Innovation and risk taking quotes


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Created and presented for the ACT/IAC Management of Change 2014 Conference as a part of the 'Risk-taking, Innovation, and Failing Fast- workshops.

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Innovation and risk taking quotes

  1. 1. I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas A. Edison
  2. 2. Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing. - Denis Waitley
  3. 3. Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is. - Jimmy Carter
  4. 4. A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. - John A. Shedd
  5. 5. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. - Steve Jobs
  6. 6. Only those who play win. Only those who risk win. History favors risk-takers. Forgets the timid. Everything else is commentary. - Iveta Cherneva
  7. 7. Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small. - Tim Ferriss
  8. 8. Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose. - Yoda
  9. 9. I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan
  10. 10. If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs. - Dhirubhai Ambani
  11. 11. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard… - John F. Kennedy We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard… - John F. Kennedy
  12. 12. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. - T. S. Eliot
  13. 13. If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. - Jim Rohn
  14. 14. In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. - Bill Cosby
  15. 15. By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination. - Christopher Columbus
  16. 16. The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. - Mark Caine
  17. 17. It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. - Leonardo da Vinci
  18. 18. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. - Albert Einstein
  19. 19. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. - Helen Keller
  20. 20. Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. - General George S. Patton