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Zero fear

“The more we lose our fear of being wrong and failing, the more we innovate, learn and grow.” Neville Christie Chair, Strategic Innovation Boards

Zero base

“I gain great satisfaction from the fact that I started from zero, put the initial base together and built a business that employs thousands of people and has an annual turnover of $500 million.” Jack Cowin Canadian-Australian businessman who kick started KFC and Hungry Jack’s in Australia

Youthful ideas

“Truly novel ideas emerge only in one’s youth. Later on one becomes more experienced, famous—and foolish.” Albert Einstein December 6, 1917, when he was 38

Young risk-takers

“When you’re young you are far more willing to take the risks you need to succeed.” Steve Baxter One of Australia’s must successful, and wealthy tech entrepreneurs, who at age 23 launched the internet service provider, SE Net

You’re wrong!

“When you’re the first person whose beliefs are different from what everyone else believes, you’re basically saying, “I’m right, and everyone else is wrong.” That’s a very unpleasant position to be in. It’s at once exhilarating and, at the same time, an invitation to be attacked.” Larry Ellison Billionaire founder and CEO of the technology […]

You’ll never know

“You never know with these things when you’re trying something new what can happen. This is all experimental.” Richard Branson Serial entrepreneur, yet always a virgin

Word of mouth

“If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.” Jeff Bezos Entrepreneur and investor who founded Amazon.com, the world’s largest on-line retailer

Won’t happen

“It’s the experts inside industries who say Nah, we’re too big and powerful. Our products and company’ll last forever. Wrong!” Neville Christie Chair of new-style Strategic Innovation Boards