Quotes in motivation

Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?

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One gets a good rating for fighting a fire. The result is visible; can be quantified. If you do it right the first time, you are invisible. You satisfied the requirements. That is your job. Mess it up, and correct it later, you become a hero.


The idea of a merit rating is alluring. The sound of the words captivates the imagination: pay for what you get; get what you pay for; motivate people to do their best, for their own good.

The effect is exactly the opposite of what the words promise.


Kaizen does not attempt to light a fire under people. It lights the fire within them.

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