Quotes

Shakespeare on identity

This above all: To thine own self be true – Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 3  

Einstein quote on Creativity

“Creativity is intelligence having fun” – Albert Einstein

Richard Branson quote on business

“A business is simply an idea to make other people’s lives better” – Richard Branson

Joe Kraus quote on business in the 21st Century

“The 20th Century was about dozens of markets of millions of consumers. The 21st Century is about millions…

David Droga quote on storytelling

“The ad industry’s traditional approach to a story arc — beginning, middle and end in a 30-second spot…

David Droga quote on digital vs TV

“TV is like a formula one track – its predetermined. You can still put a piece of shit…

Herman Miller quote on business value

“Over time businesses will rightly be judged not by their products or profits, but on their impact on…

Herman Miller quote on problems worth solving

‘While we definitely have to care about technology, we only have to care about it in the sense…

Coca-Cola quote on Mobile First

“Mobile is at the core of everything we’re doing. If we can’t make a story work on a…

Duan Evans quote on human psychology in marketing

“(Our work) is all about empowering the audience to help them achieve more… understand that its better to…

Joseph Campbell on stories

“If you’re going to have a story, have a big story, or none at all.” – Joseph Campbell

Marissa Mayer quote on advertising

“Art is advertising and advertising is art” – Marissa Mayer

Andrew Bosworth quote on his mission as Facebook’s Senior Ad Engineer

“The mission of my organization is to make meaningful connections between people and businesses.” – Andrew Bosworth, Facebook’s…

Reid Hoffman quote on his job description

“I build, design and improve human ecosystems through software” – Reid Hoffman, Ex-PayPal COO, LinkedIn founder and Silicon…

Jackson Pollock quote on art

“The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through” – Jackson Pollock

Joseph Chilton Pearce quote on being creative

“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong” – Joseph Chilton Pearce

Pablo Picasso quote on being an artist

“Every child is an artist. the problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up” –…

Julia Cameron quote on taking risks

“Leap and the net will appear” – Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way

Bill Ford quote on industrial scale

“We can’t win the hearts and minds of a generation with efficiency” – Bill Ford, great grandson of…

General Stanley McChrystal on winning a connection war

“To defeat a network, we had become a network. We became a team of teams.” – General Stanley…

General Stan McCrystal quote on Efficiency vs Connectivity

“We were an outstanding 20th century organisation but that was of little use in the 21st century” –…

General Stanley McChrystal quote on leadership in a complex world

“Efficiency, once the sole icon on the hill, must make room for adaptability” – General Stanley McChrystal

Elon Musk quote on strategy

“Thinking in first principles protects you from following a herd right off a cliff, just because there’s a…

African proverb on Connection

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together” – African…

Screenwriters maxim on starting

“Don’t get it right, just get it written” – Screenwriter’s maxim on starting

Walt Disney Quote on imagination

“We restore order with imagination” – Walt Disney, Saving Mr Banks

Peter Diamandis quote on Disrupting Yourself

“The desire to not compete against themselves was actually a decision to put themselves out of business” – Peter Diamandis…

Problogger quote on starting

“We all start at the same place – zero readers” – Darren Rowse, Problogger

Bill Bernbach on Creative

“You can say the right thing about a product and nobody will listen. You’ve got to say it…