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750 Inspirational Performance Quotes To Motivate You (2023)

1. “Proper planning and preparation prevents poor performance.” ― Stephen Keague, author


2. “When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellency becomes a reality “ – Joe Paterno, American football player


3. “12 In retirement, Smith reflected on his exceptional performance, saying simply, “I never stopped trying to become qualified for the job.”


4. It seemed that we loved each other better when there were large swaths of two continents between us. The daily work of love was often hard to perform at home.. — Aleksandar Hemon


5. “To elevate a moment, 1) boost sensory appeal by making things look, feel, taste, or sound much better than normal 2) raise the stakes by adding a competition, a game, a performance, a deadline, or a public commitment 3) break the script by violating expectations about the experience and doing something very different and surprising from what is expected.”


6. The ultimate expression of precision engineering, state-of-the-art technology, and the finest materials. It’s a car that defines performance in every way.


7. “you must deliberately protect yourself against serious losses; you must aspire to “adequate,” not extraordinary, performance.”


8. “We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him.” —Michel de Montaigne


9. “If you allow the status quo to persist, you can’t expect to improve performance, and you can’t expect to win.”


10. “If you believe people are fundamentally good and worthy of trust, you must be honest and transparent with them. That includes telling them when they are lagging behind in their performance. But having a mission-driven, purposeful workplace also requires that you approach people with sensitivity.” — Laszlo Bock


11. I wish you all the best in life. You’ve always put your best into this task and ensured the success of this project. Thank you for your exceptional performance. You are a wonderful team.


12. “Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.” – Mary Kay Ash


13. “Recognize certain traits that seem to be in every champion: passion, commitment, confidence, pride in performance, high standards of excellence, relentlessness, perseverance, and the ability to perform in adverse circumstances.” ― Nick Saban


14. ‘She leaned back in her chair, watching the sunrise as if it were a private performance intended just for her. And for a moment it felt that way: as if the sun was showing off for her benefit, reminding her how wonderful it was to be young and alive and in New York.’ ― Katharine McGee


15. “A bimmer stands for luxury, performance and style like no other car can!” – Unknown


16. “If you continue to keep low performers on your team, that are actually dragging the team down, you’re failing the whole team. And eventually, the whole team is going to fail.” – Jocko Willink


17. “But the acclaim also felt like part of the performance itself, the best part, and the most pure expression of what I was trying to do, which was make myself into this kind of person: someone worthy of praise, worthy of love.”


18. “In the age of AI, women’s attention to experience and detail can outperform machine learning, whereas men’s traits of rational thinking will be challenged by machines.”


19. “A vast industry of stockbrokers, financial planners, and investment advisers skims a fortune for themselves off the top in exchange for passing their clients’ money on to people who, as a whole, cannot possibly outperform the market.” ~ Michael Lewis


20. “Every organization needs to be introspective, transparent, and honest with itself. This only works if everyone is unified on the goals and purposes of the organization and there is trust within the team. High-performing, successful organizations build cultures of introspection and trust and never lose sight of their purpose.” – Colin Powell


21. “In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by them.”


22. “if you want to achieve consistent performance, you need both parts of a 20 Mile March: a lower bound and an upper bound, a hurdle that you jump over and a ceiling that you will not rise above, the ambition to achieve and the self-control to hold back. ” ― James C. Collins, Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck--Why Some Thrive Despite Them All


23. “Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.”―Samuel Johnson


24. “Coaching is unlocking people’s potential to maximize their own performance. It is more often helping them to learn rather than teaching them." - John Whitmore


25. Mistakes are proof that you are trying. Perfection is not attainable, so why aim for it? Aiming for progress instead of perfection is a great way to improve your overall performance. Be yourself.


26. “We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him.” – Michel de Montaigne


27. Exam anxiety suggests you worry about how you will perform, whether you will pass during the exam and whether you are ready for the exam.


28. “If you want to achieve consistent performance, you need both parts of a 20 Mile March: a lower bound and an upper bound, a hurdle that you jump over and a ceiling that you will not rise above, the ambition to achieve and the self-control to hold back.”


29. “In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.”


30. “Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.”


31. True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well. — Bill Owens


32. “Forty percent of all Russell 3000 stock components lost at least 70% of their value and never recovered over this period. Effectively all of the index’s overall returns came from 7% of component companies that outperformed by at least two standard deviations.”


33. “Positive work environments outperform negative work environments.” ~ Daniel Goleman , Positive work environment quotes


34. Teams always perform better


35. “In what area would excellence really have an extraordinary impact on the economic results of our business, to the point where it might transform the economic performance of the entire business?


36. “The bad news is that ignoring the performance of people is almost as bad as shredding their effort in front of their eyes. … The good news is that by simply looking at something that somebody has done, scanning it and saying ‘uh huh,’ [you] dramatically improve people’s motivations.”


37. If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.


38. “People with a growth mindset believe that they can improve with effort. They outperform those with a fixed mindset, even when they have a lower IQ, because they embrace challenges, treating them as opportunities to learn something new.” — Travis Bradberry


39. “when it comes to standards, as a leader, it’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate. When setting expectations, no matter what has been said or written, if substandard performance is accepted and no one is held accountable—if”


40. “It is better to do one’s own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, however well one may perform it. He who does his duty as his own nature reveals it, never sins.” – Lao Tzu


41. Marketing is the task we perform before creating a product. If three years are spent developing a product, then it will not be the correct product.


42. “So that’s where we stand. The Me Generation, addicted to performance, dismantled the controls that protect us from corporate abuses and stock market crashes. A Distracted Generation, living in a world of abstraction, thinks it has ADHD but more likely has a dopamine-fueled addiction to social media and cell phones. It would seem we have reached the abyss.”


43. “I am important. I do have what it takes. I am a first-class performer. My work is important. Think this way, and you’re headed straight to success.”


44. “In addition, surround yourself with people who won’t put up with your usual baloney. Don’t join an easy crowd. Go where the expectations are high, where the pressure to perform is high. That, too, is part of your overall strategy for wealth and happiness.”


45. “When I used to perform weddings, the image I always had was the image of a triangle, in which there are two partners and then there is this third force, this third being, that emerges out of the interaction of these two. The third one is the one that is the shared awareness that lies behind the two of them.”


46. “Too much concern about how well one is doing in a task sometimes disrupts performance by loading short-term memory with pointless anxious thoughts. The conclusion is straightforward: self-control requires attention and effort.”


47. “Goals prepare Olympic athletes physically and mentally. Did you know that goals are used by sports psychologists in order to help athletes improve their performance?” – Paul Bailey


48. “The world is a show and the show is a performance of the wealthy, the beautiful and the fortunate. The invulnerable, the matchless and the exclusive live a life like dazzling fish in a scintillating seascape behind glass. Everybody may admire them, but nobody can touch them. ( “Keeping up with the Joneses” )”


49. “The bmw badge stands for luxury, power and performance all wrapped up into one beautiful package.” – Unknown


50. “Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.” — Mary Kay Ash


51. “It seemed that we loved each other better when there were large swaths of two continents between us. The daily work of love was often hard to perform at home.”


52. “What makes the best leaders and best teams great is that when they make mistakes, they acknowledge them, take ownership, and make corrections to upgrade their performance.”


53. Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing. — Mary D. Poole


54. “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.” – Vincent van Gogh


55. “One of the first times I ever performed in front of a big group of people was at my kindergarten graduation. I did, like, a Michael Jackson impersonation as, like, a five-year-old. I had the suit and blazer, the glove and the fedora, and I just performed a whole Michael Jackson song. I’m sure it was ‘Smooth Criminal.” — Chance the Rapper


56. “The first three laws of behavior change—make it obvious, make it attractive, and make it easy—increase the odds that a behavior will be performed this time. The fourth law of behavior change—make it satisfying—increases the odds that a behavior will be repeated next time.”


57. People are my most important asset. Faith in the supreme being, trust, credibility, and performance are the things that have brought me to the top. — Don King


58. “Confidence… thrives on honesty. on honor. on the sacredness of obligations. on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt


59. “Good performance accountability is about having a positive conversation between manager and employee. A manager is a coach and communicator, not command and controller.”


60. Quality performance (and quality service) starts with a positive attitude. – Jeffrey Gitomer


61. “Set higher standards for your own performance than anyone else around you, and your only competition will be with yourself” – Rick Pitino


62. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.”


63. “It's easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It's a lot more difficult to perform one.” – Chuck Palahniuk


64. “We have a tendency to measure ourselves against the people around us. They become our point of reference. A good coach will evaluate your performance against your potential.


65. “The bmw badge stands for performance, luxury and power all wrapped up into one beautiful package.”– Unknown


66. “Conflict is about issues and ideas, while accountability is about performance and behavior.” - Patrick Lencioni Infographic published by Neil Beyersdorf neil-beyersdorf.branded.me/


67. “Judge investors by the quality of their arguments, not the performance of their last trade.”


68. “leadership is the single greatest factor in any team’s performance. Whether a team succeeds or fails is all up to the leader. The leader’s attitude sets the tone for the entire team. The leader drives performance—or doesn’t.”


69. “a knowledge worker, is responsible for actions and decisions which are meant to contribute to the performance capacity of his organization. It is meant for every one of the men I call “executives.”


70. “Success in the knowledge economy comes to those who know themselves—their strengths, their values, and how they best perform.” - Peter Drucker, management consultant, educator, and author


71. “Repetitive exceptional performance became a habit.”


72. “Everything must be taught, and everything must be connected with life; but this does not mean that the actions which children have learned to perform and to integrate with their practical lives should be suppressed or directed by us in every detail. This integration of his actions is one of the highest efforts that a child can make. ”


73. Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.” — Lisa Alther


74. “A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.”


75. “Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.” — Peter Drucker


76. “People are my most important asset. Faith in the supreme being, trust, credibility, and performance are the things that have brought me to the top.” – Don King


77. “We all have a vast number of areas in which we have no talent or skill and little chance of becoming even mediocre. In those areas a knowledge workers should not take on work, jobs and assignments. It takes far more energy to improve from incompetence to mediocrity than it takes to improve from first-rate performance to excellence.”


78. True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.


79. “His attitude reflected victimization: life dealt him and his boat crew members a disadvantage, which justified poor performance.”


80. “Leaders must accept total responsibility, own problems that inhibit performance, and develop solutions to those problems. A”


81. Quality performance starts with a positive attitude. – Jeffrey Gitomer


82. “If a team cannot perform with excellence at a moment’s notice, they probably will fail in the long run” – Mike Krzyzewski


83. “For every organization needs performance in three major areas: It needs direct results; building of values and their reaffirmation; and building and developing people for tomorrow.”


84. “The task of an executive is not to change human beings. Rather, as the Bible tells us in the parable of the Talents, the task is to multiply performance capacity of the whole by putting to use whatever strength, whatever health, whatever aspiration there is in individuals.”


85. Always make individuals feel valued because that will be the reason why they would perform better than before.


86. “While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian.” — George Washington


87. “Peak performance begins with your taking complete responsibility for your life and everything that happens to you.” – Brian Tracy


88. If you’re a CEO and your employees aren’t performing, that’s on you.


89. “During my own training and performance in BUD/S as a boat crew leader,” I told them, “I can remember many times when my boat crew struggled. It was easy to make excuses for our team’s performance and why it wasn’t what it should have been. But I learned that good leaders don’t make excuses. Instead, they figure out a way to get it done and win.”


90. “The only thing I have learned is to find strength in yourself. No one can help you, no one can do anything for you, you have to do the work yourself.” – Marina Abramovic, performance artist


91. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.” —Mary D. Poole


92. “Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.” —Lisa Alther


93. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.—Peter Drucker


94. “A person can perform only from strength. One cannot build performance on weakness, let alone on something one cannot do at all.”


