Apr 172017
 

Motivation Quotes

Large assortment of Supply Chain, Leadership and Motivation quotes.

  • “An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.”  ~ Jack Welch
  • “If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don’t have to manage them.”  ~ Jack Welch
  • “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”  ~ Peter Drucker
  • “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.”  ~ Douglas MacArthur
  • “Everyone has the heart of a champion on game day. It’s the heart you have during the weeks, months, and years of preparation that actually makes a difference.”  ~ John M. Raymond
  • “Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  • “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.”  ~ Dr. Seuss
  • “The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”  ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.”  ~ Sam Walton
  • “It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur.  You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.”  ~ Nelson Mandela

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May 082016
 

Supply Chain Quotes

An assortment of Supply Chain quotes.

 

“If you are going to do TPS you must do it all the way.  You also need to change the way you think.  You need to change how you look at things.”  ~ Taiichi Ohno, father of the Toyota Production System

Taiicho Ohno Toyota Production System TPS supply chain quote

“Standards should not be forced down from above but rather set by the production workers themselves.” ~ Taiichi Ohno

Taiichi ohno father of Toyota Production System TPS supply chain quotes

“Leader win through logistics.  Vision, sure. Strategy, yes.  But when you go to war, you need to have both toilet paper and bullets at the right place at the right time.  In other words, you must win through superior logistics.”  ~ Tom Peters

Supply Chain

“Without data, you’re just another person with an opinion.” ~ W. Edwards Deming

Big Data supply chain quotes

“Everyone has the heart of a champion on game day.  It’s the heart you have during the weeks, months, and years of preparation that actually makes a difference.”  ~ John Raymond

John Raymond

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.  If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”  ~ Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

Warren Buffett quote reputation success motivation business

“We have to make sure, at Apple, that we stay true to focus, laser focus – we know we can only do great things a few times, only on a few products.” ~ Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

Tim Cook CEO Apple Supply Chain quote

“Supply Chain is like nature, it is all around us.”

Supply Chain

“Make life an adventure.”

Make life an adventure supply chain quote

 

  • “For much of Toyota’s history, we have ensured the quality and reliability of our vehicles by placing a device called an andon cord on every production line – and empowering any team member to halt production if there’s an assembly problem. Only when the problem is resolved does the line begin to move again.” ~ Akio Toyoda
  • “Supply chains are everywhere. From the biggest company in the world to running your househould. We all have supply chain experience even if we don’t know it.” ~ EverythingSupplyChain.com
  • “The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best but legendary.” ~ Sam Walton, founder and CEO of Walmart