Set higher standards for your own performance than anyone around you, and it won't matter whether you have a tough boss or an easy one. It won't matter whether the competition is pushing you hard, because you'll be competing with yourself.
- Rick Pitino, Basketball Coach, Author and Speaker
Those who turn good (organizations) into great (organizations) are motivated by a deep creative urge and an inner compulsion for sheer unadulterated excellence for its own sake. - Jim Collins, author of "Good to Great"
--- Take advantage of the ambiguity in the world. Look at something and think about what else it might be. - Roger von Oech