95. Exam anxiety has many causes and triggers, including performance pressure, lack of confidence in oneself, excessive worry about disappointing others, fear of failure and upcoming exams or presentations.


96. Trying to achieve the monthly targets and performance standards without you is going to be a tough one to crack. I hope your new colleagues appreciate the skills that you’re going to bring to the table as much as we do. Please keep in touch.


97. “A habit is a routine or behavior that is performed regularly—and, in many cases, automatically.”


98. “What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.”


99. “Leaders should never be satisfied. They must always strive to improve, and they must build that mind-set into the team. They must face the facts through a realistic, brutally honest assessment of themselves and their team’s performance.”


100. “Write down the tasks, initiatives, and actions that each member of your team needed do to perform at his or her peak level.” - John Wooden


101. Quality performance starts with a positive attitude. -Jeffrey Gitomer


102. “It seemed that we loved each other better when there were large swaths of two continents between us. The daily work of love was often hard to perform at home.” – Aleksandar Hemon


103. “Admitting mistakes, taking ownership, and developing a plan to overcome challenges are integral to any successful team. Ego can prevent a leader from conducting an honest, realistic assessment of his or her own performance and the performance of the team.”


104. “leadership is the single greatest factor in any team’s performance. Whether a team succeeds or fails is all up to the leader. The leader’s attitude sets the tone for the entire team. The leader drives performance—or doesn’t. And”


105. Each of us is responsible for our performance. Let’s not waste time on gossip. Let’s focus on work. Also, deal with your problems and don’t be afraid to ask questions or seek help from others.


106. Respect is the key determinant of high performance leadership. How much people respect you determines how well they perform. - Author: Brian Tracy


107. “Work environments are encouraging employees to perform to their highest ability.” ― indeed.com


108. “In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.” – Unknown


109. “Touring is tough. You’re almost in a haze because you don’t really know where you are half the time: You’re in a hotel room one moment, and the next thing you know, you’re onstage performing for 60,000 people, then you’re back on an airplane. It’s very hectic and I couldn’t do it without my family.” ~ Vanessa Hudgens


110. “Succeeding is performing at your best when your best is required”


111. “mistakes did I make that time?’ “‘What did I do that was right—and in what way could I have improved my performance?’ “‘What lessons can I learn from that experience?”


112. “The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.” ― Marcel Duchamp


113. “Companies that invest more in digital transformation actually outperform their peers over time. These companies are more prepared for disruption, better able to monetize new digital channels, and better able to build a bigger user base. What’s more, this phenomenon exists regardless of industry.” — Geoff Cubitt, CEO, Isobar US


114. “If the people inside a company are told to come to work and just do their job, that’s all they will do. If they are constantly reminded WHY the company was founded and told to always look for ways to bring that cause to life while performing their job, however, then they will do more than their job.”


115. “When we work on a Trusting Team we feel safe to express vulnerability. We feel safe to raise our hands and admit we made a mistake, be honest about shortfalls in performance, take responsibility for our behavior and ask for help. Asking for help is an example of an act that reveals vulnerability.”


116. “As far as I knew she had never written creatively at all. She liked to perform dramatic monologues and sing antiwar ballads. Onstage she was the superior performer and I often glanced at her anxiously to remind myself what to do.”


117. “If you want to lift the performance of the organisation, you have to lift yourself … my message to my team was always meet my bar, and that bar would constantly be moved up.”


118. “She leaned back in her chair, watching the sunrise as if it were a private performance intended just for her. And for a moment it felt that way: as if the sun was showing off for her benefit, reminding her how wonderful it was to be young and alive.”


119. “In what areas would poor performance threaten to damage economic performance, greatly or at least significantly.”


120. “A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance.” — Tom Flores


121. “God performs the most impressive feats through the most unimpressive people. ”


122. “Recognize certain traits that seem to be in every champion: passion, commitment, confidence, pride in performance, high standards of excellence, relentlessness, perseverance, and the ability to perform in adverse circumstances.”


123. “Work becomes worship when you dedicate it to God and perform it with an awareness of his presence.”


124. “Leadership is not magnetic personality, that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not ‘making friends and influencing people,’ that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” -Peter F. Drucker


125. “There will never be a story of a janitor outperforming the world’s top nuclear engineers. But these stories do happen in investing.”


126. “If we make one criterion for defining the artist the impulse to make something new, or to do something in a new way - a kind of divine discontent with all that has gone before, however good - then we can find such artists at every level of human culture, even when performing acts of great simplicity.”


127. “When personal agendas become more important than the team and the overarching mission’s success, performance suffers and failure ensues.” – Jocko Willink


128. “Too much concern about how well one is doing in a task sometimes disrupts performance by loading short-term memory with pointless anxious thoughts”


129. “Successful careers are not planned. They develop when people are prepared for opportunities because they know their strengths, their method of work, and their values. Knowing where one belongs can transform an ordinary person – hardworking and competent but otherwise mediocre – into an outstanding performer.” Peter Drucker


130. “Remember to have fun. When I’m smiling and having fun, I perform the best.”- Simone Biles


131. “When we learn to like ourselves. we perform at a higher level and feel better about our lives.” – Zig Ziglar


132. “civilization advances by extending the number of operations we can perform without thinking about them.”


133. “I love to challenge our coaches every day. I love for people to tell me what they think. And if they want to disagree, that’s even better… Iron sharpens iron. Out of the sharpening process come better ideas and more committed performance. I don’t want yes-men around me.”


134. “Consider that 85% of active mutual funds underperformed their benchmark over the 10 years ending 2018.65 That figure has been fairly stable for generations”


135. “The injustice of defeat lies in the fact that its most innocent victims are made to look like heartless accomplices. It is impossible to see behind defeat, the sacrifices, the austere performance of duty, the self-discipline and the vigilance that are there – those things the god of battle does not take account of.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery


136. “To get high-quality work, be enthusiastic about the job you want done. Others will catch the enthusiasm you generate and you’ll get first-class performance.”


137. In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia. – Mary Kay Ash


138. Depression and sleep disorders (sleeping too much, too little, or experiencing interrupted sleep) often co-occur. By performing proper sleep hygiene you can lessen the effects of depression.


139. His realistic assessment, acknowledgement of failure, and ownership of the problem were key to developing a plan to improve performance and ultimately win.


140. “It is not the content of a company’s values that correlates with performance, but the strength of conviction with which it holds those values, whatever they might be. ”


141. We are all accountable for our success in the workplace. Take ownership of your responsibilities, attitude and productivity each day, and strive to improve your performance continuously.


142. “My bimmer is the perfect combination of luxury, power and performance.” – Unknown


143. “You're only a success at the moment you perform a successful act.”


144. Players come and go, good friends, players who performed well. You can't control that. - Author: Mats Sundin


145. “Good well-being leads to good working performance.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


146. “Only three things happen naturally in organizations: friction, confusion, and underperformance. Everything else requires leadership.”


147. “Driving a positive, high-performing culture requires more than words. After all, everyone has a mission statement, but only the great organizations also have people who are on a mission.”


148. “The concept that there were no bad teams, only bad leaders was a difficult one to accept but nevertheless a crucial concept that leaders must fully understand and implement to enable them to most effectively lead a high-performance team.”


149. “[The Absorbent Mind] which receives all, does not judge, does not refuse, does not react. It absorbs everything and incarnates it in the coming man. The child performs this work of incarnation to achieve equality with other men and to adapt himself to live with them. ”


150. “When personal agendas become more important than the team and the overarching mission’s success, performance suffers, and failure ensues” -Jocko Willink.


151. “She leaned back in her chair, watching the sunrise as if it were a private performance intended just for her. And for a moment it felt that way: as if the sun was showing off for her benefit, reminding her how wonderful it was to be young and alive.”- Katharine McGee


152. “What holds us back from consistently performing at the levels we’re capable of? To find the answer, we have to look inside. No matter what we’re trying to figure out, the biggest barriers are often in our own minds:”


153. “Presenting leadership as a list of carefully defined qualities (like strategic, analytical, and performance-oriented) no longer holds. Instead, true leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed. Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection.” — Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.Org


154. “Whether you call it “buy-in” or “engagement” or something else, good negotiators know that their job isn’t to put on a great performance but to gently guide their counterpart to discover their goal as his own.”


155. Micro meditations should be performed with very little activity. These practices should not be associated with any goal, concept or belief. - Amit Ray


156. “I know that I’m never as good or bad as any single performance. I’ve never believed my critics or my worshippers, and I’ve always been able to leave the game at the arena” – Charles Barkley


157. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. — Peter Drucker


158. Magical Monday is an amalgamation of passion, perseverance and performance.


159. “But the acclaim also felt like part of the performance itself, the best part, and the most pure expression of what I was trying to do, which was to make myself into this kind of person: someone worthy of praise, worthy of love.”


160. “It is critical, as well, that the operating relationship facilitate the ability of the frontline troops to ask questions that clarify when they do not understand the mission or key tasks to be performed. Leaders must encourage this communication and take the time to explain so that every member of the team understands.”


161. “The leaders of great organizations do not see people as a commodity to be managed to help grow the money. They see the money as the commodity to be managed to help grow their people. This is why performance really matters.”


162. “Make feedback normal. Not a performance review.”


163. “In making such a choice, we become reactive. Reactive people are often affected by their physical environment. If the weather is good, they feel good. If it isn’t, it affects their attitude and their performance. Proactive people can carry their own weather with them. Whether it rains or shines makes no difference”


164. Everyone is accountable for their actions and has to perform their tasks with competence. Be accountable too.


165. Find joy in the work you do. Let it be rewarding. I’m sure that the people you work for appreciate your outstanding job performance.


166. “Civilization advances by extending the number of operations we can perform without thinking about them. –Alfred North Whitehead.”


167. “Those who perform love what they’re doing. I’m not saying they like everything they do…..Pianists have a wonderful expression I heard many years ago: “I practice until I have my life in my fingers.”


168. “By themselves, character and integrity do not accomplish anything. But their absence faults everything else. Here, therefore, is the one area where weakness is a disqualification by itself rather than a limitation on performance capacity and strength.”


169. “A work environment is the setting, social features, and physical conditions in which you perform your job.” ― indeed.com


170. “Four-year-old children composed numbers up to a thousand; and, later, children between five and six years of age made such remarkable progress that today six-year-old children can perform the four operations on numbers running into the thousands. ”


171. “Ice cream is the best. It’s kinda like seeing Billy Joel perform live. Never disappoint.” – Ted Lasso


172. “One way or the other you’re going to finish…so why not finish strong and make yourself immensely proud of your performance rather than embarrassed by your lack of it” – Gary Ryan Blair


173. “We find that firms with award-winning CEOs subsequently underperform, in terms both of stock and of operating performance. At the same time, CEO compensation increases, CEOs spend more time on activities outside the company such as writing books and sitting on outside boards, and they are more likely to engage in earnings management.”


174. “The only way you can motivate people is to communicate with them.” Effective communication also shapes values for people by “not only bringing company philosophy to life . . . ,” as Peters and Austin put it, but also “helps newcomers understand how shared values affect individual performance.”


175. “Truly great leaders are willing, when occasion demands, to perform any sort of labor which they would ask another to perform. “The greatest among ye shall be the servant of all” is a truth which all able leaders observe and respect.“


176. “It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”~ Vincent Van Gogh


177. "I tend to stay up late, not because I’m partying, but because it’s the only time of the day when I’m alone and don’t have to be performing.”


178. Without strength and courage, it’s really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you’re alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.


179. “Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.”


180. “People are never able to outperform their self-image.”


181. “The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.” – Brian Tracy


182. Exam anxiety is the fear of performing poorly in an exam. The student’s experience of this academic stress results in symptoms of physical tension, fearing failure and/or rejection, feeling overwhelmed and a loss of confidence. It can also impact emotional well-being and general quality of life.


