held together by panic, indecision, and ignorance"? If so, it was a very good plan.”

Tags : Humor Plan Strategy
Source : The Ring of Solomon

54. “Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!”

Tags : Diplomacy Preparedness Strategy

55. “When one treats people with benevolence, justice, and righteoousness, and reposes confidence in them, the army will be united in mind and all will be happy to serve their leaders'.”

Tags : Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu

56. “The primary thing when you take a sword in your hands is your intention to cut the enemy, whatever the means. Whenever you parry, hit, spring, strike or touch the enemy's cutting sword, you must cut the enemy in the same movement. It is essential to attain this. If you think only of hitting, springing, striking or touching the enemy, you will not be able actually to cut him.”

Tags : Inspirational Martial Arts Philosophy Strategy
Source : The Book of Five Rings

57. “Always leave a way out, unless you really want to find out how hard a man can fight when he’s nothing to lose.”

Tags : Strategy
Author : Robert Jordan
Source : The Fires of Heaven

58. “Do not swallow bait offered by the enemy. Do not interfere with an army that is returning home.”

Tags : Army Bait Enemies Home Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

59. “It is the rule in war, if our forces are ten to the enemy's one, to surround him; if five to one, to attack him; if twice as numerous, to divide our army into two.”

Tags : Armies Forces Rules Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

60. “You can be sure of succeeding in your attacks if you only attack places which are undefended.You can ensure the safety of your defense if you only hold positions that cannot be attacked.”

Tags : Attack Defence Safety Strategy Success War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

61. “Trouble cannot be avoided, you either go looking for it or it will come looking for you.”

Tags : Attack Battle Bold Boldness Challenge Compete Competition Contend Defence Fight Formation Hustle Issues Life Peace Power Strategy Test Trial Trouble War Win

62. “In a conflict doesn't win who has more weapons but who knows best use for them”

Tags : Army Life Conflict Resolution Defense Military Quote Strategy Tools
Source : Zori 2ª Parte

63. “No army is comprised of all the same kinds of units or types of troops. There is power in diversity. If you always see only one choice, or use only one option, you will surely lose more than you win.”

Tags : Acceptance Army Choice Choices Diversity Focus Options Others People Perspective Power Soldiers Strategizing Strategy Tactics Tolerance Troops United Units Unity
Source : Rise of the Morningstar

64. “In conclusion, the arms of others either fall from your back, or they weigh you down, or they bind you fast.”

Tags : Political Science Politics Strategy Warfare
Source : The Prince

65. “Risk is the factor of a stratagem measured by what man is powerless to control.”

Tags : Control Destiny Equation Factor Fate Measure Power Powerless Powerlessness Risk Stratagem Strategy War
Author : Mike Norton
Source : White Mountain

66. “The quality strategy is about making the right decision at the right time which requires quality information.”

Tags : Boards Digital Information Strategy
Author : Pearl Zhu
Source : Digitizing Boardroom: The Multifaceted Aspects of Digital Ready Boards

67. “A task is only difficulty, when we not find the best strategy to get it done.”

Tags : Accomplishments Achievement Courage Curiosity Dare Determination Difficult Times Dreams Come True Failure Find Great Expectation Hard Times Inner Strength Lailah Gifty Akita Learn Lessons Learnt Perseverance Persistence Possibility Readership Science Self Education Strategy Success Team Work Work
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

68. “Learn how to think a few moves ahead at once. In life, if you can anticipate the human mind, you can anticipate all possible futures.”

Tags : Inspirational Life Philosophy Possibility Strategy
Author : Lionel Suggs

69. “When you're working, some people relax and wait for the invisible right time, but when they see your fortune, they wake up and strategize an envious attack.”

Tags : Attack Demon Envious Envy Fortune Friendships Hate Haters Hatred Invisible Jealous Jealousy Laziness Lazy Michael Bassey Johnson People Relax Strategy Time Toxic People Wake Up Work Worker

70. “The barrier to our future is often the very plans that we’ve created to get there.”

Tags : Barrier Barriers Create Created Goal Goals Maps Objective Objectives Obstacles Planning Plans Sabotage Self Sabotage Strategize Strategy Tactics Trajectory

71. “Why just order a pizza, when you can get a restraining order for the delivery guys, make them come to you, sue them, and get all the profit?”

Tags : Arrival Delivery Guys Lawsuit Lawsuits Nothing Order Ordering People Pizza Police Profit Restraining Restraining Order Scam Strategy Winning Winning Strategy
Author : Will Advise
Source : Nothing is here...

72. “Stay strong. Focus on the ultimate goal.”

Tags : Christian Quotes Christianity Faith Determination Quotes Educational Philosophy Educational Quotes Failure Quotes Faith Quotes Focus Goals Quotes Greatness Quotes Overcomer Quotes Overcoming Obstacles Positive Outlook Positive Thinking Quotes Problems Of The School Problems Quotes Self Determination Quotes Self Help Quotes Strategy Strength Quotes Study Success Quotes Survival Instinct
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

73. “When you find yourself in the thickness of pursuing a goal or dream, stop only to rest. Momentum builds success.”

Tags : Accomplish Accomplishment Achieve Achievement Affirmation Aim High Aim Higher Ambition Ambitions And Achieve Your Dreams Aspire Building Discover Doubt Dreaming Focused Goal Goals Grow Life Motivational Passions Strategy Succeed Success Successful Successful Living
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

74. “Strategy without execution is hallucination.”

Tags : Execution Intentional Living Life Plan Personal Development Strategy
Author : Mike Roach

75. “Humankind’s struggle against a hostile environment causes people throughout the ages to deploy their full armory of logic, training, strategy, imagination, inventiveness, and creativity. We are born with the natural ability to strategize. The most influential tool in humankind’s intellectual tool kit is the ability to regenerate a sense of unruffled alertness, to establish a poised stance that leads to intuitive discoveries generated by the conscious and unconscious mind constantly filtering a plethora of data, selecting critical facts, and producing elegant solutions to seemingly insoluble dilemmas.”

