Best Quotes by Michael J. Gelb (Top 9)

  1. By stretching yourself beyond your perceived level of confidence you accelerate your development of competence.
  2. Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.
  3. Innovation is the creation and delivery of new customer value in the marketplace.
  4. Over-seriousness is a warning sign for mediocrity and bureaucratic thinking. People who are seriously committed to mastery and high performance are secure enough to lighten up.
  5. Champions know that success is inevitable, that there is no such thing as failure, only feedback. They know that the best way to forecast the future is to create it.
  6. Confusion is the welcome mat at the door of creativity.
  7. Crazy people who are productive are geniuses. Crazy people who are rich are eccentric. Crazy people who are neither productive nor rich are just plain crazy. Geniuses and crazy people are both out in the middle of a deep ocean; geniuses swim, crazy people drown. Most of us are sitting safely on the shore. Take a chance and get your feet wet.
  8. A champion views resistance as a gift of energy.
  9. Research shows that you begin learning in the womb and go right on learning until the moment you pass on. Your brain has a capacity for learning that is virtually limitless, which makes every human a potential genius.