183. “Any person's meanness of character and silliness of mind can be ugly and seen, every activity and performance of that person, who suffers from a moral illness regardless of well-educated or not.”


184. “When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.” – Joe Paterno (Football Player)


185. “Learn to master The Four P’s. The Four P’s are planning, preparation, practice, and performance.” - John Wooden


186. “Leaders must accept total responsibility, own problems that inhibit performance, and develop solutions to those problems.”


187. “More than any policy or system, there is nothing like the fear of letting down respected teammates that motivate people to improve their performance.”


188. When personal agendas become more important than the team and the overarching mission's success, performance suffers and failure ensues.


189. “Coaching is unlocking a person's potential to maximize their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them.” – Timothy Gallwey


190. “Imposter syndrome is common in all work settings, especially highly competitive business cultures in which performance is constantly under scrutiny and competition is encouraged.” – Dr Jessamy Hibberd


191. “He knows that the test of organization is not genius. It is its capacity to make common people achieve uncommon performance.”


192. “Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.” – Dale Carnegie


193. “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” —Will Rogers, performer


194. “The stock market’s performance depends on three factors: real growth (the rise of companies’ earnings and dividends) inflationary growth (the general rise of prices throughout the economy) speculative growth—or decline (any increase or decrease in the investing public’s appetite for stocks)”


195. “To be sure, the fundamental task of management remains the same: to make people capable of joint performance through common goals, common values, the right structure, and the training and development they need to perform and to respond to change.”


196. “What kind of performance would your car deliver if every morning before you left for work you scooped up a double handful of dirt and put it into your crankcase? That fine engine would soon be a mess, unable to do what you want it to do.”


197. “Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.”


198. “as a leader, it’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate. When setting expectations, no matter what has been said or written, if substandard performance is accepted and no one is held accountable—if there are no consequences—lhat poor performance becomes the new standard.”


199. “I can’t do it” never yet accomplished anything; “I will try” has performed wonders. — George P. Burnham


200. "I’m sorry, I’m not a performing monkey.” — Keith Flint


201. “Many types of mechanical approaches, from almost laughably simple rules to the most sophisticated and impenetrable machine algorithms, can outperform human judgment. And one key reason for this outperformance – albeit not the only one – is that all mechanical approaches are noise-free. ”


202. “In the worst companies, poor performers are first ignored and then transferred. In good companies, bosses eventually deal with problems. In the best companies, everyone holds everyone else accountable—regardless of level or position. The path to high productivity passes not through a static system, but through face-to-face conversations.”


203. “Whenever he makes a mistake, he is the first to admit it and claim the blame. After one underperforming year, he told stockholders that they would have been better off if he had stayed at home all year instead of going to the office.”


204. Presenting leadership as a list of carefully defined qualities (like strategic, analytical, and performance-oriented


205. “A habit is a routine or behaviour that is performed regularly and, in many cases, automatically.”


206. “It is pure mythology that women cannot perform as well as men in science, engineering and mathematics. In my experience, the opposite is true: Women are often more adept and patient at untangling complex problems, multitasking, seeing the possibilities in new solutions and winning team support for collaborative action.”― Weili Dai


207. “Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.” ~ Lisa Alther


208. “poor performance on bad luck,”


209. “The test of organization is not genius. It is its capacity to make common people achieve uncommon performance.” – Peter F. Drucker


210. Does talent management drive share price performance?


211. Your strategic thinking and decision making skills have enabled us to excel in our targets and performance appraisals. We appreciate all the things we have learned from you. Good luck and farewell.


212. “It is the culture you create that is going to determine whether your players perform and execute.”


213. “If we have the audacity to ask, God has the ability to perform. ” – Steven Furtick


214. Derek is not only a top performer on the job, but he also led a fundraising team at his local food bank last weekend.


215. Our God still performs miracles. Call upon Him before your surgery and have a faith expectant on His power!


216. The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. —Marcus Aurelius


217. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. -Peter F. Drucker, Management


218. “Our favorite holding period is forever. We are just the opposite of those who hurry to sell and book profits when companies perform well but who tenaciously hang on to businesses that disappoint. Peter Lynch aptly likens such behavior to cutting the flowers and watering the weeds.”


219. “Culture is about performance, and making people feel good about how they contribute to the whole.” - Tracy Streckenbach interview, Clear Goals Matter More than Mission, The New York Times


220. “A champion is someone who does not settle for that day’s practice, that day’s competition, that day’s performance. They are always striving to be better. They don’t live in the past.” – Briana Scurry


221. “The most effective and efficient means of maintaining high standards of performance on a team is peer pressure. More than any policy or system, there is nothing like the fear of letting down respected teammates to motivate people to improve their performance.”


222. “I love performing in stadiums. I love it. There’s nothing like it. When it’s a full house and everybody’s having a good time and vibing? It’s fun. It’s lit. I don’t gotta jump around as much, either. I used to wear myself out after every concert, crawling backstage almost.”


223. “WHATs are products, services and job functions we perform. HOWs are values, guiding principles and actions that make us stand out. The WHY defines what the organization stands for—it is the collective purpose, cause or belief.”


224. “Eating well was something I learned as I started to be successful and had to travel and perform concerts, which are an intense cardio workout.” – 50 Cent


225. “Develop your people. Focus on their strengths. Then make high demands based on a person’s strengths. Finally, periodically view their performance.”


226. “when it comes to standards, as a leader, it’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate. When setting expectations, no matter what has been said or written, if substandard performance is accepted and no one is held accountable—if there are no consequences—that poor performance becomes the new standard.”


227. “A work environment is made up of the actual space where work is performed, the culture that a company cultivates, and the general conditions of employees.” ― zippia.com


228. “Follow these five decision steps when hiring someone: Understand the job, consider three to five people, study candidates performance records to find their strengths, talk to the candidates’ colleagues about them, and once hired, explain the assignment to the new employee.”


229. “Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” ~Iyanla Vanzant


230. “On what high-performing companies should be striving to create: A great place for great people to do great work.” - Marilyn Carlson, former CEO of Carlson Companies


231. “The best performance management systems include only essential information, and allow managers and their employees to focus on the work that must be done to ensure success.”


232. “Leadership is not magnetic personality, that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not "making friends and influencing people", that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.”


233. When I'm preforming a lot I'm aching to get back in the studio but I love live performance. I love trying to think on my feet and be spontaneous. I like doing that in a live show and I do the same thing in the studio. - Author: Joel Plaskett


234. God performs the most impressive feats through the most unimpressive people.


235. “It’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate. You have to drive your CTO to exercise Extreme Ownership—to acknowledge mistakes, stop blaming others, and lead his team to success. If you allow the status quo to persist, you can’t expect to improve performance, and you can’t expect to win.”


236. “Proformas rarely perform; missed projections are more often the norm. Still, we skew them up high, we miss but we try, for proformas which rarely perform.”


237. “People in everyday life can sniff out the neediness of a performer trying to earn love.”


238. “An employer has no business with a man's personality. Employment is a specific contract calling for a specific performance, and nothing else. Any attempt by an employer to go beyond this is usurpation. It is an immoral as well as illegal intrusion of privacy.”


239. “Your business, basically your entire life, comes down to your performance in crucial conversations, and these tools will give you the edge you need. . . It’s required reading for my employees because I use the lessons in this book every single day, and I want them to, too.“ —Jason McCarthy, CEO of GORUCK


240. “Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.” –Andre Dubus


241. You must remember that there are no big things. There is only a logical buildup of smaller things that are done at a high level of performance.


242. Quality performance starts with a positive attitude. –Jeffrey Gitomer


243. Exam anxiety is a particular kind of anxiety that occurs before or during tests and can be a very unpleasant experience. It can cause physical effects such as nausea, sweating, headaches and shortness of breath. It can also affect your ability to think clearly, or your performance can suffer due to stress.


244. “There is good reason to believe that general intelligence is likely to be associated with better judgment. Intelligence is correlated with good performance in virtually all domains. All other things being equal, it is associated not only with higher academic achievement but also with higher job performance.”


245. “In several experiments, people were able to resist the effects of ego depletion when given a strong incentive to do so. In contrast, increasing effort is not an option when you must keep six digits in short-term memory while performing a task. Ego depletion”


246. “Value people. Praise effort. Reward performance.”


247. Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.


248. “More than any policy or system, there is nothing like the fear of letting down respected teammates that motivates people to improve their performance.”


249. “The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.”


250. “be highlighted and help can be offered and received. In short, an environment in which people feel safe among their own. This is the responsibility of a leader. This is what Rick Fox did. He built a high-performing team by creating an environment in which his crew”


251. “We are really competing against ourselves. We have no control over how other people perform.” – Pete Cashmore


252. “Trust, in its fullest sense, extends beyond simply having great confidence in a person, of faith that a task will be performed. Trust manifests itself when one becomes committed to the protection and care of someone else—he is entrusted to that person who holds his faith in trust.”


253. “I would emphasize that by improving your physical machine, which includes the brain, you improve all of your performance, and the transfer is incredible to business”


254. “People are my most important asset. Faith in the supreme being, trust, credibility, and performance are the things that have brought me to the top.” — Don King


255. “Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.” – Andre Dubus


256. Performance-wise, you really need to be down in the trenches; you need to do the hard work, for a lot of reasons: To build yourself as a performer, to get a sense of the audience, to work hard and to wonder, ‘Do I really want to do this?'”


257. “Companies that embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their business statistically outperform their peers” – Josh Bersin


258. “Do not let anyone else run your business, unless (1) you can supervise his performance with adequate care and comprehension or (2) you have unusually strong reasons for placing implicit confidence in his integrity and ability.”


259. “The key benefits of embracing vulnerability at work include building trust, creating an open environment for innovation, encouraging collaboration and teamwork, and nurturing psychological safety. All these things can help create a better work culture, as well as helping to boost morale and performance in the workplace,” according to Williams.


260. “I find beauty in the continual shaping of chaos which clearly embodies the primordial power of nature’s performance.” – Iris van Herpen


261. “controlling thoughts and behaviors is one of the tasks that System 2 performs.”


262. Anxious students can worry about their grades, performance and even the possible negative effect that exams have on their future prospects.


263. “The job market of the future will consist of those jobs that robots cannot perform. Our blue-collar work is pattern recognition, making sense of what you see. Gardeners will still have jobs because every garden is different. The same goes for construction workers. The losers are white-collar workers, low-level accountants, brokers, and agents.” – Michio Kaku


264. “I define accountability as the willingness of team members to remind one another when they are not living up to the performance standards of the group.”


265. “Finish strong. I challenge you to find two words that more absolutely define a performance objective. For me, those two words are a clear call to action.” – Dan Green


266. “Coaching is unlocking a person’s potential to maximize their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them.” ― Timothy Gallwey


267. “I know that I’m never as good or bad as any single performance. I’ve never believed my critics or my worshippers, and I’ve always been able to leave the game at the arena.” – Charles Barkley


268. “Each time I perform an act of kindness, a part of me heals.” —Lupi Ngcayisa


269. “The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I’ve got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer.” – Johnny Cash


270. “You are nothing unless it comes from your heart. Passion, caring, really looking to create excellence. If you perform functions only and go to work only to do processes, then you are effectively retired. And it scares me—most people I see, by age twenty-eight are retired.”


271. "I tend to stay up late, not because I’m partying but because it’s the only time of the day when I’m alone and don’t have to be performing.” – Jim Carrey


272. “We are really competing against ourselves, we have no control over how other people perform.” – Pete Cashmore


273. “The charitable system that does not aim to make itself unnecessary is not performing service.”


274. I am constantly impressed by your performance. Thank you for your hard work!


275. “People with the spirit of pride believe that money only comes from hard work and force of will. These are performance-based individuals who believe their wealth (and maybe even their spiritual growth) is 100 percent tied to their effort.”


