Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Impact Quotes

Here is a list of some powerful impact quotes emphasizing the importance of being open minded and flexible as a leader. These quotes are not limited to elite sports, as we are always learning from successful leaders in any profession or endeavor. If you have some suggested quotes you would like to see added to this page, please post them using our comment boxes under the ‘BE OPEN’ theme in the category section on the home page. Also, we included the sources from which we derive many of the quotes to add to your possible reading list. Enjoy!

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QUOTES FROM “PERFECT PHRASES FOR COACHES”


“Feedback is the breakfast of champions.”

- Ken Blanchard, Author

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“How you react to changing circumstances is, to some degree, a reflection of the extent of your experiences and how much confidence you have in your gut feelings.”

- Brian Billick, NFL champion coach

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QUOTES FROM “HOW TO SUCCEED IN THE GAME OF LIFE”

“I just wish that people would have an opportunity to revisit themselves as children. Revisit how they were raised and how they were treated and take a look at and see if they were treated the right way. If the right thing happened for them to be the kind of human being that they are now. And if they look back, would they want to revisit it and change into being somebody that’s better?”

- John Chaney, Successful college basketball coach


“Right now, where I’m at, my favorite quote is kind of a way of keeping things in perspective. “You’re never as good as you think you are, and you’re never as bad as they say you are.”

- Bill Cowher, NFL champion coach