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Friday, December 13: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana
Thursday, December 12: "He is always right who suspects that he makes mistakes." - Spanish Proverb
Wednesday, December 11: "The way we see the problem is the problem." - Steven Covey
Tuesday, December 10: "An improvement project can never be a secret. The involvement of everyone is the basic condition for success." - Ahmed Hussein, Birlacril Business Excellence Facilitator
Monday, December 9: "Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it." - Thomas Jefferson
Friday, December 6: "The more complex the task, the better it serves as preparation for a more complicated task the next time. One puzzle leads to another." - Robert B. Reich
Thursday, December 5: "There is only one valid definition of business purpose: to create a customer."
- Peter Drucker
Wednesday, December 4: "If you don't fail some of the time, you're not trying." - Thomas J. Peters
Tuesday, December 3: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Monday, December 2: "For every complex question there is a simple answer, and it is wrong."
- H. L. Mencken
Friday, November 29: "There is no such thing as failure. There are only results." - Anthony Robbins
Thursday, November 28: "People do not just buy things, they also buy expectations." - Albrecht and Zemke
Wednesday, November 27: "The intuitive thinker may even invent or discover problems that the analyst would not. But it may be the analyst who gives these problems the proper formalism." - Jerome S. Bruner
Tuesday, November 26: "Failure is the seed of success." - Kaoru Ishikawa
Monday, November 25: "All problems become smaller if, instead of indulging them, you confront them. Touch a thistle timidly and it pricks you; grasp it boldly and its spine crumbles." - William S. Halsey
Friday, November 22: "When the customer says, 'That ain't it,' then that, in fact, ain't it." - John Guaspari
Thursday, November 21: "Quality, like anything else worth doing, doesn't just happen. It's not like tomorrow; you can't just wait and it will come to you." - H. James Harrington
Wednesday, November 20: "Any industrialized operation requires a continuous flow of parts that meet or exceed quality expectations. How do you keep up with the fast pace of supply and demand? Adopt an approach that is both hyper farming and high performing." - Vik Saksena, Aerospace Supplier Development, Honeywell
Tuesday, November 19: "Progress is impossible without the ability to admit mistakes." - Masaaki Imai
Monday, November 18: "There is never a shortage of challenges for people in industry." - Ronald G. DayBack to today's quote
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