Tags : Creative Thinking Imagination Imagination Quotes Intuition Inventiveness Logic Logical Thinking Strategic Planning Strategic Thinking Strategy Thinking Thinking Process
Source : Dead Toad Scrolls

76. “I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving.”

Tags : Family Football Strategy Thanksgiving

77. “Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things.”

Tags : Close Far Inspirational Perception Sight Strategy Strength

78. “A sales person who makes no or less sales gets often the verbal bashing, but other sales people who make good sales keeping long payment outstanding gets usually the pampering. Such is the understanding of most higher-ups in an organisation about the sales & marketing.”

Tags : Advisor Business Development Business Thinking Consultants Head Higher Ups Inspirational Inspiring Leadership Marketing Mentality Mind Set Motivational Organisation Overdues Pampering Practice Preacher Sales Function Sales Meeting Sales Volume Strategy Thinking Understanding Value For Money Wisdom
Author : Anuj Somany

79. “The man of thought who will not act is ineffective; the man of action who will not think is dangerous.”

Tags : Action Danger Intelligence Strategy

80. “Reductio ad absurdum, which Euclid loved so much, is one of a mathematician's finest weapons. It is a far finer gambit than any chess play: a chess player may offer the sacrifice of a pawn or even a piece, but a mathematician offers the game.”

Tags : Euclid Gambit Math Mathematics Reductio Ad Absurdum Risk Science Strategy Weapons
Author : G.H. Hardy
Source : A Mathematician's Apology

81. “An angry enemy is a conquered enemy”

Tags : Anger And Alcohol Anger And Attitude Anger And Love Anger Control Anger Impressions Anger Management Anger Quotes Anger Righteousness Vengeance Angry Angry Face Angry Men Angry People Angry Women Angry Young Man Enemies Enemy Nger Strategy
Source : The Great Pearl of Wisdom

82. “Sturm, Swung, Wucht”

Tags : Fast Force General German Heavy Impulsive Inspiring Military Rommel Strategy Tactics Ww2 Ww2 History Wwii
Author : Erwin Rommel

83. “They taught me in the Army to make plans based upon the other guy's capabilities, and not based upon his stated intentions. And an employer is capable of firing you at any time.”

Tags : 2004 Employment Freelancing Loyalty Planning Ahead Strategy
Source : How to Start a Home-Based Writing Business

84. “We want to 'write in' our plan and 'write out' the consequence. When we do that, we're headed 'right back' to what we foolishly thought we could 'write out.”

Tags : Avoid Avoidance Choices Consequence Consequences Eliminate Erase Fool Foolish Foolishly Plan Planning Script Strategist Strategy

85. “Sometimes, as in a game of chess, we must strategically regress so that we might progress toward our ultimate objective.”

Tags : Big Pic Business Chess Game Goals Leadership Life Life Goals Objectives Progress Regress Strategize Strategy
Author : Crystal Woods
Source : Write like no one is reading 2

86. “Ambiguity is not, today, a lack of data, but a deluge of data.”

Tags : Analytics Decision Making Science And Change Strategy Vuca
Author : Paul Gibbons
Source : The Science of Successful Organizational Change: How Leaders Set Strategy, Change Behavior, and Create an Agile Culture

87. “Yesterday’s decision-making strategies are ill-equipped to deal with petabyte information flows.”

Tags : Analytics Decision Making Leadership Science And Change Strategy
Author : Paul Gibbons
Source : The Science of Successful Organizational Change: How Leaders Set Strategy, Change Behavior, and Create an Agile Culture

88. “Many of the cataclysmic leadership failures were failures of rationality. The pendulum of leadership development needs to swing back toward the rational: strategy, creativity, foresight, decision-making, and analytics.”

Tags : 21St Century Leadership Analytics Change Leadership Creativity Leadership Rationality Science And Change Strategy
Author : Paul Gibbons
Source : The Science of Successful Organizational Change: How Leaders Set Strategy, Change Behavior, and Create an Agile Culture

89. “A sales person who makes no or less sales gets often the verbal bashing, but other sales people who make good sales keeping long payment outstanding get usually the tacit pampering. Such is the understanding of most higher-ups in an organisation about the sales & marketing.”

Tags : Advisor Attitude Business Business Development Client Company Customers Higher Up Inspirational Inspiring Marketing Motivational Noticeable Organisation Outstanding Over Dues Payment Price Sales And Marketing Sales Meeting Strategy Thinking True Mentor Understanding Wisdom
Author : Anuj Somany

90. “It is actually a good survival strategy to manipulate twist, and reorganize the truth in a way that is more consistent with what we can psychologically tolerate.”

Tags : Consistent Manipulate Psychologically Reorganize Strategy Survival Tolerate Truth Twist
Source : Lies We Tell Ourselves: The Psychology of Self-Deception

91. “To be honest, one can only feel glad that so many modern iconoclasts consider Christianity to be full of exceptionally hypocritical, religious zealots - it's biblically accurate and a prophecy fulfilled. The old smoke screen is one of Satan's favorite tricks. He conceals the authentic. He has a persistent strategy of targeting those who remind him of Christianity because he fears those who remind him of Christ.”

Tags : Apologetics Bigotry Christ Christianity Fear Hypocrisy Iconoclasm Religion Satan Spiritual Strategy Trickery Zealot
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Killosophy

92. “The War Department in Washington briefly weighed more ambitious schemes to relieve the Americans on a large scale before it was too late. But by Christmas of 1941, Washington had already come to regard Bataan as a lost cause. President Roosevelt had decided to concentrate American resources primarily in the European theater rather than attempt to fight an all-out war on two distant fronts. At odds with the emerging master strategy for winning the war, the remote outpost of Bataan lay doomed. By late December, President Roosevelt and War Secretary Henry Stimson had confided to Winston Churchill that they had regrettably written off the Philippines. In a particularly chilly phrase that was later to become famous, Stimson had remarked, 'There are times when men have to die.”

