Quick Quotes Weekly | The Risky Edition

Every day, I steal (I mean share… yeah!  Share!) my favorite quotes from my weekly reading over at SmarterThanIAm.com.  To spice things up, I plan to share my five favorites here each week, all year long!  Be sure to click the links and read the full posts, these are smart people saying really smart things.

Control isn’t the goal – the goal is great, market-changing ideas. And you’re going to have to give up some control to get that. –  Alex Bogusky and John Winsor – From Baked In 


Why are so many people afraid of so many things, but they’re never afraid of mediocrity? – Alex Bogusky and John Winsor – From Baked In


The passionate amateur is often worth a lot more than the indifferent professional.Boris Veldhuizjen van Zanten


If people aren’t making mistakes then that means they’re not taking enough risks. – Tony Hsieh – from Delivering Happiness


Maybe America’s Great Stagnation isn’t happening because we’re failing — maybe it’s happening because we’re not.Umair Haque

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