The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Failure is not the opposite of success; it's part of success.
Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.
If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.
Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
You can go as far as your mind lets you.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you.
If you think you can't, you're right.
If you're going to be thinking anyway, think big!
My parents ingrained in me early on that the perfect score is always something to strive for. I want to win and I want to succeed no matter what.
Just because you are CEO, don't think you have landed. You must continually increase your learning, the way you think, and the way you approach the organization. I've never forgotten that.
We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions, that we'll screw up royally sometimes - understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it's part of success.
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