Catalyst Quotes

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Howard Zinn
“The power of a bold idea uttered publicly in defiance of dominant opinion cannot be easily measured. Those special people who speak out in such a way as to shake up not only the self-assurance of their enemies, but the complacency of their friends, are precious catalysts for change.”
Howard Zinn, You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times

Linkin Park
“God bless us everyone
We're a broken people living under loaded gun
And it can't be outfoght
It can't be outdone
It can't out matched
It can't be outrun
linkin park

Robin Hobb
“No. This is right. I feel it. I am the Catalyst, and I came to change all things. Prophets become warriors, dragons hunt as wolves.
Fitz in Assassin's Quest”
Robin Hobb, Assassin's Quest

Robin Hobb
“Ah, Catylast, can it be that you do not see all the changes you have made? Some by your resignation and acceptance of circumstance, some by your wild struggles. You say that you hate change, but you *are* change.
The Fool in Fool's Fate”
Robin Hobb

Jennifer L. Armentrout
“Hawke wasn’t the catalyst. He was the reward.”
Jennifer L. Armentrout, From Blood and Ash

Siri Hustvedt
“Infancy is irretrievable. Its memories live underground. To what extent they return by stealth or are triggered by various catalysts remains an ongoing question.”
Siri Hustvedt, The Shaking Woman, or A History of My Nerves

“A whole new life at fifty, all because I had become entranced with both the Turkish culture and with Kazim—who one friend called a careening festival of a human being and another called an alcoholic Kurdish carpet salesman. I called him a catalyst.”
Irfan Orga, Portrait of a Turkish Family

James Luceno
“You don’t mind that the war will go on and on?”
“Palpatine could have prevented it. Now it’s up to people like you to end it.”
Tarkin nodded. “And so we shall.”
James Luceno, Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel

“Be obsessed about results. Combine passion, commitment and a hard work ethic with thinking fast, creating alternatives and marshaling resources to achieve results.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Seek out incremental wins. Instead of immediately revolutionizing the company, start small and crush a few things first; once you’ve earned trust, you will garner bigger responsibilities and influence.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“If you hate change, then you’re really going to hate extinction.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Defend organizational change. Inevitable resistance can be mitigated if the change is carefully discussed, planned, embraced, communicated and ultimately defended.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Align the team. Because employee behaviors collectively produce company results, you must understand, advocate for and communicate a clear direction across the company; get everyone singing off the same song sheet.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“There’s a time to be humble and a time to “bring the thunder”.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Practice humility. Shine a light on others, give teammates the credit, volunteer to help, take accountability, seek out feedback, ask others for their opinion, truly listen to people and be open to having your mind changed.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Bring the thunder. Some situations require extra inspiration and motivation to influence others; during those moments, act with fierce bravado.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Mentorship is Instrumental.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Mentorship is the greatest level of leadership maturity there is.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Embrace mentorship. Rely on others to assist you, provide feedback, challenge your thinking and celebrate you; this is one of the greatest growth paths for leaders.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Create your inner circle. Identify four to five irreplaceable, intentional mentors in your life and formally develop those relationships; choose people who already have a vested interest in your success.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“If securing some mentors and being one yourself are not already on your leadership list of things to do, let’s get at it. It’s too important for your career to ignore.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Don’t wait to be reminded to focus on your own development.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Leaders have the power to light up or extinguish the cultural flame of a company.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Be the accelerant. You have the power to light up the cultural flame of the company. It’s not going to happen because of programs, processes, tools, branding or the product itself; focus on the culture and light it up!”
Jim Knight

“Own the place. Act as if you started (or own) the business; this will create added focus, commitment, inspiration and guidance to crafting the right culture.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Light the fire. An established culture needs to be catered to, amped up and perpetuated for the future. Regardless of the state of the culture, take it to “Eleven”.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Small businesses and large corporations alike reap huge rewards from a great company culture.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

Gift Gugu Mona
“Faith is a catalyst that helps us experience the manifestation of God’s power in our lives.”
Gift Gugu Mona, The Essence of Faith: Daily Inspirational Quotes

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Pay attention to every single detail of your dreams, for a part contains the catalyst that will change your life forever.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, The Oneironaut’s Diary

Joan Ambu
“Kindness is the catalyst that fuels our drive for love and compassion.”
Joan Ambu

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