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6heads Quotes

  1. 1. Email us: 6heads@mail.com
  2. 2. Andrew “Six Heads” Lewis (bornDecember 14, 1970 in George-town, Guyana) is a professionalboxer in the Light Middleweight.
  3. 3. “ Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” Henry Ford
  4. 4. “ Every calamity should be seen as an opportunity, not a crisis. This is the next challenge in the sustainability transition.” Tim O’Riordan
  5. 5. “ Reducing unsustainability will not create sustainability.” John R. Ehrenfeld
  6. 6. “ If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.” Woody Allen
  7. 7. “ Yours is the last generation that will be afforded the opportunity to stabilize life as we know it.” Zen Makuch
  8. 8. Tweet about tonight at:#6heads and @6_heads
  9. 9. “ People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.” Bernard Shaw
  10. 10. “ Today, our economy operates with a too important to fail attitude.” Mervyn King
  11. 11. “ No one has the answer to the question of how 6 (soon to be 8 or 9) billion people can live together sustainably. But an ultimate solution is exactly what is not needed. No one had a plan for the Industrial Revolution. No ministry was put in charge. No single business led the way. Instead, countless acts of initiative and daring created a critical mass of unstoppable changes. The Industrial Age was not planned but innovated. The next age will be no different. ” Peter Senge
  12. 12. “ We learn from a young age that getting something wrong means that there is something wrong with us.” Kathryn Schulz
  13. 13. Email us: 6heads@mail.com
  14. 14. Kumara has six heads because hewas nursed by the karttikas – sixwomen who, as stars, comprisethe Pleiades. The six heads alsorepresent the six senses (includingextrasensory perception).
  15. 15. “ Difference needs to be seen as a source of creativity, not a reason for destruction or polarization.” Alfonso Montuori
  16. 16. “ Take the opportunities afforded to you and change the world – no nibbling around the edges.” Dr Mike Tennant
  17. 17. “ ...there is no more strategic issue for a company, or any organization, than its ultimate purpose. For those who think business exists to make a profit, I suggest they think again. Business makes a profit to exist. Surely it must exist for some higher, nobler purpose than that.” Ray Anderson
  18. 18. “ Teams galvanize around a common goal.” Annonymous
  19. 19. “ We take our collective pulse 24 hours a day with the use of statistics. We understand life that way, though somehow the more figures we use, the more the great truths seem to slip through our fingers. Despite all that numerical control, we feel as ignorant of the answers to the big questions as ever.” Boyle
  20. 20. Tweet about tonight at:#6heads and @6_heads
  21. 21. “ Enough words have been exchanged; Now at last let me see some deeds! ...What does not happen today, will not be done tomorrow, And you should not let a day slip by, Let resolution grasp what’s possible ” and seize it boldly by the hair. J.W. Goethe
  22. 22. “ Not everything important is measured, and not everything measurable is important.” Eliot Einsner
  23. 23. “ There is no secret to success, it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” Colin Powell
  24. 24. “ Design is a process in which new action-producing structure are created and substituted for old ones such that routine acts change from the old, effective patterns to new ones that produce the desired outcomes. ” John R Ehrenfeld
  25. 25. “ Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” George Kneller
  26. 26. Email us: 6heads@mail.com
  27. 27. When you still have all your hairyou have a “forehead.” As yourhairline recedes this becomesa “6 head”, an “8 head” or ifcompletely bald, a “10 head.”
