"Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself."
Samuel Butler, writer
Jason Lemkin, writing at SaaStr
"Sleeping less than seven hours could be the reason you're not losing weight, despite making healthy food choices and exercising regularly."
RD Zoe Fienman, as quoted by Philadelphia magazine
Zora Neale Hurston, author and anthropologist
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"I had the drive and the passion, but fear of the unknown held me back from starting my business for years."
Lisa Purcell, owner of Art Papers Scissors, as quoted by the Asbury Park Press
"[T]he next great idea could come from anywhere, and even if it doesn't, it's your job as a leader to foster that problem-solving and opinion-sharing in your team."
Executive coach Joel Garfinkle, writing at SmartBrief/Leadership
"Many people go into their careers with a very set path they want to take, and I think the people that have ended up being most successful have zigzagged through their career."
Karen Katz, chair, NRF Foundation Board of Directors, former CEO, Neiman Marcus
"One of the best ways of avoiding necessary and even urgent tasks is to seem to be busily employed on things that are already done."
John Kenneth Galbraith, economist
Robert Katai, writing for Adweek