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A collection of my favourite quotes, related to strategy, creativity and customer intimacy

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  • 1. Galland.be consulting in strategic marketing management My 46 favourite quotes on strategy, creativity and customer intimacy Ann Galland - November 2010 Galland.be
  • 2. With the years passing by, I have seen and experienced many things to remember and cherish. This has resulted in a collection of personal favourite pictures and quotes gathered while working on different issues great and small. All of them reflect some of my thoughts on strategy, creativity and customer intimacy. Ann Galland 2 November 14, 2010 Galland.be Galland.be
  • 3. “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen” 3 Benjamin Disraeli Galland.be
  • 4. “A brand is more than a promise, it’s a commitment to create a unique experience for your customers, the commitment is yours to keep” Ann Galland Galland.be
  • 5. “if you don’t care where you are going, it doesn’t make a difference which path you take” The Cheshire Cat (Alice in Wonderland) Galland.be
  • 6. “Doing the same thing over and over again, in the hope of a different result, is insanity” Albert Einstein Galland.be
  • 7. “We don’t see things as they are. We see them as we are” Anaïs Nin Galland.be
  • 8. “Your vision of where you want to be is the greatest asset you have. Without having a goal, it is difficult to score” Paul Arden Galland.be
  • 9. “Only the business you believe you are in, determines the customers you aspire to have, as well as your competitive advantage” Ann Galland Galland.be
  • 10. ”I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand” Confucius Galland.be
  • 11. “The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps” Benjamin Disraeli Galland.be
  • 12. “Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers” Voltaire 14 November 2010 Galland.be
  • 13. “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” Miyamoto Musashi 2010 14 November Galland.be
  • 14. “A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all” Michael LeBoeuf Galland.be
  • 15. “It always pays off to walk the extra mile for your customers. The reason why: there are no traffic jams along the extra mile” Ann Galland Galland.be
  • 16. “A strategy delineates a territory in which a company seeks to be unique” 16 Michael Porter Galland.be
  • 17. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” Leonardo da Vinci Galland.be
  • 18. “Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy” Rudy Giuliani Galland.be
  • 19. “In the factory we make cosmetics. In the store we sell hope” 14 November 2010 Charles Revson Galland.be
  • 20. “Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere” 20 Albert Einstein 14 November 2010 Galland.be
  • 21. “Experiences that engage your customers in a personal and unique way, are the foundation for future sustainable growth” Ann Galland Galland.be
  • 22. “Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall” 22 Stephen Covey Galland.be
  • 23. “Complexity x creativity = simplicity ” Geert Van Couteren Galland.be
  • 24. “Content x simplicity = impact” Geert Van Couteren Galland.be
  • 25. “Design is the conscious effort to impose a meaningful order” 25 Victor Papanek Galland.be
  • 26. “Wisdom is infinite, the ultimate reward for listening when you’d rather be talking“ 26 Ann Galland Galland.be
  • 27. “A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so” Mahatma Gandhi 27 Galland.be
  • 28. “If everything seems under control, you are not going fast enough” 28 Mario Andretti Galland.be
  • 29. “A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral” 29 Antoine de Saint-Exupery Galland.be
  • 30. “Technical skill is mastery of complexity, while creativity is mastery of simplicity” 30 Erik Christopher Zeeman Galland.be
  • 31. “Necessity is the mother of invention, it is true, but its father is creativity. And knowledge is the midwife” 31 Jonathan Schattke Galland.be
  • 32. “Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm” 32 Earl Nightingale Galland.be
  • 33. “Absolute identity with one’s cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership” 33 Woodrow Wilson Galland.be
  • 34. “It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block” 34 Paul Gauguin Galland.be
  • 35. “Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door” 35 Coco Chanel Galland.be
  • 36. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty” 36 Winston Churchill Galland.be
  • 37. “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat” 37 Sun Tzu Galland.be
  • 38. “Being born in a duck yard does not matter, if only you are hatched from a swan's egg” 38 Hans Christian Anderson Galland.be
  • 39. “I don’t design clothes, I design dreams” 39 Ralph Lauren Galland.be
  • 40. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel” 40 Maya Angelou Galland.be
  • 41. “Great is the man who has not lost his childlike heart” 41 Mencius Galland.be
  • 42. “I have got a woman’s ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it” 42 Margaret Thatcher Galland.be
  • 43. “I wish I could write as mysterious as I cat” 43 Edgar Allan Poe Galland.be
  • 44. “In the long history of humankind (and animal kind too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed” 44 Charles Darwin Galland.be
  • 45. “Caterpillars tend to become butterflies, they don’t set up impressive presentation to explain how, they just impress us by making it happen without warning” 45 Ann Galland Galland.be
  • 46. “Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised” 46 Ben Jonson Galland.be
  • 47. “All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination” 47 Carl Jung Galland.be
  • 48. “And remember, no matter where you go, there you are” 48 Confucius Galland.be