276. Exam anxiety affects many students, who often cannot concentrate on the subject matter in their exams. Exams are essential for two reasons: how you get your qualification and measure your achievements, so dealing with exam stress can affect your confidence and performance after graduation.


277. “No one can be successful if you don’t finish what you start. Finishing strong is a sign of commitment, integrity, and excellence. Finishing strong is about choice. Each of us has the power to choose how we perform a job or a task and to finish strong.” – Kathyrn Kee


278. “You must thoroughly analyze a company, and the soundness of its underlying businesses, before you buy its stock; And you must deliberately protect yourself against serious losses; you must aspire to “adequate,” not extraordinary, performance.”


279. “Accomplishing a 20 Mile March, consistently, in good times and bad, builds confidence. Tangible achievement in the face of adversity reinforces the 10X perspective: we are ultimately responsible for improving performance. We never blame circumstance; we never blame the environment.”


280. “Peak performance happens when we feel loved and supported from within.” — Amy Leigh Mercree


281. “There will never be a story of a janitor outperforming the world’s top nuclear engineers.”


282. Those who are blessed with the most talent don't necessarily outperform everyone else. It's the people with follow-through who excel.


283. “The mourning of a loved one never ends with a funeral. It comes back every so often, like a stage performer eager for a curtain call and expects you to be loud about it. I gave it all the lung capacity I had.” ― Kevin Hearne, A Plague of Giants


284. “I tend to stay up late, not because I'm partying but because it's the only time of the day when I'm alone and don't have to be performing.”


285. “You are what you think. Think enthusiasm and you’ll be enthusiastic. To get high-quality work, be enthusiastic about the job you want done. Others will catch the enthusiasm you generate and you’ll get first-class performance.”


286. “If you don’t back it up with performance and hard work, talking doesn’t mean a thing. ”


287. “People who perform at a higher level set standards, not goals. Ultimately in life, you don’t always get your goals, but you will always get your standards.” – Ed Mylett


288. “Competitive advantage is a company’s ability to perform in one or more ways that competitors cannot or will not match.”


289. “Businesses perform better when you have diversity of view in your senior leadership positions. This is not just the right thing to do socially; it's the right thing to do for your business.” - Ruth Porat, Chief Financial Officer of Alphabet Inc. and Google


290. “Never waste the opportunity to finish strong. Give them a performance that they will talk about forever.” — Gary Ryan Blair


291. “When problems arise, performance lags, mistakes are made or unethical decisions are uncovered, Lazy Leadership chooses to put their efforts into building processes to fix the problems rather than building support for their people. After all, process is objective and reliable.”


292. “Dont ever be impressed with goal setting; be impressed with goal getting. Reaching new goals and moving to a higher level of performance always requires change, and change feels awkward. But take comfort in the knowledge that if a change doesn't feel uncomfortable, then it's propably not really a change.”


293. Exam anxiety can cause physical symptoms like headaches and stomachaches, as well as psychological reactions like a lack of concentration and trouble sleeping. If these negative feelings become overwhelming, they can seriously affect your ability to prepare for the test and perform well on exam day.


294. Do you think you’ll be able to complete your monthly targets and performance standards without us? Just tear up your resignation letter and continue being a part of the awesome colleagues’ circle till we retire together. Good luck and farewell!


295. “The task of an executive is not to change human beings. Rather as the Bible tells us in the parable of the talents, the task is to multiply the performance capacity of the whole by putting to use whatever strength, whatever health, whatever aspiration there is in individuals.”


296. “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” —Peter F. Drucker, Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author


297. “In most cases the favourable price performance will be accompanied by a well-defined improvement in the average earnings, in the dividend, and in the balance-sheet position. Thus in the long run the market test and the ordinary business test of a successful equity commitment tend to be largely identical.” Benjamin Graham


298. “Too many people reach a level where their performance is “good enough” and then stop working on getting better” – Gary Keller


299. “Successful careers are not planned. They develop when people are prepared for opportunities because they know their strengths, their method of work, and their values. Knowing where one belongs can transform an ordinary person—hardworking and competent but otherwise mediocre—into an outstanding performer.”


300. “There’s no one to perform for. There is just work to be done and lessons to be learned, in all that is around us.”


301. “I just want to be remembered as a good performer.” – Elvis Presley


302. “Here’s the most important part of this story: The Russell 3000 has increased more than 73-fold since 1980. That is a spectacular return. That is success. Forty percent of the companies in the index were effectively failures. But the 7% of components that performed extremely well were more than enough to offset the duds.”


303. “If I was tired, I would doze off. I always found that short 15-minute catnaps gave me all the energy I’d need for peak performance.”


304. Do not become a partial performer because that will make you replaceable, as your skills will remain incomplete.


305. “This is a distinguishing feature between winners and losers. Anyone can have a bad performance, a bad workout, or a bad day at work. But when successful people fail, they rebound quickly. The breaking of a habit doesn’t matter if the reclaiming of it is fast.”


306. “The bmw badge stands for luxury, performance and style like no other car can.” – Unknown


307. “Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor who is not limited by the body, only by his ability and, perhaps, experience.”― Marc Davis


308. Let people know that you appreciate their performance and they will respond by doing even better.


309. “Whether in basketball or business, you must be able to perform all aspects of your job, not just part of it. You must be able to “get open” and “shoot.” One without the other makes you a partial performer, someone who can be replaced because your skills are incomplete.”


310. “Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.”—Lisa Alther


311. “A team in the business world will tend to perform at the level of the worst individual team member”


312. ‘I think on the whole I am a better writer than I am given credit for being. It is fairly natural that my writing should be appreciated casually, because my personality, performances, music and legend get in the way. Someday, I suspect, when Jesus has definitely got me for a sunbeam, my works may be adequately assessed.’


313. Those people blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with the follow-through who excel.


314. “A happy mood loosens the control of [caution and analysis] over our performance: when in a good mood, people become more intuitive and more creative, but also less vigilant and more prone to logical errors.” ― Daniel Kahneman


315. “Excellence or virtue in a man will be the disposition which renders him a good man and also which will cause him to perform his function well.” – Aristotle


316. “The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.” — Marcus Aurelius


317. “Effective executives know that their subordinates are paid to perform and not to please their superiors. They know that it does not matter how many tantrums a prima donna throws as long as she brings in the customers.”


318. “The man who works as carefully and conscientiously when his employer is away as when his eye is upon him, will not long remain in an inferior position. Such integrity in duty, in performing the details of his work, will quickly lead him into the fertile regions of prosperity.”


319. “The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them.”


320. “I remember specifically a couple of performances that I saw when I was young – River Phoenix in ‘Stand by Me’ and also Michael Jackson. in particular his ability to command such power and love while maintaining such deep vulnerability. It really moved my soul from a very young age.” – Asia Kate Dillon


321. Exam anxiety is that thing that makes your palms sweat and stops you from breathing. It makes you go over something in your head again and again. It’s natural, but you may need to talk to someone about it if it gets too much. You don’t want to feel so stressed that it affects your performance in class or on a test.


322. Set higher standards for your own performance than anyone else around you, and your only competition will be with yourself. –Rick Pitino


323. “our value, our worth, and our identity are not up for grabs every day based on how we behave or perform. They are locked securely in the heart of the God who loves us and gave his life for us.”


324. Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” – Iyanla Vanzant


325. “Many of our failures in performance are largely attributable to a lack of self-awareness.’


326. “I’m sorry, I’m not a performing monkey.”- Keith Flint


327. “His promises were, as he then was, mighty; But his performance, as he is now, nothing.”


328. “this book itself is not a book on what people at the top do or should do. It is addressed to everyone who, as a knowledge worker, is responsible for actions and decisions which are meant to contribute to the performance capacity of his organization.”


329. “It's easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It's a lot more difficult to perform one.”


330. “Quality performance starts with a positive attitude.” – Jeffrey Gitomer


331. “Succeeding is performing at your best when your best is required.”. John Wooden


332. This is a distinguishing feature between winners and losers. Anyone can have a bad performance, a bad workout, or a bad day at work. But when successful people fail, they rebound quickly. The breaking of a habit doesn’t matter if the reclaiming of it is fast.»


333. “If you turn up worrying about how you’re going to perform, you’ve already lost. Train hard, turn up, run your best, and the rest will take care of itself.”


334. “The correct period to judge performance is from a market peak to another peak or at least to the next all-time high.”


335. “Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.” ~ Jim Rohn


336. “It is possible to become world-class, enter the top 5% of performers in the world, in almost any subject within 6-12 months, or even 6-12 weeks.” – Tim Ferriss


337. “At times, you are mentally but not physically prepared; at times, you are physically but not mentally prepared. I would be lying if I said it doesn’t affect your performance. But the sooner you get over it, the better. So you discipline yourself. That is why fitness counts.”- Mohammad Azharuddin


338. “the tying of executive pay packages to stock performance rather than company performance (which amazingly don’t always align),”


339. “When you have disciplined people, you don’t need hierarchy. When you have disciplined thought, you don’t need bureaucracy. When you have disciplined action, you don’t need excessive controls. When you combine a culture of discipline with an ethic of entrepreneurship, you get the magical alchemy of great performance.”


340. “The amount of time you have been performing a habit is not as important as the number of times you have performed it.”


341. “It takes far more energy and work to improve from incompetence to mediocrity than it takes to improve from first-rate performance to excellence”


342. “Nothing and no one can perform at 100 percent forever. If we cannot be honest with one another and rely on one another for help during the challenging parts of the journey, we won’t get very far.”


343. “The function of leadership—the number one responsibility of a leader—is to catalyze a clear and shared vision for the company and to secure commitment to and vigorous pursuit of that vision. As we discussed earlier, this is a universal requirement of leadership, and no matter what your style, you must perform this function.”


344. “The most impressive thing about this improvement in performance was that it did not come from a major process change or an advance in technology. Instead, it came through a leadership principle that has been around for ages: Simple.”


345. We are definitely worried about how the performance of our team will decrease when a colleague and an employee like you leaves. But what is more important that you will always have a special place in our hearts forever. Goodbye and all the luck!


346. “I wish to declare with all earnestness that I do not want any religious ceremonies performed for me after my death. I do not believe in such ceremonies, and to submit to them, even as a matter of form, would be hypocrisy and an attempt to delude ourselves and others.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru


347. “It is a leader’s job instead to take responsibility for the success of each member of his crew. It is the leader’s job to ensure that they are well trained and feel confident to perform their duties. To give them responsibility and hold them accountable to advance the mission.”


348. "Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” Peter Drucker


349. It is time of individualities now. Good performing skills are not enough now, you may sing better or worse - tons of good singers are waiting outside - it doesn't matter. You have to be different! - Author: Verka Serduchka


350. Let people know that you appreciate their performance and they will respond by doing even better. – Mary Kay Ash


351. “Is this still worth doing?” And if it isn’t, he gets rid of it so as to be able to concentrate on the few tasks that, if done with excellence, will really make a difference in the results of his own job and in the performance of his organization.”


352. “Highly successful performers in business and in sports show a level of trust and understanding that separates them from their competition. ” – Pete Carroll


353. “True leadership lies in guiding others to success–in ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.” –Bill Owens


354. “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” Peter Drucker


355. “Discipline created vigilance and operational readiness, which translated to high performance and success on the battlefield.”


356. Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing. —Mary D. Poole, author


357. “If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.” — Henry Cloud


358. “Unconditional love is about loving, irrespective of the results or the performance. It is about loving no matter what.” – Darryl Cross


359. If you’re a CEO and your employees aren’t performing, that’s on you. Solving it comes down to 3 things:


360. A champion is someone who does not settle for that day’s practice, that day’s competition, that day’s performance. They are always striving to be better. They don’t live in the past.” – Briana Scurry


361. “Working together, ordinary people can perform extraordinary feats They can push things that come into their hands a little higher up, a little further on towards the heights of excellence ” – Anonymous


362. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson


363. “Excellence or virtue in a man will be the disposition which renders him a good man and also which will cause him to perform his function well.”


