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Quotables

October Quotable

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“Authentic brands don’t emerge from marketing cubicles or advertising agencies. They emanate from everything the company does…” ― Howard Schultz, Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time “Everything the company does.” Your approach to meetings. Your training process. Your packaging. Your office decor. Your hiring. Your conversations. […]






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October Quotable

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“Cause-related marketing as we know it, is dead. It is no longer enough to slap a ribbon on a product. Americans seek deeper involvement in social issues and expect brands and companies to provide various means of engagement” ~ Carol Cone Carol Cone “is a requested expert around the globe on CSR, cause branding and corporate […]






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September Quotable

“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week’s value out of a year while another man gets a full year’s value out of a week.”    ~ Charles Richards We’re well into Fall schedules by now and […]






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July Quotable

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“In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential.”  ~ Suze Orman How many of us really want to fulfill our potential? A recent post in a local facebook group brought this home to me this week. A photographer posted an image of a local […]






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June Quotable

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“There’s no question that humans need things like water, food, security, and friends. But the choices that we make are often driven more by what we want than by true unmet needs. Put another way, most of us have everything that we need to live. But what we want is a much more powerful motivation.” […]






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May Quotable

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“We are kept from our goal not by obstacles but by a clear path to a lesser goal.” Robert Brault There are plenty of things that get in the way of meeting our goals. Not writing them down, reviewing them or making plans for their success are at the top of the list. Letting day […]






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April Quotable by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”  Antoine de Saint-Exupéry In this month’s kickstart post, Dan Pink reminded us that most businesses incentivize their people in direct […]






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March Quotable by Steve Jobs

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“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow […]






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