I say, I say … that’s interesting

AUSTRALIAN business coach and author, Ric Willmot, is renowned as one of the most ardent collectors of impactful sayings in business and social wisdom.

He not only collects these sayings and distributes them, he is an astute applicant of those gems of wisdom as he incorporates it in his coaching and business courses. Here are some recent insights from Ric Willmot’s collection … 

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
— Albert Einstein.

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
— St Francis of Assisi.

“What I like about sceptics is that in good science you need critics that make you think: ‘Crumbs, have I made a mistake here?’ If you don’t have that continuously, you really are up the creek. The good sceptics have done a good service.”
— James Lovelock.

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”
— George Bernard Shaw.

“Anybody can become angry — that is easy. But to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way —​ that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.”
— Aristotle.

“Stupidity is a talent for misconception.”
— Edgar Allan Poe.

“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.”
— Clint Eastwood.

And, finally, some practical business advice from Ric himself:

“Buyers will pay more for better solutions, intellect, dignity, confidence, trust, and a smile.”
— Ric Willmot.



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