Fit For the Future


Twelve Insights for 2021 - And Beyond

As we come towards the end of this wild and crazy year, you might be looking ahead to a very different 2021. In this episode, I share 12 quotations I use with my audiences and clients when talking about innovation, change, disruption, leadership, and making a difference.

"We’re not broken, just bent." - P!nk

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Ian MacLaren

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it." - Upton Sinclair

"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change." - Charles Darwin

"It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him." - J.R.R. Tolkien

"It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so." - Josh Billings

"When my information changes, I change my mind. Why, what do you do, sir?" – John Maynard Keynes

"I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better." - Maya Angelou

"Give us the tools and we will finish the job." – Winston Churchill

"Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face." – Mike Tyson

"In theory, there’s no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is." - Benjamin Brewster

"Be so good they can’t ignore you." - Steve Martin