  28. 28. “ There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns.” Edward De Bono
  29. 29. “ The systems intelligence needed to deal with the challenges we face as the Industrial age comes to an end is collective and must be built by working together at many levels within and beyond organisations in teams and networks that span industries, communities and global supply chains. ” Senge
  30. 30. “ Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.” Picasso
  31. 31. “ If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” Sir Ken Robinson
  32. 32. Tweet about tonight at:#6heads and @6_heads
  33. 33. “ We learn as we go along.” Fourie, SABMiller
  34. 34. “ Failure isn’t a problem. It’s the fear of failure that’s the limiting factor. You can’t lose your nerve for the big failure, because it’s the exact same nerve you need for the big success.” Regina Dugan, DARPA Director
  35. 35. “ We must do what we conceive to be the right thing and not bother our heads or burden our souls with whether we’re going to be successful. Because if we don’t do the right thing, we’ll be doing the wrong thing, and we’ll just be part of ” the disease and not a part of the cure. E. E. Schumacher
  36. 36. “ We may not be able to predict the future but we can help to shape it.” Sir Ken Robinson
  37. 37. “ A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.” Steve Jobs
  38. 38. Email us: 6heads@mail.com
  39. 39. Scylla was a supernatural creature,with 12 feet and six heads on long,snaky necks, each head having atriple row of sharklike teeth.Being caught between the Scylla and Charybdis meansto be caught in a situation that is extremely challenging.There is no good way to get through the situation, andany choice one makes will engender losses.
  40. 40. “ Future thinking can be very powerful as a way of unlocking creativity .” Sally Uren
  41. 41. “ Business can be a source of progressive change.” Ben and Jerry
  42. 42. “ Manage with a long rein, allowing employees the freedom to follow their own hunches.” Sandra Vandermerwe & Sue Birley
  43. 43. “ Complex structures, and performance management processes might mean that we are missing a trick, or that ideas are getting diluted as they get put through the organisation.” Anonymous
  44. 44. Tweet about tonight at:#6heads and @6_heads
  45. 45. “ Learning from failure and embracing failure on a small scale is key to innovation.” Louise Marston
  46. 46. “ Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.” David Attenborough
  47. 47. “ I haven’t failed – I’ve just found 10,000 ways that don’t work.” Thomas Edison
  48. 48. “ There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits.” Friedman
  49. 49. “ Sustainability is the mother of all collaboration.” Miriam Turner
  50. 50. Email us: 6heads@mail.com
  51. 51. “ Businesses innovate or they fail to survive. What will differ for life beyond the Industrial Age Bubble will be what inspires the innovation.” Peter Senge
  52. 52. “ There is no such thing as radical innovation.” Mike Tennant
  53. 53. “ Firms still focus more on reducing unsustainable firm-level behaviour than on increasing the sustainability of the system via radical change across actors and levels. ” Loorbach et al.
  54. 54. “ If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” Antoine de Saint Exupéry
  55. 55. “ The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.” Albert Einstein
  56. 56. Tweet about tonight at:#6heads and @6_heads
  57. 57. “ Man talks of a battle with Nature, forgetting that if he won the battle, he would find himself on the losing side.” Fritz Schumacher
  58. 58. “ Once failure becomes brand damaging, we don’t have permission to fail… you risk damaging something that people identify with.” Anonymous
  59. 59. “ The issues are huge. Any single project will not be enough. We need larger scale projects and an integrated view.” Coca-Cola
  60. 60. “ Innovation is anything, but business as usual. ” Anonymous
  61. 61. “ We must break free of established mental models and the arbitrary boundaries on thinking assumptions impose.” Peter Senge
  62. 62. “ The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” George Bernard Shaw
  63. 63. Email us: 6heads@mail.com
  64. 64. “ For many companies, talking about failure is seen as revealing weakness and a threat to their valuable image of success.” Anonymous
  65. 65. “ If at first the idea is not absurd, then there will be no hope for it.” A. Einstein
  66. 66. “ With incentives, people become experts at the system and the process and not at the core function they are supposed to be delivering.” Anonymous
  67. 67. “ Innovation is 5% inspiration and 95% perspiration.” Birkinshaw et al
  68. 68. “ The organism that destroys its environment destroys itself.” Bateson
  69. 69. “ It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” Bill Gates
  70. 70. “ In a world where organisations and individuals have access to the same information flows and data, the advantage will favour those who realize incremental innovation is not enough; that the cultivation and development of creative behaviours is the key to success in a competitive environment. ” Dan Pink

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