364. “If you allow the status quo to persist, you can’t expect to improve performance, and you can’t expect to win.” – Jocko Willink


365. “I’m sorry, I’m not a performing monkey.” — Keith Flint


366. The monthly targets and performance which you achieved here were amazing. You set the standards to another level here. With a heavy heart, we bid you farewell!


367. “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.” – Vincent van Gogh


368. “Of course, it works the opposite way, too. Every time you choose to perform a bad habit, it’s a vote for that identity. The good news is that you don’t need to be perfect. In any election, there are going to be votes for both sides. You don’t need a unanimous vote to win an election; you just need a majority”


369. “In making such a choice, we become reactive. Reactive people are often affected by their physical environment. If the weather is good, they feel good. If it isn’t, it affects their attitude and their performance. Proactive people can carry their own weather with them. Whether it rains or shines makes no difference to them.”


370. “We’re all water from different rivers, that’s why it’s so easy to meet; we’re all water in this vast, vast ocean, someday we’ll evaporate together.” – Yoko Ono, performance artist and peace activist


371. ¨Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.¨ – Samuel Johnson


372. “You’ll never outperform your internal self-image.” – Dan Lok


373. “One way or the other you’re going to finish…so why not finish strong and make yourself immensely proud of your performance rather than embarrassed by your lack of it” — Gary Ryan Blair


374. “the team must break down silos, depend on each other and understand who depends on them. If they forsake this principle and operate independently or work against each other, the results can be catastrophic to the overall team’s performance.”


375. “Quality performance (and quality service) starts with a positive attitude.“ – Jeffrey Gitomer


376. “Leadership is not magnetic personality, that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not making friends and influencing people,’ that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” ~ Peter F. Drucker


377. My bimmer is the perfect combination of luxury, speed and performance -Anonymous


378. “Don’t waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you. well assured that the right performance of this hour’s duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


379. “What is demanded of the top man is indeed a great deal. He has to accept that he no longer can be the virtuoso performer. Instead he has to become the “conductor.”


380. “If we have the audacity to ask, God has the ability to perform. ”


381. “Even if you can't perform at a high level, showing up and doing something is still a thousand times better than not showing up at all.”


382. “Civilization advances by extending the number of operations we can perform without thinking about them. —Alfred North Whitehead”


383. “Every human being must have boundaries in order to have successful relationships or a successful performance in life.”- Henry Cloud


384. “Leaders set high standards. refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance.” Brian Tracy


385. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. —Peter F. Drucker


386. “Conflict is about issues and ideas, while accountability is about performance and behavior.”


387. “Even cynics understand that groups of people willing to put their individual interests aside for the good of the team will outperform those who do not.”


388. “Leadership is the lifting of a man’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a man’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a man’s personality beyond its normal limitations.”


389. True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well. —Bill Owens


390. “there are no big things, only a logical accumulation of little things done at a very high standard of performance.”


391. “If you perform the sacrifice of doing your duty, you do not have to do anything else. Devoted to duty, man attains perfection.”


392. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing. ”—Mary D. Poole


393. “Without strength and courage it’s really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you’re alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.”


394. “Leaders should never be satisfied. They must always strive to improve. and they must build that mind-set into the team. They must face the facts through a realistic. brutally honest assessment of themselves and their team’s performance.”


395. “never fantasized about a radiant future where I was paid to perform an economic rule.”


396. “The value of a diverse team is its capacity to challenge the norm of groupthink and thus boost organizational performance and improve decision-making.”


397. Dear, I am glad to inform u that I have fallen in love with you since the first day I met you. I would like to present myself as a prospective lover. Our love affair would be on probation for a period of two months. Upon completion of probation, there will be a performance appraisal leading to promotion from lover to spouse.


398. “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” — Peter F. Drucker


399. “Energy, resources, and time should go instead to making a competent person into a star performer.”


400. “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.”


401. “Instead of focusing on one individual, leaders must remember that there is a team—and that the performance of the team trumps the performance of a single individual. Instead of continuing to invest in one subpar performer, once a concerted effort has been made to coach and train that individual to no avail, the leader must remove the individual.”


402. “I firmly believe that with the right footwear one can rule the world.” —Bette Midler, performer, recipient of wind beneath wings


403. “Ego can prevent a leader from conducting an honest, realistic assessment of his or her own performance and the performance of the team.”


404. “The best thing is being able to perform in front of people and to express my feelings, whatever they may be at the time. Just to be able to make the world a happier place to be.” ― Tanya Tucker


405. “What else should you watch for? Most fund buyers look at past performance first, then at the manager’s reputation, then at the riskiness of the fund, and finally (if ever) at the fund’s expenses. The intelligent investor looks at those same things—but in the opposite order.”


406. “Companies that invest more in digital transformation actually outperform their peers over time. These companies are more prepared for disruption, better able to monetize new digital channels, and better able to build a bigger user base. What’s more, this phenomenon exists regardless of industry.” — Geoff Cubitt, CEO and founder, Cardinal Griffin, LLC


407. You must put your head into the lion’s mouth if the performance is to be a success.


408. “The time has passed for dilly-dallying. We must demand satisfactory performance.”


409. Softball is a sport of mental alertness. You have to bring your A-game for a remarkable performance


410. It's a fine line. If you withhold too much, you come across as wooden - as I've often been described in some movies. Fair enough. I believe that the best performances are the ones that an audience has to search for. - Author: Sam Worthington


411. “A constructive feedback environment is a valuable tool for improving overall team performance.” ― zippia.com


412. “It is good to love many things. for therein lies the true strength. and whosoever loves much performs much. and can accomplish much. and what is done in love is well done.”~ Vincent Van Gogh


413. “It takes far less energy to move from first-rate performance to excellence than it does to move from incompetence to mediocrity.” – Peter Drucker


414. “Leaders set high standards. Refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance.” – Brian Tracy


415. “She had the opportunity to spend time at Jesus’ feet, and, instead, she’s doing the dishes. I’ve done that! I’ve been so blinded by the work that I’ve totally missed the real blessing in a situation. That’s what we do when we think that money or wealth or possessions or God’s favor and blessings come only from our performance.”


416. “Overcoming barriers to performance is how groups become teams ” – John Katzenbach, American Fiction Novelist


417. “Too often, business leaders confuse high current growth with high long term performance. They may take unwise risks in their effort to maximize short run profits.” — Philip Kotler


418. Exam anxiety is a feeling of distress that comes over you during exams. The more you worry about something, the bigger it seems, and exam anxiety can make it impossible to perform well.


419. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. —Peter Drucker


420. “When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.” – Joe Paterno


421. “Habits are easier to perform, and more satisfying to stick with, when they align with your natural inclinations and abilities.”


422. Your mindset has a direct impact on how you perform in life as well as the quality of the results you get. – Ian Wallace Harper


423. Coffee has ... expand[ed] humanity's working-day from twelve to a potential twenty-four hours. The tempo, the complexity, the tension of modern life, call for something that can perform the miracle of stimulating brain activity, without evil, habit-forming after-effects. Margaret Meagher, To Think of Coffee


424. “When leaders who epitomize Extreme Ownership drive their teams to achieve a higher standard of performance, they must recognize that when it comes to standards, as a leader, it’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate.”


425. “A good coach always coaches to a leader’s potential, not his current level of performance. A good leadership coach will see the potential in you and inspire you accordingly.”


426. “You can’t make good decisions that are going to be meaningful, productive when you lose control, and you have to maintain mental control, emotional control and to be able to perform physically up to your own particular level of competency, you have to keep your emotions under control.”


427. Exam anxiety is the fear of poor performance and embarrassment. It is a typical kind of test anxiety that occurs before a test. It is one of the most common problems students face as it causes them to suffer from insomnia, irritability, low academic performance, and performance issues.


428. “What does the situation require? Given my strengths, my way of performing, and my values, how can I make the greatest contribution to what needs to be done? And finally, What results have to be achieved to make a difference?”


429. “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” —Will Rogers, performer


430. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.” - Mary D. Poole


431. “Overall, on average, happier people earn more money, get higher performance ratings, make better decisions, negotiate sweeter deals, and contribute more to their organizations. Happiness alone accounts for about 10 percent of the variation between employees and job performance.”


432. “leadership is the single greatest factor in any team’s performance.”


433. “Never promise more than you can perform.”


434. “If you allow the status quo to persist, you can’t expect to improve performance, and you can’t expect to win. If you are sick or injured, don’t use that as an excuse to skip workouts to stay in bed all day. Do what you can.” – Jocko Willink


435. “It takes far more energy and work to improve from incompetence to mediocrity than it takes to improve from first-rate performance to excellence.”


436. “I am a Queen, but I must never forget that I am a human being. And as a human being, I am put on earth to perform certain duties.” ― Marion Crawford


437. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing. ”


438. “Managers should truly care about the people they manage. When people feel cared for, they perform better.”


439. “There is no harm in being used. We all use one another daily. But were you misused by me? I can think of no one alive who could have performed better under the demands of your fate. ” – Thomm Quackenbush


440. “The child feels the need to repeat this exercise not in order to perfect his performance but in order to build up his own inner being, and the time taken, the number of repetitions required, the hidden law inherent in the spiritual embryo is one of the child's secrets. ”


441. “When setting expectations, no matter what has been said or written, if substandard performance is accepted and no one is held accountable — if there are no consequences — that poor performance becomes the new standard. Therefore, leaders must enforce standards.” – Jocko Willink


442. Exam anxiety can be a significant factor in students’ lives. It can cause them to be physically, mentally, and emotionally stressed. Students with exam anxiety experience feelings of panic, a rapid heart rate, nausea, weakness and fatigue. This forces them to decline in their performance on tests and assignments.


443. “What a man knows should find its expression in what he does. The value of superior knowledge is chiefly in that it leads to a performing manhood.”


444. “It’s normal that people experience anxiety. It’s our body and brain’s way of keeping us alert and it can actually improve performance.”


445. “His realistic assessment, acknowledgment of failure, and ownership of the problem were key to developing a plan to improve performance and ultimately win.”


446. “It is precisely when a person, who is borne down by inner emptiness and weariness or a sense of personal unworthiness, feels that he would like to withdraw from his task, that he should learn what it means to have a duty to perform in the fellowship, and”


447. “you must thoroughly analyze a company, and the soundness of its underlying businesses, before you buy its stock; you must deliberately protect yourself against serious losses; you must aspire to “adequate,” not extraordinary, performance.”


448. “But what I can tell you is this: when it comes to performance standards, It’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate.”


449. “If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.”


450. “Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.”


451. “Those who are blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with follow-through who excel.” -Mary Kay Ash, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics


452. “Boat Crew Six had become comfortable with substandard performance. Working under poor leadership and an unending cycle of blame, the team constantly failed. No one took ownership, assumed responsibility, or adopted a winning attitude.”


453. “In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.”– Author Unknown


454. “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.“ -Vincent van Gogh


455. “Teaching is the only major occupation…for which we have not developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the naturals, the ones who somehow know how to teach.” – Peter Drucker


456. Exam anxiety is a natural but uncomfortable feeling of stress and tension that comes about in the time leading up to and during an exam. If exam anxiety is a problem for you, it can dramatically lower your performance: it can mean that you don’t prepare properly and don’t remember what you need to know when you’re in the exam room.


457. “Smith never wavered. Twenty-five years later, Kimberly-Clark owned Scott Paper outright and beat Procter & Gamble in six of eight product categories.12 In retirement, Smith reflected on his exceptional performance, saying simply, “I never stopped trying to become qualified for the job.”13”


458. “Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House.”


