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Margaret Heffernan Quotes

Margaret Heffernan Quote: “In business, staying focused requires that you turn most opportunities down.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “As long as they are well-intentioned, mistakes are not a matter for shame but for learning.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “You cannot fix a problem that you refuse to acknowledge.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Openness isn’t the end; it’s the beginning.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “The cell phone has become the adult’s transitional object, replacing the toddler’s teddy bear for comfort and a sense of belonging.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Companies don’t have ideas. Only people do. And what motivates people are the bonds of loyalty and trust they develop around each other.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “We treasure what we can measure.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Companies don’t have ideas. Only people do.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “In our house, Mother’s Day is every day. Father’s Day, too. In our house, parents count. They do important work and that work matters. One day just doesn’t cut for us.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “If you have never failed at anything, then you haven’t been trying hard enough, aren’t very imaginative, or have had such extraordinarily good luck that you have come to believe you are invincible.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “A fantastic model of collaboration: thinking partners who aren’t echo chambers.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Those in powerless positions aren’t about to complain about bullying bosses, abusive supervisors or corrupt co-workers. There is no safe way to do so and no process that promises redress.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Many CEOs and leaders think that silence is indeed golden, that consensus is bliss. It is – sometimes. But more often what it signifies is that there are no respected processes for surfacing concerns and dissent.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “The truth won’t set us free – until we develop the skills and the habit and the talent and the moral courage to use it.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “British innovation in design, in the creative arts, in engineering and manufacturing is world class.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “When we confront facts and fears, we achieve real power and unleash our capacity for change.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Every organization has issues and concerns which are known about by many people who choose to remain silent.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “We have to see conflict as thinking and then get really good at it.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “One of the sad truths about leadership is that, the higher up the ladder you travel, the less you know.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “The healthiest companies are always characterized by organic talent development.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Silence is the language of inertia.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Words are how people think. When you misuse words, you diminish your ability to think clearly and truthfully.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “When we care about people, we care less about money, and when we care about money, we care less about people.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Making those around you feel invisible is the opposite of leadership.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “We know – intellectually – that confronting an issue is the only way to resolve it. But any resolution will disrupt the status quo. Given the choice between conflict and change on the one hand, and inertia on the other, the ostrich position can seem very attractive.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “There is no more powerful weapon for change than honesty.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Certainty is no guarantor of correctness.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Huge open source organizations like Red Hat and Mozilla manage the collaboration of hundreds of people who don’t know one another and have spent no time hanging around the water cooler.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Business is not a science; it is not susceptible to experiments that can be controlled and replicated. Everything in business is too unpredictable for that – every business, employee, product, market is different and keeps changing.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Instead, we have found ourselves gasping for air in a sea of corruption, dysfunction, environmental degradation, waste, disenchantment and inequality – and the harder we compete, the more unequal we become.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “All businesses and jobs depend on a vast number of people, often unnoticed and unthanked, without which nothing really gets done. They are all human and deserve respect and gratitude.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Once you have power, you are inevitably surrounded by people who have their own agendas and will tell you whatever advances them.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “If the company depends entirely on you – your creativity, ingenuity, inspiration, salesmanship or charisma – nobody will want to buy it. The risk and the dependency are too great.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “The biggest catastrophes that we’ve witnessed rarely come from information that is secret or hidden. It comes from information that is freely available and out there, but that we are willfully blind to.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Phones and soundtracks and Muzak and fountains replace genuine and unpredictable human contact with a seamless soundtrack from a bad movie and a cliche that makes us believe we must all be happy.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “I hate people walking down the street listening to the soundtrack of their lives which responds to them but not their setting. I hate the overspill of sound which metro and subway riders are oblivious to because they notice no one and nothing around them.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “It is nobody’s right to be waited on and nobody’s fate to do the waiting.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Noise is a buffer, more effective than cubicles or booth walls.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Bosses and leaders everywhere should cherish the people who bring them bad news, disappointing data or hard problems.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Any fool can buy talent; only real leaders develop it.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “As a mother, I work hard every day and I expect that work to be recognized and appreciated. Because I work for and with human beings, sometimes they’re grateful and sometimes they aren’t.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “On overnight flights, I have trained myself to get to sleep almost instantly after takeoff. I always listen to the same audiobook on my iPod so my brain knows, regardless of time zone, that that voice means it’s time for bed.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “If we aren’t going to be afraid of conflict, we have to see it as thinking.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “I don’t think a true company – one that builds sustainable value – can ever only exist online or remotely.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “The best remote companies I’ve seen do almost everything online, via email and telephone. But they also get together face to face on a regular basis.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Most executives I know are so action-oriented, or action-addicted, that time for reflection is the first casualty of their success.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Building businesses takes tremendous stamina, and success isn’t achieved without it.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Customers who have to come back and spend, or customers who just don’t want the hassle of leaving – those are the ones who are most worth attracting.”
Margaret Heffernan Quote: “Britain is famous for being great at inventing and poor at commercializing.”
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