Tags : Bataan Strategy Wwii
Author : Hampton Sides
Source : Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission

93. “Standing on the defensive indicates insufficient strength; attacking, a superabundance of strength.”

Tags : Defense Strategy Strength War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

94. “There is a difference between giving-up and strategic disengagement. Know the difference.”

Tags : Disengagement Giving Up Strategy
Author : Bryant McGill
Source : Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

95. “That should have been my strategy! By the time I’ve worked through the emotions of surprise, admiration, anger, jealousy, and frustration, I’m watching that reddish mane of hair disappear into the trees well out of shooting range.”

Tags : Admiration Anger Frustration Jealousy Strategy Surprise
Source : The Hunger Games

96. “Strategy is about making choices; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different.”

Tags : Being Different Choices Strategy

97. “Those leaders who fail, lack the capability to resonate their idea & thoughts”

Tags : Articulation Business Leaders Idea Leaders Leadership Politicians Power Of Ideas Strategy
Author : Aayush Jain

98. “Therefore the clever combatant imposes his will on the enemy, but does not allow the enemy's will to be imposed on him.”

Tags : Cleverness Combat Enemies Strategy War Will
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

99. “Pool is a game of thinking, strategy and accuracy - just like in business.”

Tags : Accuracy Business Pool Strategy Thinking
Author : Shay Mizrahi

100. “A threat should never be spoken, your enemy should not be told of your intentions. Either take decisive action or refrain from it, but never threaten”

Tags : Action Boxing Budo Calming The Mind Combat Enemy Fighting Spirit Intentions Karate Martial Arts Okinawa Refrain Sensei Shorinjiryu Speaking Your Mind Strategy Threat Warrior

101. “While there may be various tips, pointers, ingredients, and strategies to success, there is no one formula that always guarantees it other than to keep learning from failure itself.”

Tags : Advice Business Development Failure Formula Guarantee Improvement Ingredient Inspirational Knowledge Learning Legacy Motivational Perseverance Persistence Pointer Strategy Success Tip Wisdom
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

102. “As important as it is to work very hard on your dream, it is even more important to ensure that you are working with the right plan.”

Tags : Edmond Mbiaka Formula Strategy Working Hard On Your Dream Working With The Right Plan

103. “We maintain, on the contrary, that war is simply a continuation of political intercourse, with the addition of other means. We deliberately use the phrase “with the addition of other means” because we also want to make it clear that war in itself does not suspend political intercourse or change it into something entirely different. In essentials that intercourse continues, irrespective of the means it employs.”

Tags : Clausewitz Policy Politics Strategy War Warfare

104. “A dream is the frame or portrait or a construction or focus of one's vision by means of perception, based on what he or she knows and settles within via strategic thinking.”

Tags : Big Dreams Construction Dream Dream Big Dreams Focus Frame Israelmore Ayivor Knowledge Perceive Perception Portrait Settle Strategic Strategic Thinking Strategy Think Thinking Vision Visions
Source : Michelangelo | Beethoven | Shakespeare: 15 Things Common to Great Achievers

105. “It is a fool of a shepherd who culls his dogs.”

Tags : Culling Dogs Fantasy Foolishness Humor Humour Nurturing Security Shepherds Strategy Wisdom Young Adult
Source : Strange Places

106. “Our best-laid plans are often our worst-made decisions.”

Tags : Decide Decision Decisions Discernment Discretion Foolish Foolishness Leader Leadership Plan Plans Poor Planning Strategies Strategy Tactics Wisdom

107. “The definition of a professional is one who does a job well even when they don't like it.”

Tags : Actions Alan Sheinwald Be Yourself Best Carpe Diem Classic Confidence Experience Freedom Human Nature Imagination Individuality Inspiration Inspirational Integrity Intelligence Learning Light Mistakes Perception Philosophy Planning Reality Smiling Strategy Strength Wisdom
Source : Alan Sheinwald is Building a Perfect Home

108. “Strategy and execution represent the two sides of one and the same thing.”

Tags : Execution Strategy
Author : Pearl Zhu
Source : Digital Valley: Five Pearls of Wisdom to Make Profound Influence

109. “The success of strategy management undoubtedly lies in the “timely execution.”

Tags : Digital Execution Strategy
Author : Pearl Zhu
Source : CIO Master: Unleash the Digital Potential of It

110. “In my experience, the content strategist is a rare breed who's often willing and able to embrace whatever role is necessary to deliver on the promise of useful, useable content.”

Tags : Content Deliver Promise Role Roles Strategy Useful Willingness
Source : Content Strategy for the Web

111. “If you don't appreciate your customers, someone else will.”

Tags : Business Business Advice Business Management Training Customer Experience Customer Relations Customer Satisfaction Customers Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship Management Management And Leadership Strategy

112. “We each sell alittle piece of happiness. You are elevating someone's spirit in some way, and to do that you have to understand the source of their angst and then you have to frame your product as a solution.”

Tags : Happiness Love Product Selling Spirit Strategy

113. “Plan strategically and strike it once to win. You can achieve maximum dues with minimum dice if only you are willing to clearly calculate and throw your efforts with optimism!”

Tags : Achieve Achievements Achievers Calculate Calculations Dice Due Food For Thought Hope Israelmore Ayivor Maximum Optimism Plan Planning Preparation Prepare Strategic Strategically Strategies Strategy Strike Will Willfully Willing Willingness Win Winner Winning
Source : Daily Drive 365

114. “Why people like to be kicked and punched in the face. The game is famous as box??What's the inspiring thing?? Do you know that every punch in the head you lose a cell or cells so it's possible in the near future all boxer to be stupid. Why??Because of the punches!...But still I don't see where is the Adrenaline in this sport?? There are random punches or kickes without thinking just dicide it to do it for fun. But in games like chess there is strategy + logic!”

Tags : Adrenaline Box Boxer Games Kicks Logic Punches See Still Strategy Why
Author : Deyth Banger

115. “Do you know great minds enjoy excellence, average minds love mediocrity and small minds adore comfort zones?”