459. “Companies that invest more in digital transformation actually outperform their peers over time. These companies are more prepared for disruption, better able to monetize new digital channels, and better able to build a bigger user base. What’s more, this phenomenon exists regardless of industry.” — Geoff Cubitt, CEO of Isobar US


460. “Pillars of mental and physical health and performance:


461. “The basic feature in the present-day- strategic human resource consultancy in devising the right processes with HR digital practices, for an organization routing organizational performance towards accomplishing organizational goals, both - long-term goals and short-term goals, aligned with the organization’s vision and mission.”


462. “if you want to achieve consistent performance, you need both parts of a 20 Mile March: a lower bound and an upper bound, a hurdle that you jump over and a ceiling that you will not rise above, the ambition to achieve and the self-control to hold back. ”


463. Built to perform. Style to define. Puma’s got you covered.


464. “Success in the knowledge economy comes to those who know themselves - their strengths, their values, and how they best perform.”


465. “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.”


466. “The Gorbachev Doctrine represented a shift of policy and performance, disengaging by choice from a whole global confrontation with the United States, to a policy predicated on cooperative security and normalised relations with other countries.”


467. “Don’t waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour’s duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


468. “An unrelenting focus on specific objectives and clearly defined outcomes is a requirement for any team that judges itself on performance.”


469. “Have you ever seen a child, flushed with the new accomplishment of putting on his socks and shoes, dеliberately take them off in order to go through the whole performance again? ”


470. “There are no taverns. no ale-houses. nor stews among them. nor any other occasions of corrupting each other. of getting into corners. or forming themselves into parties; all men live in full view. so that all are obliged both to perform their ordinary task and to employ themselves well in their spare hours.”


471. When a Promise of Leadership is neglected or unfulfilled, trust is broken, engagement erodes, and performance suffers. - Author: William A. Adams


472. “Competitive advantage is a company’s ability to perform in one or more ways that competitors cannot or will not match.” — Philip Kotler


473. “I’m trying to feel the energy of the environment and allow it to move through me. That then propels me and fuels me to have a great performance.”


474. Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. - Samuel Johnson


475. “Diversity requires commitment. Achieving superior performance diversity can produce further action– most notably, a commitment to develop a culture of inclusion. People do not just need to be different, they need to be fully involved and feel their voices are heard.”


476. Quality performance starts with a positive attitude.


477. “A primary trait in elite performers is their commitment to attacking their day early – to #MaxOut each day.” – Ed Mylett


478. “Public officials are all right if they stay in their proper sphere and perform their proper functions but when they get greedy for wider scope and more power and money they lose their value and become parasites.”


479. “I believe a true star must possess four fundamental abilities: create great material, be a high-energy live performer, have a unique appearance, and possess a strong personality.”


480. “Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.” – Vincent Van Gogh


481. “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.”- Vincent Van Gogh


482. “Only three things happen naturally in organizations: friction, confusion, and underperformance. Everything else requires leadership.” Peter Drucker


483. Exam anxiety is a common problem among students, who often report that it affects their exam performance. Several factors, including performance pressures and a lack of self-confidence, can cause anxiety. It can be managed by taking the time to learn about exam techniques and improving your test-taking skills.


484. [With unconditional self-acceptance]… you always – yes, always – accept and respect yourself, your personhood, your being, whether or not you perform well and whether or not other people approve of you and your behaviors.


485. “It may be that professionally managed funds are too large a part of the total picture to be able to outperform the market as a whole; it may also be true, as I suspect, that certain weaknesses in their basic principles of stock selection tend to offset the superior training, intelligence, and effort that they bring to this task.”


486. “When setting expectations, no matter what has been said or written, if substandard performance is accepted and no one is held accountable—if there are no consequences—that poor performance becomes the new standard.”


487. “When you win, sometimes it overshadows a poor performance” – Mike Krzyzewski


488. Train your mind to perform under pressure — shift your narrative.


489. “In retirement, Smith reflected on his exceptional performance, saying simply, "I never stopped trying to become qualified for the job.”


490. Exam anxiety is when you get very nervous before taking a big test. You might feel so nervous that it affects your performance negatively, for example, by making your heart beat faster or harder for you to see straight or breathe properly.


491. “Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” - Peter F. Drucker


492. “BMWs stand for luxury, performance and style like no other car can.” – Unknown


493. Those who are blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with follow-through who excel. – Mary Kay Ash


494. “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.“


495. ‘Culture is about performance and making people feel good about how they contribute to the whole.’ — Tracy Streckenbach


496. “Strategy is important. Execution is imperative. However, the most overlooked aspect in team sports, and what most coaches and leaders fail to grasp, is the fact that it is your culture that will determine whether your strategy works and is sustainable. It is the culture you create that is going to determine whether your players perform and execute.”


497. Fortunately, there is a solution, and it’s not performing multiple sets of whatever cable Kegel exercise is being pushed as “The Answer.” Just a little hard, smart, basic work. - Jim Wendler


498. “Servant leadership always empathizes, always accepts the person, but sometimes refuses to accept some fo the person’s effort or performance as good enough.” ~Robert K. Greenleaf


499. “I will live my life from now on, I will not perform it.”


500. “It was beyond imagining that bad font influences judgments of truth and improves cognitive performance, or that an emotional response to the cognitive ease of a triad of words mediates impressions of coherence. Psychology has come a long way.”


501. “For me personally, the value that I bring is only evident when I don’t have to pretend or perform. When I can be my true authentic self, I can be the best version of me that I can be. That’s the true value of inclusion.” — Kim Jenkins, global head of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at PayPal.


502. “You aren’t nervous about the performance, you’re nervous about the results.”


503. “Overcoming barriers to performance is how groups become teams.” – John Katzenbach (Author)


504. “Equality and respect are woven into the fabric of the conduct and performance of iconic organizations and leaders. Period.” ―Scott McKain


505. “People cannot perform in a way inconsistent with the way they see themselves.”


506. Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.” – Lisa Alther


507. Behind me the radiator goes on, giving yet another encore performance. Tink, tink, tink, tink.The warmth slowly comes up on my back. Hard worker, that heater. The bulb, on the other hand, is doing a flickering thing, showing some signs of fatigue. You're losing, bulb. - Author: Veronica Rossi


508. “The best way to improve mental performance, is to improve physical performance.”


509. “Never promise more than you can perform.” ~ Publilius Syrus


510. He (God) usually prefers to work through people rather than perform miracles, so that we will depend on each other for fellowship.


511. “Is it possible that when we’re not getting the affirmation or confirmation we desire, it’s because God doesn’t want our faith to rest in affirmation we can feel? In these times could it be that He’s at work on a deeper level, teaching us to rely on His character rather than our performance?”


512. “The decisions we make in the boardroom eventually show themselves in the company's performance.”


513. “Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.” – Omar N. Bradley


514. “Plenty of people might be willing to outrap, outperform, or even outsmart me, but no one – and I mean no one – is ever going to out-work me.”


515. Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth. - Iyanla Vanzant.


516. “Management is about human beings. Its task is to make people capable of joint performance, to make their strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant.”


517. “Professional accountability is a good thing. Without it, excellence is merely a pipe dream and even average performance isn’t a realistic expectation.” — Leon F.


518. “The end of money is not ease but the opportunity to perform more service.”


519. “Improving meetings is not just an opportunity to enhance the performance of our companies. It is also a way to positively impact the lives of our people.”


520. “Values hold the team together, provide stability for the team to grow upon, measure the team’s performance, give direction and guidance and attract like-minded people.”


521. “She leaned back in her chair, watching the sunrise as if it were a private performance intended just for her. And for a moment it felt that way: as if the sun was showing off for her benefit, reminding her how wonderful it was to be young and alive.” ― Katharine McGee


522. “Social scientists have determined that we accept inner responsibility for a behavior when we think we have chosen to perform it in the absence of strong outside pressures. A”


523. A primary trait in elite performers is their commitment to attacking their day early – to #MaxOut each day. – Ed Mylett


524. “Civilization advances by extending the number of operations we can perform without thinking about them. –Alfred North Whitehead”


525. “I avoid that bleak first hour of the working day during which my still sluggish senses and body make every chore a penance. I find that in arriving later, the work which I do perform is of a much higher quality.”


526. “When the point person in an organization strives for balance, he potentially robs other leaders of an opportunity to perform at the top of their game.”


527. “If we have the audacity to ask, God has the ability to perform.”


528. “The more you love yourself, the better you perform.” ― M. K. Soni


529. “Win the team.” You win the players over (as a quarterback) by your performance, your ability to play with some consistency, (and) to execute. They develop confidence in you. You develop confidence in them and that’s where the chemistry comes from that’s necessary to score points and execute in a consistent fashion.


530. “When it comes to performance, strong purpose trumps strong passion.”


531. “Fortunately, there is a solution, and it’s not performing multiple sets of whatever cable Kegel exercise is being pushed as “The Answer.” Just a little hard, smart, basic work.” ― Jim Wendler


532. “What a man knows should find its expression in what he does. The value of superior knowledge is chiefly in that it leads to a performing manhood.” – Christian Nestell Bovee


533. “Even if you can’t perform at a high level, showing up and doing something is still a thousand times better than not showing up at all.”


534. “Without strength and courage, it’s really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you’re alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.” – Scott Hamilton


535. “Don't ever be too impressed with goal setting; be impressed with goal getting. Reaching new goals and moving to a higher level of performance always requires change, and change feels awkward. But, take comfort in the knowledge that if a change doesn't feel uncomfortable, then it's probably not really a change.”


536. Your excellent performance is an inspiration to all. Keep up the great work!


537. “In the absence of clearly defined goals. we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by them.”


538. “Effective executives know that their subordinates are paid to perform and not to please their superiors.”


539. Teamwork and trust trump ego and arrogance in building high performance sustainable successful teams. Rethink your team building ideas - Author: Tony Dovale


540. “Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.” – Og Mandino


541. “But it is part of the discipline of humility that we must not spare our hand where it can perform a service and that we do not assume that our schedule is our own to manage, but allow it it to be arranged by God.”


542. “The telephone operator and all others who may perform less “important” tasks will not feel important unless you, the leader, teach that them they are valued and explain how their contribution helps the company as a whole. Individuals who feel they don’t matter will perform their jobs as if they don’t count.”


543. “Servant leadership always empathizes, always accepts the person, but sometimes refuses to accept some of the person’s effort or performance as good enough.” — Robert K. Greenleaf


544. “I just try to touch people’s hearts in a way through skating, so they’re not just witnessing a performance, they’re feeling a performance and they’re a part of it.”


545. “Any single mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease.” – Lisa Alther


546. “God performs the most impressive feats through the most unimpressive people. ” – Steven Furtick


547. “Most ratings of performance have much less to do with the performance of the person being rated than we would wish. ”


548. “An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.” – Mae West


549. “While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian.”


550. The challenge of every team is to build a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another because the question is usually not how well each person performs, but how well they work together.


551. “Difficult times disrupt your conventional ways of thinking and push you to forge better habits of thought, performance and being.”


552. “We ought not to be weary of doing little things for the love of God, who regards not the greatness of the work, but the love with which it is performed.”


553. “The culture is the only acceptable standard of performance.”


554. “It is like when a player has a slump, we do not trade them, we coach them. It is the same with our employees. The best leaders come to the aid of their people, whose performance is down. Not come down harder on them.” – Simon Sinek


555. “The brand trust bar is higher than it’s ever been. Our research shows that 74% of customers expect more from brands — not just around product performance or durability, but in how brands treat their customers, employees and the environment.” (Carlos Guerrero, Senior Director, Advisory, Gartner)


556. “You can’t make good decisions that are going to be meaningful, productive, when you lose control, and you have to maintain mental control, emotional control and to be able to perform physically up to your own particular level of competency; you have to keep your emotions under control.”


557. “His observation was astute and correct: occasions on which he praised a performance were likely to be followed by a disappointing performance, and punishments were typically followed by an improvement. But the inference he had drawn about the efficacy of reward and punishment was completely off the mark.”


