10 Total Quotes

Roger Oech Quotes

Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.
Roger Oech
#Failure

It's important for the explorer to be willing to be led astray.
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#Leadership

Here's my advice: Go ahead and be whacky. Get into a crazy frame of mind and ask what's funny about what you're doing.
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#Advice

Most people think of success and failure as opposites, but they both are products of the same process.
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#Failure

It's easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out-of-date.
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#Ideas

Either you let your life slip away by not doing the things you want to do, or you get up and do them.
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#Life

Everyone has a 'risk muscle.' You keep it in shape by trying new things. If you don't, it atrophies. Make a point of using it at least once a day.
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#Risk

There is a close relationship between the "ha-ha" of humor and the "aha!" of discovery
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#Discovery

If you don't execute your ideas, they die.
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#Ideas

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father.
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#Mother