Tags : Brainy Quote Business Quotes Distinction Distinctive Footprints Of Life Entrepreneur Entrepreneur Quotes Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Quotes Excellence Excellence In Leadership Inspirational Quote Leadership Leadership Development Mind Power Mindset Onyi Anyado Quotes Of The Day Richard Branson Startup Startups Strategy
Author : Onyi Anyado

116. “The author says one of the sources of resilience is the ability to measure and perceive early warning signs so as to adapt.”

Tags : Adaptability Change Flexibility Leadership Openness Strategy
Author : Andrew Zolli
Source : Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back

117. “Have you ever played chess, Kitty?”I eyed her. What did a board game have to do with this? “Not really.”“You and I should play sometime. I think you would like it,” she said. “It’s a game of strategy, mostly. The strong pieces are in the back row, while the weak pieces—the pawns—are all in the front, ready to take the brunt of the attack. Because of their limited movement and vulnerability, most people underestimate them and only use them to protect the more powerful pieces. But when I play, I protect my pawns.”“Why?” I said, not entirely sure where this conversation was going. “If they’re weak, then what’s the point?”“They may be weak when the game begins, but their potential is remarkable. Most of the time, they’ll be taken by the other side and held captive until the end of the game. But if you’re careful—if you keep your eyes open and pay attention to what your opponent is doing, if you protect your pawns and they reach the other side of the board, do you know what happens then?”I shook my head, and she smiled.“Your pawn becomes a queen.” She touched my cheek, her fingers cold as ice. “Because they kept moving forward and triumphed against impossible odds, they become the most powerful piece in the game. Never forget that, all right? Never forget the potential one solitary pawn has to change the entire game.”

Tags : Individuality Inspirational Strategy Strength Through Adversity
Author : Aimee Carter
Source : Pawn

118. “Most companies that win don't have a unique strategy; quite the opposite, they are doing what everyone else is doing but have figured out how to execute better.”

Tags : Business Companies Strategy
Source : Hooked on Customers: The Five Habits of Legendary Customer-Centric Companies

119. “Leaders need to sacrifice "power-over" to get "power-to".”

Tags : Change Management Involvement Leadership Participation Science And Change Strategy
Author : Paul Gibbons
Source : The Science of Successful Organizational Change: How Leaders Set Strategy, Change Behavior, and Create an Agile Culture

120. “The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent.”

Tags : Business Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

121. “If your opponent is of choleric temper,  seek to irritate him.  Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant.”

Tags : Business Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

122. “Attack is the secret of defense; defense is the planning of an attack.”

Tags : Business Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

123. “He will win who, prepared himself, waits to take the enemy unprepared.”

Tags : Business Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

124. “Ciente de tuas capacidades e limitações, não inicies nenhuma empreitada que não possas levar a cabo.”

Tags : Business Diplomacy Politics Strategy Success Victory War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

125. “If every day at work feels like a Friday, then you are doing what you were meant to do.”

Tags : Business Planning Corporate Culture Risk Strategic Planning Strategy Values
Source : The Alpha Strategies, Understanding Strategy, Risk, and Values in Any Organization

126. “Evidently, one thing seems to have more value in direct proportion to whether or not we feel we have the freedoms, joys or conveniences of that thing.”

Tags : Brand Branding Culture Branding Expert Branding Marketing Branding Quotes Business David Brier Fast Company Genius Innovation Strategy Success
Author : David Brier

127. “So it comes down to scarcity, one product or service having qualities you won’t find everywhere or ideally, anywhere. It’s the job of every brand to seek that out as their standard, their stamp.”

Tags : Brand Branding Culture Branding Expert Branding Marketing Branding Quotes Business David Brier Fast Company Genius Innovation Strategy Success
Author : David Brier

128. “Look at every ‘revolutionary’ brand or category killer, it had an app, or a feature, or a functionality, or a user experience nobody else at that point could offer. I refer to this as ‘the Killer App’ principle.”

Tags : Brand Branding Culture Branding Expert Branding Marketing Branding Quotes Business David Brier Fast Company Genius Innovation Strategy Success
Author : David Brier
Source : The Lucky Brand

129. “Catastrophe is change on the fast track. Disaster is a laboratory for adaptability.”

Tags : Change Setbacks Strategy
Author : Robert Watson
Source : Leadership Secrets of the Salvation Army

130. “If you employed a strategy that is not conducive to the results you are looking for, then you will not achieve the desired result. You have to understand that it’s not you that failed; it’s just that you employed the wrong strategy.”

Tags : Failure Setbacks Strategy Success
Source : The Jetstream of Success

131. “War is more than battles, and battles are more than violence.”

Tags : Battles Strategy Violence War
Author : Lance Conrad
Source : The Price of Nobility

132. “War is ruthless murder, yet it is justifiable only when a country is defending its turf from outside intruders. To convince soldiers to attack another country for no other reason than greed or strategic positioning requires creativity. And most of the time, soldiers do not really know whether they are on the side of the attackers or the defenders. This is where people misunderstand war. When you attack another country for its resources, you are the pirate. But when you protect your country from the pirates, you are the hero.”

Tags : Country Creativity Defend Greed Hero Innocent Intruders Military Murder Nationalism Pirate Protect Resources Ruthless Soldiers Strategy Victims War
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

133. “Strategy is not about doing things…it's about doing things deliberately.”

Tags : Business Strategy Strategy Technology Quote Working
Author : Buffi Neal

134. “Desperation is not an evidence of hard work, it's a sign of lack of faith”

Tags : Confidence Desperate Desperation Evidence Faith Hard Work Lack Lack Of Faith Strategy Work Work Hard

135. “At some point, you will hit a plateau. If you keep doing same things you did to get to that point, make a change.”

Tags : Better Breakthrough Change Continue Different Goal Limit Matter Plateau Point Same Shift Strategy View
Author : J.R. Rim

136. “I am always trying to figure God out so that I can figure Him in. But after a while I figure that I should just let God be God, and figure that He’ll figure it all out anyway.”

