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Gemba Kaizen Quotes

“When you go out into the workplace, you should be looking for things that you can do for your people there. You’ve got no business in the workplace if you’re just there to be there. You’ve got to be looking for changes you can make for the benefit of the people who are working there”. Taiichi Ohno

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time”. Thomas Edison

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field”. Dwight D. Eisenhower

“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it!”. Jonathan Winters

“There are three kinds of leaders. Those that tell you what to do. Those that allow you to do what you want. And Lean leaders that come down to the work and help you figure it out”. John Shook

“The frequency of leadership going to the gemba is inversely proportional to the number of walls separating them from the gemba”. Jon Miller

“Touch your customer, and you’re halfway there”. Estee Lauder

“The more you engage with customers the clearer things become and the easier it is to determine what you should be doing”. John Russell

“Don’t look with your eyes, look with your feet. Don’t think with you head, think with your hands”. Taiichi Ohno

“People who can’t understand numbers are useless. The gemba where numbers are not visible is also bad. However, people who only look at the numbers are the worst of all”. Taiichi Ohno

“Control your own Destiny or somebody else will”. Jack Welch

“Chaos is NOT a condition of doing business”. Karen Martin

“Chaos is the enemy of any organization the strives to be outstanding”. Karen Martin

“When everything is a priority, nothing is a priority”. Karen Martin

“If you want engagement, you must engage”. Karen Martin

“We Can’t Help Everyone, But Everyone Can Help Someone “-Ronald Reagan

“You Will Never Reach Your Destination If You Stop And Through Stones At Every Dog  That Barks”. Winston Churchill

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you”. Princess Diana

“How You See Your Future Is Much More Important Than What Happened In Your Past”. Zig Ziglar

“Physical Fitness is the basis for all other forms of excellence”. John F. Kennedy

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man”. Heraclitus

“The past does not equal the future…unless you live there”. Tony Robbins

Matrix Quote: “You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind”. Morpheus

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower”. Steve Jobs on the DNA of Apple

“My goal in life is to give to the world what I was lucky to receive: the ecstasy of divine union through my music and my dance”. Michael Jackson

“Don’t look for heroes; be one!”. Tony Robbins

“It is not our abilities that define who we truly are, it is our choices”. Albus Dumbledore

“There is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path”. Morpheus

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought”. Buddha

“Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway”.  John Wayne

“All our dreams can become realized if we have the courage to pursue them in spite of our fears”. Walt Disney

“If you can do one thing you thought was utterly impossible, it causes you to rethink your beliefs”. Tony Robbins

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