Productivity Quotes

Absorb – Reject – Contribute

“Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own.” – Bruce Lee

Laser Focus

“Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be.” – Eric Thomas

With Pleasure

“The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.” – Thomas J. Watson

Sink or Swim

“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” – Warren Buffett

Already Naked

“Remembering you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There’s no reason not to follow your heart.” – Steve Jobs

Bring Your A Game

“Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.” – Michael Jordan

He Who Hesitates

“While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.” – Henry Link

Clear the Cobwebs

“Sometimes the biggest gain in productive energy will come from cleaning the cobwebs, dealing with old business, and clearing the desks – cutting loose debris that’s impeding forward motion.” – David Allen

Special Delivery

“Always deliver more than expected.” – Larry Page

One Way or Another

“When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it. It simply means I can’t do it with them.” – Quinones Miller