Tags : Bible Christian Christianity Determine Discern Figure Out Figuring God Place Problem Solving Relationship Role Solution Solve Space Strategize Strategy

137. “Fear of public speaking can be overcome with effective public speaking tips, skills and strategies.”

Tags : Fear Public Speaking Speeches Strategy
Author : Robert Moment
Source : How to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking With Easy to Use Ideas, Tips and Strategies

138. “Maxim 28: If the price of collateral damage is high enough, you might be able to get paid for bringing ammunition home with you.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries”

Tags : Collateral Damage Military Rules To Live By Strategy
Author : Howard Tayler

139. “The art of war is the art of deception.”

Tags : Strategy Tactics
Author : Sun Tzu

140. “Sometimes, if your opponent is determined to win the battle, let him win the wrong battle.”

Tags : Battle Military Strategy Tactics War

141. “If your enemy has the power to see into the future, make sure you are the author of that future.”

Tags : Art Of War Precognition Strategy Tactics
Author : Lionel Suggs

142. “If equally matched, we can offer battle; if slightly inferior in numbers, we can avoid the enemy; if quite unequal in every way, we can flee from him. Though an obstinate fight may be made by a small force, in the end it must be captured by the larger force.”

Tags : Principles Strategy Tactics War

143. “In business 'professionalism' is not a tactic but a moral value.”

Tags : Business Business Quotes Businessman Corporate Fail Human Humans Inspiration Inspirational Inspirational Quotes Management Moral Moral Values Morals Motivation Motivational Motivational Quotes Philosophy Product Professional Professionalism Strategy Tactic Tactics Wisdom Wisdom Quotes
Author : Amit Kalantri
Source : Wealth of Words

144. “If your enemy offers you two targets, strike at a third.”

Tags : Adversaries Adversary Battle Strategy War
Author : Robert Jordan
Source : Crossroads of Twilight

145. “A weapon is merely a weapon, nothing more. What matters is how you use it.”

Tags : Battle Count Marus General Kaoru Kurimoto Lady Amnelis Light Novel Strategy The Guin Saga War Weapon
Source : The Battle of Nospherus

146. “In many instances, the failures of my greatest schemes ultimately lead to the fulfillment of my greatest successes. Therefore, God will allow our most cherished dreams to perish so that we might turn and seek out His most cherished plans.”

Tags : Bible Biblical Christian Christianity Disappointment Disillusionment Dreams Fail Failure God Ill Fated Perish Plans Strategies Strategy Succeed Successes

147. “Strategy was first used in Athens (508 BC) to describe the art of leadership used by the ten generals on the war council. Some argue for the more creative, human side, while others argue for the more analytic side of strategy.”

Tags : Analysis Creativity Leadership Strategic Strategy
Author : Max McKeown
Source : The Strategy Book

148. “If you don't have a righteous objective,eventually you will suffer. When you do the right thing for the right reason,the right result awaits.”

Tags : Righteousness Strategy
Author : Chin-Ning Chu
Source : The Art of War for Women: Sun Tzu's Ancient Strategies and Wisdom for Winning at Work

149. “Battles are all about strategy, and strategy pivots on priorities. Since my priorities were Prince Jalan, Prince Jalan, and Prince Jalan, with “looking good” a distant fourth, I took the opportunity to resume running away. I find that the main thing about success is the ability to act in the moment. A hero attacks in the moment; a good coward runs in it. The rest of the world waits for the next moment and ends up as crow food.”

Tags : Batle Coward Running Strategy
Author : Mark Lawrence
Source : Prince of Fools

150. “The mind can be hunted, but hunting needs the mind.”

Tags : Hunter Hunters Hunting Informative Mind Mind Control Strategy
Source : Johnny Fracture

151. “The old men had a set rabbit-hunting strategy that they had always used. Usually when a dog jumps a rabbit, and the rabbit gets away, that rabbit will always somehow instinctively run in a circle and return sooner or later past the very spot where he originally was jumped. Well, the old men would just sit and wait in hiding somewhere for the rabbit to come back, then get their shots at him. I got to thinking about it, and finally I thought of a plan. I would separate from them and Big Boy and I would go to a point where I figured that the rabbit, returning, would have to pass me first.It worked like magic. I began to get three and four rabbits before they got one. The astonishing thing was that none of the old men ever figured out why. They outdid themselves exclaiming what a sure shot I was. I was about twelve, then. All I had done was to improve on their strategy, and it was the beginning of a very important lesson in life—that anytime you find someone more successful than you are, especially when you’re both engaged in the same business—you know they’re doing something that you aren’t.”

Tags : Hunting Life Rabbits Small Game Strategy Success
Author : Malcolm X

152. “Social media isn’t a brand strategy. Social media is a channel. While it’s important for a brand to develop something to say, it’s more important to create something that will be heard.”

Tags : Brand Branding Culture Branding Expert Branding Marketing Branding Quotes Business David Brier Fast Company Innovation Social Media Advice Social Media Branding Social Media Marketing Strategy Success
Author : David Brier

153. “Strategy is about out-thinking your competition. Mark Zuckerberg, while at Harvard, built a website called Facemash ‘for fun’. Even today, Facebook believe that ‘done is better than perfect’.”

Tags : Competition Facebook Strategy
Author : Max McKeown
Source : The Strategy Book

154. “There is no force in Earth or Heaven above,No, not even the damned of Hell can stop relentless Love. ---Kari, The Valkyrie, Chapter Sixteen,Valley of the Damned Epic Martial Poem/Allegory”

Tags : Allegory Epic Poetry History Martial Arts Meditation Mythology Saga Spirituality Strategy Wisdom

155. “The Warrior knows that no man is an island.He cannot fight alone; whatever his plan, he depends on other people. He needs to discuss his strategy, to ask for help, and, in moments of relaxation, to have someone with whom he can sit by the fire, someone he can regale with tales of battle.”

Tags : Battle Fight Fire Help Island Man People Plan Relaxation Strategy Tale Warrior
Author : Paulo Coelho
Source : Warrior of the Light

156. “Change is neither good nor bad. It creates different situations, and that difference is what we have to understand, embrace and explore as an opportunity.”

