We believe that the task of focusing intellectual and emotional energy is as important to management as allocating financial capital

Strategic architecture is the brain, strategic intent is the heart”

At the end of the day, you bet on people, not on strategies

-Lawrence Bossidy

The nineties will be a decade in a hurry, a nanosecond culture. There will be only two kinds of managers. The quick and the dead.

-Philip Kotler

When all things we want beyond our reach move slowly within our reach, it is easy to feel good about life

When preparing for crises, it is instructive to recall that Noah started building the ark before it began to rain.

Nationalism är racismens grogrund

We shall not cease from exploration

-T.S. Elliot, Four Quartets

All of us, whether or not we are warriors, have a cubic centimeter of chance that pops up in front of us from time to time. The difference between an average man and a warrior is that the warrior is aware of this, and one of his tasks is to be alert, deliberately waiting, so that when this cubic centimeter pops out he has the necessary speed, the prowess, to pick it up.

-Carlos Castaneda

Many companies have started to realize that their employees have brains. How many have understood that they have hearts too?

Most companies are overmanaged and underled. More effort goes into the exercise of control than into the provision of direction

Most people won’t go that extra mile unless they know where they are heading

Informationalize implies converting data into information, information into knowledge and knowledge into effective action

While the world has stood and watched for the past forty years, the two mightiest political powers have engaged in a race to see who could get fastest to a place where no one wanted to go

How many people on their deathbed wish they had spent more time at the office?

What does not get counted does not count. Money is easily counted. Therefore, all too soon, money becomes the measure of all things. A just society needs a new scorecard.

-Charles Handy

This is all about common sense, the problem is, it’s not that common

If you are not the lead dog, you won’t like the view

-Fred Turner

A mind changed against its will is of the same opinion still

Yesterday’s the past and tomorrow’s the future. Today is a gift – which is why they call it the present.

-Bill Kean

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

-Clint Eastwood

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

-Kinesiskt ordspråk

Many people want to make a difference, not just a living

-Jack Canfield and Jacqueline Miller

Responsibility is a difficult thing to talk about. It is often seen as that which others should have more of. Few of us think of ourselves as irresponsible; the admission would be too devastating.

One must oppose those things that one believes to be wrong, but one cannot lead from a predominantly negative posture. One can lead an institution or a total society only by strong, specific, sharply aimed affirmative actions.

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