558. “Listen and connect with people, don’t perform for them.”


559. “If you perform the sacrifice of doing your duty, you do not have to do anything else. Devoted to duty, man attains perfection.” – Bhagavad Gita


560. “But we should not expect performance in officer training and in combat to be predictable from behavior on an obstacle field—behavior both on the test and in the real world is determined by many factors that are specific to the particular situation. Remove”


561. “Overcoming barriers to performance is how groups become teams.” – John Katzenbach


562. Australian Managers - 360 performance review graph


563. Competitive advantage is a companys ability to perform in one or more ways that competitors cannot or will not match.”


564. “When I perform my role well, I feel proud.” – Kim Namjoon


565. “people don’t function like machines. They have feelings. They think. They have problems, hopes, and dreams. Though people can be managed, they would much rather be led. And when they are led, they perform at a much higher level.”


566. Succeeding is performing at your best when your best is required. – John Wooden


567. "Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” –Iyanla Vanzant


568. “Many times, I had to dig deep and perform. All of that adversity helped me and drove me to want to be the best.” —Hayley Wickenheiser


569. “Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt


570. Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. – Carol Channing (performed by Marilyn Monroe)


571. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling that performing.”


572. “Do this: Start marching toward your ultimate goal by making the next task you perform, regardless of how unimportant it may seem, a step in the right direction. Commit this question to memory and use it to evaluate everything you do: “Will this help take me where I want to go?” If the answer is no, back off; if yes, press ahead.”


573. “Culture is about performance, and making people feel good about how they contribute to the whole.” – Tracy Streckenbach


574. “Shyness has a strange element of narcissism. a belief that how we look. how we perform. is truly important to other people.” –Andre Dubus


575. “Your work environment impacts your mood, drive, mental health, and performance.” ― businessnewsdaily.com


576. “Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.” Mary Kay Ash


577. “A healthy woman who delivers spontaneously performs a job that cannot be improved upon.”


578. “Healthy organizations believe that performance management is almost exclusively about eliminating confusion. They realize that most of their employees want to succeed, and that the best way to allow them to do that is to give them clear direction, regular information about how they’re doing, and access to the coaching they need.”


579. “Reflection and review enables the long-term improvement of all habits because it makes you aware of your mistakes and helps you consider possible paths for improvement. Without reflection, we can make excuses, create rationalizations, and lie to ourselves. We have no process for determining whether we are performing better or worse compared to yesterday.”


580. “The more successful people have been in the past, the worse they perform when they enter a new environment. They become overconfident, and they’re less likely to seek critical feedback even though the context is radically different.”


581. “His realistic assessment, acknowledgment of failure, and ownership of the problem were key to developing a plan to improve performance and ultimately win. Most important of all, he believed winning was possible.”


582. Overcoming barriers to performance is how groups become teams.'—John Katzenbach


583. “Where performance is measured, performance improves.⁣”


584. Happy Birthday to the man who can out-do, outperform and over-perform the most celebrated people in his family. To my son, you are a bright star among the stars. You deserve to win like nobody else. You definitely have a special place in my heart. I’m so happy for you today!


585. “The effective executive, therefore, asks: “What can my boss do really well?” “What has he done really well?” “What does he need to know to use his strength?” “What does he need to get from me to perform?” He does not worry too much over what the boss cannot do.”


586. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations.” – Ralph Marston


587. “We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him.” — Michel de Montaigne


588. “The robust investment in workforce health and wellbeing appears to be one of the practices pursued by high-performing, well-managed companies,” according to Forbes. “The positive financial results for a company support the need for continuing to cultivate a wellbeing culture, and strategy that is embedded into the ethos of the organisation.”


589. “The effective executive knows that it is easier to raise the performance of one leader than it is to raise the performance of a whole mass.”


590. “WHY 20 MILE MARCHERS WIN 20 Mile Marching helps turn the odds in your favor for three reasons: 1. It builds confidence in your ability to perform well in adverse circumstances. 2. It reduces the likelihood of catastrophe when you’re hit by turbulent disruption. 3. It helps you exert self-control in an out-of-control environment.”


591. “Though I knew that I would eventually have to enter full-time employment, I certainly never fantasized about a radiant future where I was paid to perform an economic role. Sometimes this felt like a failure to take an interest in my own life, which depressed me.”


592. “Trust gives you the permission to give people direction, get everyone aligned, and give them the energy to go get the job done. Trust enables you to execute with excellence and produce extraordinary results. As you execute with excellence and deliver on your commitments, trust becomes easier to inspire, creating a flywheel of performance.”


593. “God performs the most impressive feats through the most unimpressive people.”


594. “Upgrade your performance by playing to your strengths and delegating your weaknesses. This one decision will do more to enhance your productivity than anything else you do as a leader.”


595. “This one resonates so deeply with me! When I was young, I learned to equate my worth with my performance and I struggle when I feel myself giving less than 100%. It has taken a few years to realize that sometimes my 60% is more than enough, and at the end of the day, anything that I give is of value.” – Top pick by: THNKer Alexaundra Zanella


596. “Women in leadership are often questioned based on their gender, rather than the performance against the set agenda. That kind of mentality needs to shift in society. Women should be empowered to lead without the fear of being treated differently.”


597. “I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.” – Martha Grahamʺ


598. “Effective executives concentrate on the few major areas where superior performance will produce outstanding results.”


599. “Social scientists have determined that we accept inner responsibility for a behavior when we think we have chosen to perform it in the absence of strong outside pressures.”


600. Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist. – Mary Kay Ash


601. “The end of money is not easy but the opportunity to perform more service.” – Henry Ford


602. “Those people blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with the follow-through who excel.” – Mary Kay Ash


603. “The only things that evolve by themselves in an organization are disorder, friction, and malperformance.”


604. “If we hope to sustain employee performance and retention today and into the next year, we must support employee well-being more effectively than in the past. One of the most powerful ways to do this is to equip your managers and leaders with a new competency. It’s called compassion.”


605. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.” —Mary D. Poole, author


606. “In business, the idea of measuring what you are doing, picking the measurements that count like customer satisfaction and performance… you thrive on that.”


607. Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist


608. It will be fun to watch you scramble to complete your monthly targets and performance appraisal goals without me to help you out. I hope your new company sends you back to us. Best of luck!


609. “Another way of saying this is that controlling thoughts and behaviors is one of the tasks that System 2 performs.”


610. There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organization's overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow ...It goes without saying that no company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it…


611. “A person can perform only from strength. One cannot build performance on weakness, let alone on something one cannot do at all.” – Peter Drucker


612. “Management is about human beings. Its task is to make people capable of joint performance, to make their strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant.” - Peter Drucker


613. “A leader with great passion and few skills always outperforms a leader with great skills and no passion.”


614. “Clearly, if leaders have a strong set of ethical values and live them out, then people will respect them, not just their position. Immature leaders try to use their position to drive high performance.”


615. “of the simplest ways is obvious, but it often gets overlooked—that is performance. Your boss expects you to complete certain tasks. So complete them. Do them on time, on budget, and with as little drama as possible. Get the mission done.”


616. “Most of the problems that plague our society – addiction, overeating, crime, domestic violence, prejudice, debt, unwanted pregnancy, educational failure, underperformance at school and work, lack of savings, failure to exercise – are in some degree a failure of self-control.” — Roy Baumeister


617. “If leaders, in any profession, place an excess of stress on people to make the numbers, and offer lopsided incentive structures, we risk creating an environment in which near-term performance and resources are prioritized while long-term performance, trust, psychological safety and the will of the people decline.”


618. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. —Peter F. Drucker, Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author


619. “To a social animal, trust is like lubrication. It reduces friction and creates conditions much more conducive to performance,”


620. “I feel that flip-flops are the downfall of many relationships. It’s like, first it’s the flip-flops, and then it’s the sweatpants… it’s the gateway drug to no sex.” —Lady Gaga, performer / meat-based couture enthusiast


621. . . . I have come to see that there's a common denominator among organizations that manage to outcomes successfully: They all have courageous leaders who foster a performance culture. Mario Morino. Leap of Reason


622. “The response is the actual habit you perform,”


623. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” — Samuel Johnson


624. “What works is the fourth philosophy, which I like to call the philosophy of performance and productivity. With this philosophy, you do what is necessary to improve yourself and your capabilities. You learn to do more and be more.”


625. “Well, strategy. The competitive landscape. Morale. The dynamics of the executive team. Top performers. Bottom performers. Customer satisfaction. Pretty much everything that has a long-term impact on the success of the company. Stuff you just can’t cover in weekly or monthly meetings.”


626. “People must have affirmation and praise in order to maintain a high level of performance. Withholding negative or critical comments is not nearly as important as giving positive input through compliments and praise.”


627. “Worrying gets you nowhere. if you turn up worrying about how you’re going to perform, you’ve already lost. Train hard, turn up, run your best and the rest will take care of itself.”


628. “It is impossible to think of a story about Ronald Read performing a heart transplant better than a Harvard-trained surgeon. Or designing a skyscraper superior to the best-trained architects. There will never be a story of a janitor outperforming the world’s top nuclear engineers. But these stories do happen in investing.”


629. “You are the most inspirational leader we have seen in our career who motivates us all to perform better and better…. Happy Father’s Day to you boss.”


630. “The curtain has fallen on the past, the performance has gone dark and the actors have moved on. Applaud the show, but don’t stay in the dark, hoping for a reprisal that will never come. It’s time to get up and move toward the next act, the one that stars YOU. ”


631. The new Jeep ® Compass strikes the perfect balance of performance and refinement, with an attitude that’s anything but complacent.


632. Marketing is the task we perform before creating a product. If three years is spent developing a product, then it won’t be the correct product”.


633. “Kindness is a magical spell—performed by enlightened beings—meant to enchant hearts and lift weary souls that they might fly.”


634. “A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge. ”


635. “Finish strong. I challenge you to find two words that more absolutely define a performance objective. For me, those two words are a clear call to action.” — Dan Green


636. “Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people. ” – Andre Dubus


637. “It is often not enough for children to do a thing once or twice, but they will perform the same simple action over and over again until they seem to have satisfied some inner urge. ”


638. “Even if you can’t perform at a high level, showing up and doing something is still a thousand times better than not showing up at all.” – Jocko Willink


639. “When you look good, you feel good. Confidence with what you’re wearing is very important. If you feel good, you will always perform your best without worrying about anything.” Maria Sharapova


640. My bimmer is the perfect combination of luxury, power and performance. – Unknown


641. “She explained. “Once we achieve clarity and buy-in, it is then that we have to hold each other accountable for what we sign up to do, for high standards of performance and behavior. And as simple as that sounds, most executives hate to do it, especially when it comes to a peer’s behavior, because they want to avoid interpersonal discomfort.”


642. “We recognize the power and influence that we have to create change beyond our own walls. And we know that if we can help our portfolio companies become more inclusive, more equitable, that can help drive long-term performance.”


643. “When leaders are willing to prioritize trust over performance, performance almost always follows. However, when leaders have laser-focus on performance above all else, the culture inevitably suffers.”


644. “I focus, I invent, I transform, I challenge, I attempt, I observe, I perform.” — Philippe Petit


645. I don't just sing, I perform.


646. “Past performance is not indicative of future results.” – Stock exchange risk disclaimer


647. Always try to perform all the parts of your job, not just some aspects.


648. I’m amazed by how you maintain your performance while taking on even more work. You’re a superstar!


649. “The bmw badge stands for power, luxury, performance and respect like no other car can.” – Unknown


650. Exam anxiety is an unpleasant state of extreme nervousness, apprehension, or insecurity leading up to and during a test which interferes with your performance.


651. “What can I contribute that will significantly affect the performance and the results of the institution I serve?”