Tags : Innovation Potential Proactive Strategy
Author : Daniel Egger
Source : Future Value Generation: Do you need to create new Business Logics?

157. “Always solve for the big picture, not for the problem”

Tags : Long Term Problems Solutions Strategy
Author : Gyan Nagpal

158. “Rich or poor it’s nice to have money”

Tags : Accomplishment Alan Sheinwald Attributed Carpe Diem Change Different Economics Equality Eternity Fate Goals Good Happiness Importance Independent Thought Integrity Knowledge Life Obvious Perception Philosophy Plans Progress Reason Strategy Truth Wealth
Source : Alan Sheinwald is Building a Perfect Home

159. “Wine gives one 'ideas,' whereas champagne gives one 'strategies.”

Tags : Alcohol Champage Idea Ideas Power Roman Payne Stratagem Strategic Strategy Vin Wine
Author : Roman Payne

160. “Every difficulty requires new strategy to overcome it.”

Tags : Adversity Challenges Christian Life Courage Determined Spirit Difficulty Endurance Fighting Spirit Hope Inspirational Life Motivation Overcome Positive Thinking Strategy Strength
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

161. “sodoyouthinkyoucouldtrustmetogotothedancetonight?" she blurted before losing her nerve. Viktor and Viveka exchanged a quick glance.Are they considering it? They are! They trust -"No," they said together. Frankie resisted the urge to spark. Or scream. Or threaten to go on a charging strike. She had prepared herself for this. It had always been a possibility. That's why she'd read 'Acting For Young Actors: The Ultimate Teenage Guide' by Mary Lou Belli and Dihah Lenney. So she could act like she understood their rejection. Act like she accepted it. And act like she would return to her room with grace. "Well, thanks for hearing me out," she said, kissing them on the cheeks and skipping off to bed. "Good night.""Good night?" Viktor responded. "That's it? No argument?""No argument," Frankie said with a sweet smile. "You have to see this punishment through or you're not teaching me anything. I get it.""O-kay." Viktor returned to his medical journal, shaking his head as if he couldn't quite believe what he was hearing."We love you." Viveka blew another kiss."I love you, too." Frankie blew two back.Time for Plan B.”

Tags : Grounded Manipulation Parents Pleading Refusal Strategy
Author : Lisi Harrison
Source : Monster High

162. “[Harper] once told a friend, "I think about strategy twenty-four hours a day," and it was only a small exaggeration.”

Tags : Canadian Politics Stephen Harper Strategy
Source : Harperland: The Politics Of Control

163. “Generally speaking, the key dimensions of corporate governance are strategy oversight, policy making, accountability, and monitoring.”

Tags : Boards Governance Strategy
Author : Pearl Zhu
Source : Digitizing Boardroom: The Multifaceted Aspects of Digital Ready Boards

164. “If organizations measure the input to the strategy implementation, but not the output, it’s a recipe for disaster.”

Tags : Measurement Strategy
Author : Pearl Zhu
Source : CIO Master: Unleash the Digital Potential of It

165. “Consider and then act, don't react. A worthy opponent will calculate his move to entice a response from you. Make your own play.”

Tags : Calculate Consider Strategy
Author : R.D. Ronald
Source : The Elephant Tree

166. “I'd paralyze anyone who wanted to hurt me.”

Tags : Hurt Paralyze Strategy
Author : Toba Beta
Source : My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

167. “I'm learning to maneuver in quietness, and let the results speak.”

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168. “You gotta make it a priority to make your priorities a priority.”

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Author : Richie Norton

169. “Strategy is not really a solo sport – even if you’re the CEO.”

Tags : Ceo Collaboration Innovation Leadership Management Planning Strategic Strategy Teamwork
Author : Max McKeown
Source : The Strategy Book

170. “The typical industry approach is [retailers] to treat vendors like the enemy... If vendors can't make a profit then they don't have money to invest in research and development, which in turn means that the products they bring to the market will be less inspiring to customers, which in turn detriments the retailer's business because customers aren't inspired to buy. People want to cut costs and negotiate aggressively because there's a limited amount of profit to be shared by both sides. As a result of this "death spiral", most retailers fail.”

Tags : Business Business Success Sales Strategy Work
Author : Tony Hsieh

171. “Thinking there had to be a better way was a brilliant stroke of serendipity!”

Tags : Author Quotes Business Business Start Up Business Success Customer Service Improvement Inspirational Lorii Myers Management Online Business Strategy Success Success Self Improvement Training Management System
Author : Lorii Myers

172. “ThiNKing Too MucH caN DisTurbs Your Other ImPortaNt StraTegies :p SO StoP thiNking taKe ActiOn :p”

Tags : Advice Disturbance Strategy Strategy For Your Dream Thinking
Author : Aadii Mughal

173. “Anyone can act strategically, it doesn’t take much to make a plan. The skill of a general is his or her ability to react strategically when plans fail.”

Tags : Generals Plans Strategy Warfare
Author : Lance Conrad
Source : The Price of Loyalty

174. “A clear mission statement describes the values and priorities of an organization. Developing a mission statement compels strategists to think about the nature and scope of present operations and to assess the potential attractiveness of future markets and activities. A mission statement broadly charts the future direction of an organization. A mission statement is a constant reminder to its employees of why the organization exists and what the founders envisioned when they put their fame and fortune at risk to breathe life into their dreams.”

Tags : Employment Entity Ideas Management Mission Mission Statement Organizations Slogans Stories Strategic Decision Making Strategic Management Strategy Vision
Author : Fred R. David
Source : Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases

175. “If your opponent is better armed and has longer reach, then surprise is your only ally. And then you'd better hope he's half asleep.”

Tags : Battle Enemy Opponent Strategy Tactics Wisdom
Source : Crown Duel

176. “That which is chiefly the office of a general, to force the enemy into fighting when he finds himself the stronger, and to avoid being driven into it himself when he is the weaker...”

