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"Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times."

- Niccolo Machiavelli

"If you are planning for one year, grow rice. If you are planning for 20 years, grow trees. If you are planning for centuries, grow men."

- Chinese Proverb

"Dramatic change often comes as a response to imminent collapse."

- Tom Peters

"Don't tell me you had a wonderful meeting with me. Tell me what you're going to do on Monday that's different."

- Peter Drucker

"Act small and we'll be bigger. Act big and we'll get smaller."

- Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines

"Thinking is easy, action is difficult. To act in accordance with one's thought is the most difficult thing in the world."

- Goethe

"The essence of management is to make knowledge productive."

- Peter Drucker

"As Pogo said, if you want to be a great leader, find a parade and run ahead of it!"

- Fred Smith, CEO of FedEx

"What business strategy is all about is, in a word, competitive advantage... The sole purpose of strategic planning is to enable a company to gain, as efficiently as possible, a sustainable edge over its competitors. Corporate strategy thus implies an attempt to alter a company's strength relative to that of its competitors in the most efficient way."

- Unknown

"A strategy is the pattern or plan that integrates an organization's major goals, policies, and action sequences into a cohesive whole. A well-formulated strategy helps to marshal and allocate an organization's resources into a unique and viable posture based upon its relative internal competencies and shortcomings, anticipated changes in the environment, and contingent moves by intelligent opponents."

- James Brian Quinn, Strategies for Change: Logical Incrementalism

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