18 December, 2009
“All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.”
— Writer, poet, playwright and all round comic genius Spike Milligan
17 December, 2009
“We also now understand that a quality idea, concept, tool, product or service can receive unprecedented exposure, at little or no marketing cost, if its owners understand the value of making it possible for others to share it.”
— Anthill’s James Tuckerman on the power of ‘sharable‘.
14 December, 2009
“You’re unique, just like everyone else.”
— Mick Liubinskas in Five similarities between forming habits and deep customer development.
11 December, 2009
“Life is too important to be taken seriously.”
— Oscar Wilde.
10 December, 2009
“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.”
— Irish writer George Bernard Shaw.
08 December, 2009
“There is no security on this earth, only opportunity.”
— American General, Douglas Macarthur.
04 December, 2009
“If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.”
— Actor, writer, comedian and Minister of Silly Walks John Cleese.
03 December, 2009
“The popular mythology has it that entrepreneurs are risk-seeking. Yet observational research suggests that successful entrepreneurs are in fact risk-averse agents of opportunity. They intensely manage risk to maintain exposures to levels that can be tolerated and to kill off poorly performing ideas earlier than others. Decisiveness is the key.”
— From “Are successful entrepreneurs born or created?” by Christopher Witt, Director of the Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Australian School of Business.
01 December, 2009
“Locate the nearest 14-year-old teenager and pitch. If he/she doesn’t ‘get it’ in the short attention span mother nature has afforded your chosen sack of hormones, neither will a time-poor investor, client, staff member or business journalist.”