Tags : Agesilaus Caesar General Greece Military Pompey Rome Strategy
Author : Plutarch
Source : Plutarch's Lives, Vol 2

177. “É necessário a um príncipe saber usar do animal com destreza, dentre todos ele deve escolher a raposa e o leão, pois o leão não pode defender-se de armadilhas, e a raposa é indefesa diante dos lobos; é preciso, pois ser raposa para conhecer as armadilhas e leão para afugentar os lobos - aqueles que simplesmente adotam o leão não entendem do assunto.”

Tags : Estratégia Strategy Tática
Source : The Prince

178. “Here is a very simple strategy of life: When the train arrives at the station, be at the station!”

Tags : Ildan Words Of Wisdom Life Quotes Life Quotes And Sayings Life Strategy Simple Station Strategy Strategy For Life Train Train Quotes

179. “Consider your goal like a war to win and use whatever strategies you know to win”

Tags : Goal Setting Goals Quotes Life Is A War Strategic Planning Strategic Thinking Strategy Strategy For Your Dream War Warrior Warriors
Source : The Great Pearl of Wisdom

180. “Early is a priceless timepiece owned by the successful.”

Tags : Early Morning Never Give Up Self Improvement Self Motivation Stick To Itiveness Strategy Success Quotes Waking Up Winning The Game

181. “Every new situation requires new strategy.”

Tags : Difficulties Do Not Quit Hard Times Motivational Overcomer Positive Outlook Self Help Strategy

182. “Be selective in your battles...”

Tags : Affluence Art Of War Ascension Atlanta Belize Brandi Bates Brandi L Bates Investing Knowledge Life Lessons Locs Love Luxury Mindfulness Motivation Natural Hair New Thought Quotes Science Strategy Success Vegan Wisdom
Source : Remains To Be Seen

183. “A clever general, therefore, avoids an army when its spirit is keen, but attacks it when it is sluggish and inclined to return.”

Tags : Army Attack Clever Spirit Strategy War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

184. “Maxim 20: If you’re not willing to shell your own position, you’re not willing to win.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries”

Tags : Military Overkill Rules To Live By Strategy Winning
Author : Howard Tayler

185. “In carrying out a peacekeeping mission where the grand strategy is to maintain peace and order by persuading armed parties or other hostile elements to back away from aggressive activities, military strength is not a definite measure of success; neither could material contribution alone guarantees the "winning of the hearts and minds" of the people. What appears to be important is the day-to-day conduct of the peacekeepers on the ground; those who uphold the principles of neutrality and impartiality, as well as those who are able to carry all aspects of its operational duties exceptionally.”

Tags : Leadership Peace Making Peacekeeping Strategy Victory Winning

186. “They copied my product, they copied my strategies yet they failed miserably in the business, because they couldn't copy my professionalism.”

Tags : Business Business Quotes Businessman Copy Corporate Fail Failure Human Humans Imitate Inspiration Inspirational Inspirational Quotes Management Motivation Motivational Motivational Quotes Philosophy Product Professional Professionalism Strategy Wisdom Wisdom Quotes
Author : Amit Kalantri
Source : Wealth of Words

187. “Therefore, just as water retains no constant shape, so in warfare there are no constant conditions.”

Tags : Conditions Constant Shape Strategy War Water
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

188. “Managerial abilities, bureaucratic skills, technical expertise, and political talent are all necessary, but they can be applied only to goals that have already been defined by military policies, broad and narrow. And those policies can be only as good as strategy, operational art of war, tactical thought, and plain military craft that have gone into their making.At present, the defects of structure submerge or distort strategy and operational art, they out rightly suppress tactical ingenuity, and they displace the traditional insights and rules of military craft in favor of bureaucratic preferences, administrative convenience, and abstract notions of efficiency derived from the world of business management. First there is the defective structure for making of military decisions under the futile supervision of the civilian Defense Department; then come the deeply flawed defense policies and military choices, replete with unnecessary costs and hidden risks; finally there come the undoubted managerial abilities, bureaucratic skills, technical expertise, and political talents, all applied to achieve those flawed policies and to implement those flawed choices. By this same sequence was the fatally incomplete Maginot Line built, as were all the Maginot Lines of history, each made no better by good government, technical talent, careful accounting, or sheer hard work.Hence the futility of all the managerial innovations tried in the Pentagon over the years. In the purchasing of weapons, for example, “total package” procurement, cost plus incentive contracting, “firm fixed price” purchasing have all been introduced with much fanfare, only to be abandoned, retried, and repudiated once again. And each time a new Secretary of Defense arrives, with him come the latest batch of managerial innovations, many of them aimed at reducing fraud, waste, and mismanagement-the classic trio endlessly denounced in Congress, even though they account for mere percentage points in the total budget, and have no relevance at all to the failures of combat. The persistence of the Administrator’s Delusion has long kept the Pentagon on a treadmill of futile procedural “reforms” that have no impact at all on the military substance of our defense.It is through strategy, operational art, tactical ingenuity, and military craft that the large savings can be made, and the nation’s military strength greatly increased, but achieving long-overdue structural innovations, from the central headquarters to the combat forces, from the overhead of bases and installations to the current purchase of new weapons. Then, and only then, will it be useful to pursue fraud, waste, and mismanagement, if only to save a few dollars more after the billions have already been saved. At present, by contrast, the Defense Department administers ineffectively, while the public, Congress, and the media apply their energies to such petty matters as overpriced spare parts for a given device in a given weapon of a given ship, overlooking at the same time the multibillion dollar question of money spent for the Navy as a whole instead of the Army – whose weakness diminishes our diplomatic weight in peacetime, and which could one day cause us to resort to nuclear weapons in the face of imminent debacle. If we had a central military authority and a Defense Department capable of strategy, we should cheerfully tolerate much fraud, waste, and mismanagement; but so long as there are competing military bureaucracies organically incapable of strategic combat, neither safety nor economy will be ensured, even if we could totally eliminate every last cent of fraud, waste, and mismanagement.”

