“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”
“Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people.”
“It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) that those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.”
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”
“No matter what our vertical specialty – sales, marketing, manufacturing, finance, administration, management, service, and on and on – achievement in the twenty-first century dramatically depends on our ability to thrive in a system of connections more vast, more varied, and more exposed than any before in the history of man.
Success now requires new skills and habits, a new lens for seeing, and a new consciousness for relating.”
“It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.”
“We fail to listen because we’re anxious about our own performance, convinced that our ideas are better than others’, or both.”