Peter Bregman Quotes

Who is Peter Bregman?

CEO Peter Bregman is the author of 18 Minutes and many other business books.


Best 16 Quotes by Peter Bregman

“Don't write a book, write a page... Don't expect to be a great manager in your first six months, just try to set expectations well.”

18 Minutes Quotes

“1. Leverage your strengths.
2. Embrace your weaknesses.
3. Assert your differences.
4. Pursue your passions.”

18 Minutes

“Anyone can do anything as long as three conditions exist:
1. You want to achieve it.
2. You believe you can achieve it.
3. You enjoy trying to achieve it.”

18 Minutes

“Don’t settle for being less than you are. It won’t serve others and it won’t serve you.”

18 Minutes

“Each morning, I ask myself some questions: Am I prepared for this day? Prepared to make it a successful, productive day? Have I thought about it? Planned for it? Anticipated the risks that might take me off track? Will my plan for this day keep me focused.”

18 Minutes

“If you believe your talent grows with persistence and effort, then you seek failure as an opportunity to improve. People with a growth mind-set feel smart when they’re learning, not when they’re flawless.”

18 Minutes

“If you have a growth mind-set, then you use your failures to improve. If you have a fixed mind-set, you may never fail, but neither do you learn or grow.”

18 Minutes

“Knowing what outcome you want will enable you to focus on what matters and escape the whirlwind of activity that too often leads nowhere fast.”

18 Minutes

“Learning from past successes and failures is the key to long-term success.”

18 Minutes

“Never quit a diet while reading the dessert menu.”

18 Minutes

“Plan your day ahead so you can fly through it, successfully maneuvering and moving toward your intended destination.”

18 Minutes

“To get the right things done, choosing what to ignore is as important as choosing where to focus.”

18 Minutes

“Who among us does not move through life with the hidden sense, maybe even quiet desperation, that we are destined for more?”

18 Minutes

“You’ll never be as good a version of someone else as you are of yourself.”

18 Minutes

Four Seconds Quotes

“Being bored is a precious thing, a state of mind we should pursue. Once boredom sets in, our minds begin to wander, looking for something exciting, something interesting, to land on. And that’s where creativity arises.”

Four Seconds

“Saying thank you is never a waste of time.”

Four Seconds

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