Tags : Defense Policy Military Strategy Systems Analyst

189. “In the absence of expert [senior military] advice, we have seen each successive administration fail in the business of strategy - yielding a United States twice as rich as the Soviet Union but much less strong. Only the manner of the failure has changed. In the 1960s, under Robert S. McNamara, we witnessed the wholesale substitution of civilian mathematical analysis for military expertise. The new breed of the "systems analysts" introduced new standards of intellectual discipline and greatly improved bookkeeping methods, but also a trained incapacity to understand the most important aspects of military power, which happens to be nonmeasurable. Because morale is nonmeasurable it was ignored, in large and small ways, with disastrous effects. We have seen how the pursuit of business-type efficiency in the placement of each soldier destroys the cohesion that makes fighting units effective; we may recall how the Pueblo was left virtually disarmed when it encountered the North Koreans (strong armament was judged as not "cost effective" for ships of that kind). Because tactics, the operational art of war, and strategy itself are not reducible to precise numbers, money was allocated to forces and single weapons according to "firepower" scores, computer simulations, and mathematical studies - all of which maximize efficiency - but often at the expense of combat effectiveness.An even greater defect of the McNamara approach to military decisions was its businesslike "linear" logic, which is right for commerce or engineering but almost always fails in the realm of strategy. Because its essence is the clash of antagonistic and outmaneuvering wills, strategy usually proceeds by paradox rather than conventional "linear" logic. That much is clear even from the most shopworn of Latin tags: si vis pacem, para bellum (if you want peace, prepare for war), whose business equivalent would be orders of "if you want sales, add to your purchasing staff," or some other, equally absurd advice. Where paradox rules, straightforward linear logic is self-defeating, sometimes quite literally. Let a general choose the best path for his advance, the shortest and best-roaded, and it then becomes the worst path of all paths, because the enemy will await him there in greatest strength...Linear logic is all very well in commerce and engineering, where there is lively opposition, to be sure, but no open-ended scope for maneuver; a competitor beaten in the marketplace will not bomb our factory instead, and the river duly bridged will not deliberately carve out a new course. But such reactions are merely normal in strategy. Military men are not trained in paradoxical thinking, but they do no have to be. Unlike the business-school expert, who searches for optimal solutions in the abstract and then presents them will all the authority of charts and computer printouts, even the most ordinary military mind can recall the existence of a maneuvering antagonists now and then, and will therefore seek robust solutions rather than "best" solutions - those, in other words, which are not optimal but can remain adequate even when the enemy reacts to outmaneuver the first approach.”

Tags : Defense Policy Military Strategy

190. “Nuclear deterrence will remain a vital aspect of security. or Nuclear deterrence will have a smaller role in future security.Sources are split in their assessment of the importance of nuclear weapons and the validity of traditional nuclear deterrence in the 2001 - 2015 period. On the one hand are those who see nuclear weapons as decreasingly effective tools in deterring war. On the other are those experts who concede that nuclear weapons may have a different role than at the height of the Cold War, but who argue that they remain the ultimate deterrent, with considerable effect on the actions of even rogue states.Many experts who state a moral opposition to nuclear weapons have translated this into forecasts of a globalized world in which nuclear deterrence no longer makes sense. With greater economic interdependence, this argument runs, even the so-called "rogue states" will be reconciled to the international order, renouncing or reducing their overt or covert nuclear arsenals.”

Tags : Defense Policy Nuclear Weapons Strategy
Source : Futures of War

191. “The history of sea power is largely, though by no means solely, a narrative of contests between nations, of mutual rivalries, of violence frequently culminating in war. The profound influence of sea commerce upon the wealth and strength of countries was clearly seen long before the true principles which governed its growth and prosperity were detected. To secure to one's own people a disproportionate share of such benefits, every effort was made to exclude others, either by the peaceful legislative methods of monopoly or prohibitory regulations, or, when these failed, by direct violence. The clash of interests, the angry feelings roused by conflicting attempts thus to appropriate the larger share, if not the whole, of the advantages of commerce, and of distant unsettled commercial regions, led to wars. On the other hand, wars arising from other causes have been greatly modified in their conduct and issue by the control of the sea. Therefore the history of sea power, while embracing in its broad sweep all that tends to make a people great upon the sea or by the sea, is largely a military history...”

Tags : Defense Policy Naval History Strategy
Source : The Influence Of Sea Power Upon History, 1660 - 1783

192. “Appear at points which the enemy must hasten to defend; march swiftly to places where you are not expected.”

Tags : Appearence Army Enemies Marching Strategy Suprise War
Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

193. “If, on the other hand, in the midst of difficulties we are always ready to seize an advantage, we may extricate ourselves from misfortune.”

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Author : Sun Tzu
Source : The Art of War

194. “A strategy is a combination of an origin, a destination, and a route to get from origin to destination.”

Tags : Digitalization Strategy
Author : Pearl Zhu
Source : CIO Master: Unleash the Digital Potential of It

195. “Make the strategy a living thing, which can breathe life into people and the culture.”

Tags : Digitalization Strategy
Author : Pearl Zhu
Source : CIO Master: Unleash the Digital Potential of It

196. “Those moments when we learn that mothers rage and fathers kill, that friends betray and authority is fallible, or that our own blank, innocent ignorance can destroy the pure, the good, and the loved are moments the very memory of which constitutes the beginning of a strategy to live in a world where such horrors exist.”

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Source : The Motion Of Light In Water: Sex And Science Fiction Writing In The East Village

197. “The history of the failure of war can almost be summed up in two words: too late.”

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198. “He who believes not in your quest should not sail with you, so that he won't sink your ship.”

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199. “No,” Gideon says. “No guns. The most dangerous weapon you have is your brain. Give someone a gun and they tend to quit using it.”

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Author : Paula Stokes
Source : Vicarious

200. “Genius without wisdom is like a plane without wings; it will navigate the runway but it will never know the sky.”

Tags : Airplane Decisions Discernment Genius Intelligence Plane Runway Strategy Wisdom Wise