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11 powerful quotes to inspire you to embrace change

Agile Development Inspiration & Motivation

Whether you’re building a product or a service, working in a small or a large team, the ability to embrace change is hard. Change is hard for us, as individuals, and perhaps even harder for organizations. Recently I wrote about how we, at Sandglaz, cultivated a culture of embracing change. Today, I gathered a few powerful quotes on change, growth and adaptation. Share them, tweet them, and most importantly use them to inspire you to embrace change.

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1. “Each of us has the opportunity to change and grow until our very last breath. Happy creating.” ~M.F. Ryan

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2. “The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings.” ~Kakuzo Okakaura

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3. “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” ~Charles Darwin

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4. “People will try to tell you that all the great opportunities have been snapped up. In reality, the world changes every second, blowing new opportunities in all directions, including yours.” ~Ken Hakuta

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5. “Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

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6. “A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.” ~Chinese Proverb

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7. “Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win.” ~Max McKeown

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8. “All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.” ~Bruce Lee

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9. “The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.” ~Bill Clinton

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10. “You can’t build an adaptable organization without adaptable people–and individuals change only when they have to, or when they want to.” ~Gary Hamel

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11. “Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.” ~William Frederick Book

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Which one is your favorite quote? Please share with us in the comments below.

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