Sometimes you just need to stop and reflect. C@PSTONE believes you need to be decisive and quick to act. Good leaders also make time to stop, reflect and think through their strategies and plans. Thorough reflection, better strategies are developed, which lead to sound decisions when quick action is required. Digital Marketing is the ultimate playing field that demands quick actions and sound decisions. Take time to reflect on your strategies. Below you will find thoughts from leaders we follow and reflect on. We hope these quotes may help you as well!

Ban Memos

“Ban memos, people live off memos and emails and don’t speak to one another”  Sir James Dyson .       

Working more than living

“When you are working more than you are living, it is time to scale.”  – Kathy Kroll Romana – Viva Design Studios  

Rejecting and Pursuing Good Alternatives

“Easy choices, hard life. Hard choices, easy life.”  – Jerzy Gregorek, Polish Solidarity Movement Member    

Rejecting and Pursuing Good Alternatives

“Maturity is the ability to reject good alternatives, to pursue even better ones”.  From “Principles”  a book by Ray Dalio . 

Productivity and Reality

“The killer of productivity is reality” . Jack Antonoff, Producer  

Steven Covey: Listen with the intent to understand

John Ridley, We do things because the right people will see them.

“You don’t do things because everybody will see them.  You do things because the right people will see them” John Ridley, Oscar Winning Screen writer

ULTA Beauty: Humans serving humans

“At the end of the day, especially in retail , you’ve got humans serving humans” Mary Dillion, Ulta Beauty, CEO 

Learning: Fall over, get back up, repeat

Strike out on new paths

“If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.” – John D. Rockefeller 

Listen with your Ears

“Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.” – Frank Tyler

The mind of Man can conceive amazing things we can acheive!

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

Values have Value

“Consumers want to trust the brands they buy. [They] gravitate towards brands that represent their values. There’s trust in consistency”  Kristen Saenz Tobey  Cofounder and president, Revolution Foods 

Do some Dirty Work!

“I still take minutes (at meetings) sometimes.  Don’t ask people to do anything you’re not willing to do.  You’re never too good for those things… even if you are CEO. ” Phillippe Cousteau.  Cofounder and president, EarthEcho International 

Innovation insures against Irrelevance

“Innovation is the only insurance against irrelevance, it’s the only guarantee of long-term customer loyalty.”  Gary Hamel, London Business School

Strong Work Ethic

“The first qualification for success in my view is a strong work ethic.”.     Henry Ford, II  

Get Stuff Done

“You have to surround yourself with people who actually want to get stuff done and do real [things] in the world.”  Bonin Bough

The Future of Work

“The future of work is really about people deciding to live and work in the way that they want”  Stacy Brown-Philpot

Normal is lethal

Author and Thought Leader,  Paulo Coelho

Hamburger business is show business

“We’re not in the hamburger business, we’re in show business”     Ray Kroc

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune

“Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.” – Washington Irving