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    In complex situations, we may rely too heavily on planning and forecasting and underestimate the importance of random factors in the environment. That reliance can also lead to delusions of control.

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Everything someone does on a daily basis should be traceable back to an annual or quarterly plan.

Everything someone does on a daily basis should be traceable back to an annual or quarterly plan.

by Richard E. Griggs Found in: Consistency Quotes,
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At all times it is better to have a method.

At all times it is better to have a method.

by Mark Caine Found in: Consistency Quotes,
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Some self-confronting questions: "Where do I want to be at any given time?" "How am I going to get there? read more

Some self-confronting questions: "Where do I want to be at any given time?" "How am I going to get there? "What do I have to do to get myself from where I am to where I want to be?"... "What's the first, small step I can take to get moving?".

by George A. Ford Found in: Consistency Quotes,
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A trend is a trend is a trend. But the question is, will it bend? Will it alter its course read more

A trend is a trend is a trend. But the question is, will it bend? Will it alter its course through some unforeseen force and come to a premature end?

by Alec Cairncross Found in: Consistency Quotes,
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Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life read more

Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.

by Bernard M. Baruch Found in: Consistency Quotes,
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Magnificently unprepared for the long littleness of life.

Magnificently unprepared for the long littleness of life.

by Frances Cornford Found in: Consistency Quotes,
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Most plans are just inaccurate predictions.

Most plans are just inaccurate predictions.

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No well-informed person has declared a change of opinion to be
inconstancy.
[Lat., Nemo doctus unquam mutationem consilii read more

No well-informed person has declared a change of opinion to be
inconstancy.
[Lat., Nemo doctus unquam mutationem consilii inconstantiam dixit
esse.]

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Of right and wrong he taught
Truths as refined as ever Athens heard;
And (strange to tell) read more

Of right and wrong he taught
Truths as refined as ever Athens heard;
And (strange to tell) he practis'd what he preach'd.

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