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    Volunteering is a window into the passions of the soul.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: soul  passion 
     
    If happiness could be bought, we'd probably be unhappy at the price tag. If only the secret of happiness was as simple as getting wealthy and spending more.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: happiness  secret 
     
    Strong ethics keep corporations healthy . Poor ethics make companies sick. Values are the immune system of every organisation.
    — Patrick Dixon
    The phrase "work-life balance" tells us that people think that work is the opposite of life. We should be talking about life-life balance.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: people  work  balance 
     
    You cannot have strong leadership without passion.
    — Patrick Dixon
    When you have been close to death it makes you think about life.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: death 
     
    Every product and service is sold on the promise of a better future. The purpose of business is to deliver on the promise, and profit is the reward for doing so.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: future  service  business 
     
    You will learn more about the people you work with in three minutes by asking them what they do for nothing, than by working with them for three years in the same team
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: people  work  learn  year 
     
    The promise of every product and service is a better life. Profits are the prize for delivering on the promise.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: service 
     
    To every trend there is a counter-trend. There are a number of pendulums operating and each creates new business opportunities.
    — Patrick Dixon
    The larger the corporation, the greater the risk that you are flying blind.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: risk 
     
    Institutional blindness is a major threat to the future of all corporations.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: future 
     
    The key to understanding the future is one word: sustainability.
    — Patrick Dixon
    Listen to your customers but don't (always) believe what they say-they know even less about the future than you.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: future  believe 
     
    In banking or insurance trust is the only thing you have to sell.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: trust  sell 
     
    The Six Faces of the future are: Fast, Urban, Tribal, Universal, Radical and Ethical.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: future  urban  radical 
     
    The paradox of innovation is this: CEO's often complain about lack of innovation, while workers often say leaders are hostile to new ideas.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: leader  innovation  ideas 
     
    The risk of a business being hit by a low probability, high impact event is far higher than most boards realize because the number of potential wild cards is so great.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: potential  wild  risk  business 
     
    Connect with all the passions people have - for themselves, their families, their communities and wider world - and they will follow you to the ends of the earth, buy your products and services with pride, and may even be willing to work for you for next to nothing.
    — Patrick Dixon
    Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you - be futurewise.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: future 
     
    The future is about emotion: reactions to events are usually far more important than the events themselves.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: future 
     
    Business strategy is the battleplan for a better future.
    — Patrick Dixon
    Life is too short to waste on things that don't matter.
    — Patrick Dixon
    People will only follow you if they see you're ahead, are convinced you know the route, trust you, and want to get there too.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: people  trust 
     
    Motivation is a battle for the heart, not just an appeal to the mind. Passion is always an expression of the soul.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: heart  soul  battle  mind  passion 
     
    All the most powerful speeches ever made point to a better future.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: future  powerful  speech 
     
    You can have the greatest strategy in the world but what is the point if no one cares?
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: world  strategy 
     
    Give people a convincing reason and they will lay down their very lives.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: people  live 
     
    Mission is at the heart of what you do as a team. Goals are merely steps to its achievement.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: heart  achievement  goal 
     
    The future of marketing belongs to honest information, accurate data and clear claims based on truth.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: truth  future  marketing 
     
    Tribalism is the most powerful force in the world.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: world  powerful 
     
    I would rather work with five people who really believe in what they are doing rather than five hundred who can't see the point.
    — Patrick Dixon
    tags: people  work  believe 
     
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