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QUOTES AND OBSERVATIONS OF INTEREST:

Life is like a Camera …. Focus on what is important, Capture the good times, Develop from the negatives and if things don't work out, take another shot! - Unknown

There are no secrets to success.  It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.  -  Colin Powell

The person who doesn't know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn't know where his last dollar went.  - Unknown

Efficiency is doing things right; Effectiveness is doing the right things.  -  Peter Drucker

If someone is going down the wrong road, he does not need motivation to speed up.  What he needs is education to turn him around.  - Jim Rohn

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new – Socrates

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step - Laozi 

Tell me and I'll forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I'll understand. - Chinese Proverb

Formula for success is to under promise and over deliver. - Tom Peters

Every accomplishment starts with a decision to act.

The achievements of organisations are the combined efforts of each individual. -Vince Lombardi

It's not the strongest or most intelligent that survive; it's those quickest to adjust. - C. Darwin

A Brand is the product of a total business experience.

How much do you need to retire and when will that be?  If you can't answer that you need a financial plan! - YBR

Get a customer who wants something, provide what the customer wants, get paid. - Brian Rudd 

If it's important enough you will find a way if it's not you'll find an excuse. Get clear on what's important!  - Michael Sheargold

If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong!

Psychologists will tell you that it is very difficult to change a behaviour.  For example, it might take up to three weeks to get used to cleaning your teeth with the 'other hand'.  I don't suggest you try it and please don't write that a brush is more effective!

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.  -  Benjamin Franklin

Focus on what's important. -  Peter Young

Matching Client's business needs with their accounting skills… - Pat Camm

I know for some organisations values are a poster on the wall and culture is some airy fairy thing consultants like to talk about.  There is little that shapes the ways an organisation acts, or doesn't act, more strongly - keeping promises is all about actions not words.  -  Michel Hogan

Referrals are a reward for EXCELLENT service. -   Peter Wishart

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.  -  Winston Churchill

Insurance is an integral part of growing wealth.  Without it, one stroke of misfortune can negate a lifetime of hard work. – YBR

Also, constantly ask yourself how can I make the company more valuable. You do that and you will never get fired – unless you do something really stupid or the company goes out of business. -  Noah Kagan, (Former Facebook Employee)

Experience tells me customers want you to understand … customers want you to care … customers want you to help.  And it's impossible to understand, care, or help unless you've asked the right questions.   -  Tim Wackel

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results ......  - Winston Churchill

Happiness is not achieved by its conscious pursuit...it is generally the by-product of other activities – Aldous Huxley,  (1874-1963)

The more you know, the better decisions you can make-this is critical for businesses. Using your company's strengths and weaknesses to evaluate opportunities and threats (otherwise known as a SWOT analysis)...  

If I always do what I've always done, I'll always get what I've always got.

Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. - Tony Robbins

At the end of every meeting: "Have we made any decisions in the meeting today, and (if so) how are we going to communicate / action them?"- Patty McCord, Netflix's chief talent officer

One of the greatest tragedies in life is the murder of a beautiful theory by a gang of brutal facts". - Benjamin Franklin 

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  • "Hi Ross, I just thought that I should tell you that Monty has been helping me with a problem I had with Gracott over the past few months. In this time, his help has been well above what would normally be considered normal for an accountant's role. I have been very grateful for his assistance. …… I thought I should pass this on to you personally."
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