652. “Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels.”


653. People are never able to outperform their self-image.


654. Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating — these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything.


655. “When leaders are willing to prioritize trust over performance, performance almost always follows.”


656. “The best thing a father can do for his children is love their mother.” -john wooden. this quote is important because children need to want to be more like their mothers for many reasons, one is that 98% of domestic mass shootings are performed by boys and men.


657. “When we spend a lifetime trying to distance ourselves from the parts of our lives that don’t fit with who we think we’re supposed to be, we stand outside of our story and hustle for our worthiness by constantly performing, perfecting, pleasing, and proving.”


658. “Diversity requires commitment. Achieving the superior performance diversity can produce needs further action – most notably, a commitment to develop a culture of inclusion. People do not just need to be different; they need to be fully involved and feel their voices are heard.”


659. “One way or the other you’re going to finish…so, why not finish strong and make yourself immensely proud of your performance rather than embarrassed by your lack of it” — Gary Ryan Blair


660. “leadership is the single greatest factor in any team’s performance. Whether a team succeeds or fails is all up to the leader. The leader’s attitude sets the tone for the entire team. The leader drives performance—or doesn’t. And this applies not just to the most senior leader of an overall team, but to the junior leaders of teams within the team.”


661. “Your smile is a thought that propels my day forward; filled with creativity, I am in a position to perform the whole lot that comes my way.”


662. “The supreme accomplishment of the warrior: to perform the commonplace under far-from-commonplace conditions.”


663. “The man who focuses on efforts and who stresses his downward authority is a subordinate no matter how exalted his title and rank. But the man who focuses on contribution and who takes responsibility for results, no matter how junior, is in the most literal sense of the phrase, “top management.” He holds himself accountable for the performance of the whole.”


664. Professionalism + creativity = outstanding results. Your performance and contributions this past year are something I hope you all are very proud of. Work ethic from people like you is what makes this country great. This Labor Day, all the praise goes to you.


665. All of us perform better and more willingly when we know why we're doing what we have been told or asked to do. – Kenneth Blanchard


666. “The best way to drive performance in an organization is to create an environment in which information can flow freely, mistakes can be highlighted and help can be offered and received.”


667. Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.


668. Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer. — Ted Williams.


669. “It’s irrefutable, says McCraty, “caring leaders set off the neural machinery that produces optimal workplace performance.”


670. “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” –Peter F. Drucker


671. “That’s a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty.” — Roberta Flack


672. “I’m not performing miracles, I’m using up and wasting a lot of paint.” – Claude Monet


673. Exam anxiety – a term used to describe a feeling of nervousness, apprehension, and worry triggered by a big exam. This psychological state can cause you to become distracted and panic about how well you will perform on your test.


674. “I can’t do it” never yet accomplished anything; “I will try” has performed wonders. – George P. Burnham


675. “Those who are blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with follow-through who excel.”


676. “A bimmer stands for performance, luxury and style like no other car can!” – Unknown


677. “Executives owe it to their organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.”


678. “We are really competing against ourselves, we have no control over how other people perform.”


679. “It takes far less energy to move from first-rate performance to excellence than it does to move from incompetence to mediocrity.”


680. “You must put your head into the lion’s mouth if the performance is to be a success.” ~ Winston Churchill


681. “Respect is the key determinant of high-performance leadership. how much people respect you determines how well they perform.” Brian Tracy


682. “Plan to meet with your team at least weekly to give feedback on performance.


683. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.”


684. “The constructive feedback environment doesn’t make an employee feel less when he makes a mistake. Instead, it turns it into an opportunity to upgrade their performance.” ― zippia.com


685. A bmw is a symbol of luxury, beauty and performance all in one.-Unknown


686. “In contrast, increasing effort is not an option when you must keep six digits in short-term memory while performing a task. Ego depletion is not the same mental state as cognitive busyness.”


687. When setting expectations, no matter what has been said or written, if substandard performance is accepted and no one is held accountable—if there are no consequences—that poor performance becomes the new standard. Therefore, leaders must enforce standards.


688. “Teams led by a directive leader initially outperform those led by an empowering leader. However, despite lower early performance, teams led by an empowering leader experience higher performance improvement over time because of higher levels of team-learning, coordination, empowerment and mental model development.”


689. Employee engagement is the art and science of engaging people in authentic and recognized connections to strategy, roles, performance, organization, community, relationships, customers, development, energy and happiness to leverage, sustain and transform work into results.”


690. “Without an inclusive environment, even an organization with a diverse employee population will probably struggle to improve its long-term performance. The widespread adoption of hybrid work has complicated the struggle to build and maintain such cultures.”


691. “Every time you compete, try harder to improve on your last performance. Give nothing short of your very best effort” – Elgin Baylor


692. “The value of a diverse team is its capacity to challenge the norm of groupthink and thus boost organisational performance and improve decision-making.”


693. “You cannot build performance on weaknesses. You can build only on strengths.”


694. “Those are decisions only you can make. But what I can tell you is this: when it comes to performance standards, It’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate.”


695. “If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated, and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.”


696. I said a prayer for you today, I asked God to see you through this surgery. That his Mighty hands may guide the doctor as they perform the surgery.


697. “The performance artist Marina Abramović puts it directly: “If you start believing in your greatness, it is the death of your creativity.”


698. “it's not just communication that helps a team be successful, but rather the collaboration that follows. Communication without collaboration can lead to underperformance,”


699. “Eating well was something I learned as I started to be successful and had to travel and perform concerts, which are an intense cardio workout. “


700. “I know that I’m never as good or bad as any single performance. I’ve never believed my critics or my worshippers, and I’ve always been able to leave the game at the arena.”


701. “When things go badly, it is your fault, not theirs. You are responsible. Analyze how it happened, make the necessary fixes, and move on. No mass punishment or floggings. Fire people if you need to, train harder, insist on a higher level of performance, give halftime rants if that shakes a group up. But never forget that failure is your responsibility.”


702. “Strong relationships are the foundation of high-performing teams. And all high-performing teams start with trust.”


703. Exam anxiety is a natural stress response. You may feel worried, stressed, overly anxious, or nervous about your exams. It can affect your ability to focus on the content, impairing your performance.


704. “Sheer speed and performance. Ride like the wind. Feel free, drive like never before.”


705. Monthly targets and performance will come and go but the memories of working with a colleague like you will stay in my heart forever.


706. Exam anxiety is a significant stressor for many students. It can cause physical, psychological and emotional problems that lead to poor test performance.


707. “He looks up from his work and outward toward goals. He asks: “What can I contribute that will significantly affect the performance and the results of the institution I serve?” His stress is on responsibility.”


708. “In combat, spontaneity rules; rote performance of technique perishes.” ~ Bruce Lee


709. If you want to have a better performance than the crowd, you must do things differently from the crowd. - John Templeton


710. “We are the instrument of our own performance”


711. “There are no big things, only a logical accumulation of little things done at a very high standard of performance.” - John Wooden


712. “Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” – Iyanla Vanzant


713. “In what areas would it make little difference whether we perform excellently or poorly?”


714. As mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead wrote, “ Civilization advances by extending the number of operations we can perform without thinking about them.”»


715. Exam anxiety is feeling nervous about a test or exam. It’s natural. But being tense and worried about an exam can cause you to perform less well than you could or even make you feel ill. So it’s important to tackle this problem head-on.


716. “Eating well was something I learned as I started to be successful and had to travel and perform concerts, which are an intense cardio workout.”


717. “It is possible to become world-class, enter the top 5% of performers in the world, in almost any subject within 6-12 months, or even 6-12 weeks.”


718. “Almost universally, the kind of performance we give on social media is positive. It’s more ‘Let me tell you how well things are going. Look how great I am.’ It’s rarely the truth: ‘I’m scared. I’m struggling. I don’t know.’ ”


719. Presenting leadership as a list of carefully defined qualities (like strategic, analytical, and performance-oriented) no longer holds. Instead, true leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed. ... Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection.


720. Like squirrels, the best in every business do what they have learned to do without questioning their abilities - they flat out trust their skills, which is why we call this high-performance state of mind the "Trusting Mindset. - Author: John Eliot


721. “Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something. How”


722. “When you combine a culture of discipline with an ethic of entrepreneurship, you get the magical alchemy of great performance.”


723. “We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.” ~ François de la Rochefoucauld


724. Being a manager can be hard but your performance always made my work easy. We are really going to miss your work here. All the luck and good wishes for your future!


725. “It seemed that we loved each other better when there were large swaths of two continents between us. The daily work of love was often hard to perform at home.” — Aleksandar Hemon


726. “Public officials are all right if they stay in their proper sphere and perform their proper functions but when they get greedy for wider scope and more power and money they lose their value and become parasites. ”


727. “leaders are not responsible for the results, leaders are responsible for the people who are responsible for the results. And the best way to drive performance in an organization is to create an environment in which information can flow freely, mistakes can be highlighted and help can be offered and received.”


728. “Trust is like lubrication. It reduces friction and creates conditions much more conducive to performance.”


729. Exam anxiety is a common problem among students. A new study shows it’s more than just feeling nervous about tests; it could negatively impact how well you perform.


730. “Muslim scholars have clarified that two basic conditions must be fulfilled for the acceptance of righteous deeds. Firstly, the intention must be to perform those deeds for Allah’s sake alone, without any showing off or desire to gain praise or fame. Secondly, such deeds must be performed in accordance with the Sunnah of Allah’s Messenger (sa)”


731. “When it comes to performance standards, It’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate.”


732. “Leadership is not magnetic personality–that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not making friends and influencing people –that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” – Peter Drucker


733. Thank you for making sure that each team member’s strength was maximized. Thank you for creating a structure for utmost performance. You are a great team leader. I appreciate your effort.


734. There's a reason bmws have been around for so long; their timeless beauty and performance speak for itself. - Unknown


735. “The agenda should be based on what everyone is actually working on and how the company is performing against its goals, not based on the leader’s best guess forty-eight hours prior to the meeting.”


736. “People are complicated creatures. On the one hand, able to perform great acts of charity. On the other, capable of the most underhanded forms of betrayal. It’s a constant battle that rages within all of us.”


737. “Those who are blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with follow-through who excel.” – Mary Kay Ash


738. Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease. — Lisa Alther


739. “The child does not grow weary with work, but increases his strength. He grows through work and that is why work increases his energies. He never asks to be relieved of his labours, but on the contrary he asks to be allowed to perform them and to perform them alone. The task of growth is his life, he must truly either work or die. ”


740. “Successful performance in sport is largely about being able to perform well in tough situations; the same can be said of business.”


741. “Coaching is releasing a person’s potential to maximize their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them.” Unknown


742. “Kindness is a magical spell—performed by enlightened beings—meant to enchant hearts and lift weary souls that they might fly.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich


743. “The highest service we can perform for others is to help them help themselves.” — Horace Mann


744. “We spend a lot of time on our performance ratings, and yet the results are one-quarter performance and three-quarters system noise. ”


745. "Successful performance in sport is largely about being able to perform well in tough situations; the same can be said of business.”


746. “A bmw is the perfect combination of luxury and performance.” – Unknown


747. If somebody is strong and showing good performances and perfect in the thing you are doing, there are people who want to disturb you. - Author: Tina Maze


748. “I was glad the poems were only ever performed and never published. They floated away ethereally to the sound of applause. Real writers, and also painters, had to keep on looking at the ugly things they had done for good. I hated that everything I did was so ugly, but also that I lacked the courage to confront how ugly it was.”


749. “I’m not just a singer, I’m a performer. I want to give my audience an experience they’ll never forget.” – Elvis Presley


750. “When setting expectations, no matter what has been said or written, if substandard performance is accepted and no one is held accountable—if there are no consequences—that poor performance becomes the new standard. Therefore, leaders must enforce standards.” – Jocko Willink

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