Selected Quotes about Focus

My wheels are running. My investments are local, regional and international. -- Prince Alwaleed

Concentration can be cultivated. One can learn to exercise will power, discipline one's body and train one's mind. -- Anil Ambani

You should always look at how the market is currently and build in your profit margin taking into account that the market might dip slightly. -- Sarah Beeny

One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity. -- Edward de Bono

To attract money, you must focus on wealth. It is impossible to bring more money into your life when you are noticing you do not have enough, because that means you are thinking thoughts that you do not have enough. -- Rhonda Byrne

Are your thoughts worthy of you? If not - NOW is the time to change them. You can begin right were you are right now. Nothing matters but this moment and what you are focusing your attention on. -- Rhonda Byrne

When you have a pile of bills that you have no idea how you are going to pay, you cannot focus on the bills, because you will continue to attract more bills. You have to find a way that works for you to focus on prosperity, despite the bills around you. -- Rhonda Byrne

I enjoyed high school and college, and I think I learned a lot, but that was not really my focus. My focus was on trying to figure out what businesses to start. -- Steve Case

You shouldn't focus on why you can't do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions. -- Steve Case

Whenever your mind is totally absorbed in whatever activities you are performing, your mind will remain calm and content. -- Chin-Ning Chu

For a person to become deeply involved in any activity it is essential that he knows precisely what tasks he must accomplish, moment by moment. -- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The more a person feels skilled, the more her moods will improve; while the more challenges that are present, the more her attention will become focused and concentrated. -- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Willingness to learn, to be able to focus, to absorb information, and to always realize that business is a 24 x 7 job where someone is always out there to kick your ass. -- Mark Cuban

A man should never be appointed into a managerial position if his vision focuses on people's weaknesses rather than on their strengths. -- Peter Drucker

When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous. -- Wayne Dyer

Along with a strong belief in your own inner voice, you also need laser-like focus combined with unwavering determination. -- Larry Flynt

My success, part of it certainly, is that I have focused in on a few things. -- Bill Gates

If we go out of business, it won't be because we're not focused on the Internet. It'll be because we're too focused on the Internet. -- Bill Gates

We sometimes emphasize the danger in a crisis without focusing on the opportunities that are there. We should feel a great sense of urgency because it is the most dangerous crisis we have ever faced, by far. But it also provides us with opportunities to do a lot of things we ought to be doing for other reasons anyway. And to solve this crisis we can develop a shared sense of moral purpose. (talking about the environamental crisis) -- Al Gore

The correct attitude of the security analyst toward the stock market might well be that of a man toward his wife. He shouldn't pay too much attention to what the lady says, but he can't afford to ignore it entirely. That is pretty much the position that most of us find ourselves vis-à-vis the stock market. -- Ben Graham

A corporation is a living organism; it has to continue to shed its skin. Methods have to change. Focus has to change. Values have to change. The sum total of those changes is transformation. -- Andrew Grove

It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them. -- Steve Jobs

We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ultimately, we wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour. -- Phil Knight

Our aim was to insure repeat business based on the system's reputation rather than on the quality of a single store or operator. -- Ray Kroc

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. -- Dalai Lama

It is those who concentrate on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality. -- Og Mandino

The three pillars on which I believe any business success is based are: Persistence, Enthusiasm and Focus. -- Max Markson

The secret to success is focusing on what will work, and seeing it through. -- Max Markson

We each focus on what we're going to buy, but that's an incorrect focus. Focus instead on why you want to spend the money on this or that. What feeling in you does it satisfy? -- Suze Orman

We must remain focused on the greatest threat to the security of the United States, the clear and present danger of terrorism. We know what we must do to protect America, but this Administration is failing to meet the challenge. Democrats have a better way to ensure our homeland security. -- Nancy Pelosi

Organize as much as possible around teams, to achieve enhanced focus, task orientation, innovativeness, and individual commitment. -- Tom Peters

We believe this combination of excellence in operations and strong execution of our strategy is critical to achieve our vision. We will continue to focus on both in future as well. -- Azim Premji

Your current conditions do not reflect your ultimate potential, but rather the size and quality of goals upon which you currently are focusing. -- Tony Robbins

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's where the fun is. And if it can't be fun, what's the point? -- Donald Trump

One of the keys to thinking big is total focus. I think of it almost as a controlled neurosis, which is a quality I've noticed in many highly successful entrepreneurs. -- Donald Trump

A business leader has to keep their organization focused on the mission. That sounds easy, but it can be tremendously challenging in today's competitive and ever-changing business environment. A leader also has to motivate potential partners to join. -- Meg Whitman

Discovering what you really want saves you endless confusion and wasted energy. -- Stuart Wilde

We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right. -- Marianne Williamson

Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus. -- Oprah Winfrey

As you become more clear about who you really are, you'll be better able to decide what is best for you - the first time around. -- Oprah Winfrey

I don't care how much power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don't harness it and focus it on a specific target, and hold it there you're never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants. -- Zig Ziglar

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