Anita Roddick Quotes

Anita Roddick Quotes: I don't think I'm a risk-taker. I don't think any entrepreneur is. I think that's one of those myths of commerce. The new entrepreneur is more values-led: you do what looks risky to other people because that's what your convictions tell you to do. Other companies would say I'm taking risks, but that's my path - it doesn't feel like risk to me.
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Anita Roddick Quote: How can you ennoble the spirit when you are selling something as inconsequential as a face cream?
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Quotes about Anita Roddick: One of the most intriguing things in management and in business is the role of storytelling - people need the anecdotes to do the work that they do.
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Quote about Anita Roddick: I believe in businesses where you engage in creative thinking, and where you form some of your deepest relationships. If it isn't about the production of the human spirit, we are in big trouble.
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Anita Roddick Sayings: A vision is something you see and others don't. Some people would say that's a pocket definition of lunacy. But it also defines entrepreneurial spirit.
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Anita Roddick Saying: If you can shape your business life or your working life, you can just look at it as another extension - you just fulfill all your values as a human being in the work place. If you are an activist, you bring the activism of your life into your business, or if you love creative art, you can bring that in.
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Sayings about Anita Roddick: Never be seduced into believing it isn't the role of business to tackle the big issues, because it absolutely is.
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Saying about Anita Roddick: I think it is completely immoral for a shop to trade in the middle of a community, to take money and make profits from that community and then ignore the existence of that community, its needs and problems.
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Anita Roddick Quotes: I think progress is a sort of comfortable disease, and we've got a media that says entertainment and celebrity, which isn't bad in itself but it stops the real issues coming forward.
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Anita Roddick Quote: The trouble with the new world we have watched being created over the past decade is that it sees no further than money. People have always been obsessed with money, of course - greed is as old as history. But when the institutions that govern all our lives forget there was ever anything else, then it gets dangerous.
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Quotes about Anita Roddick: The money that we make from the company goes into The Body Shop Foundation, which isn't one of those awful tax shelters like some in America. It just functions to take the money and give it away.
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Quote about Anita Roddick: Women are storytellers, they are communicators. They'll go and sit around a table and talk about their first date, their first smoke, their first lipstick, whatever it is. Those rituals of life, marriages and death aren't part of the language of men.
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Anita Roddick Sayings: But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want.
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Anita Roddick Saying: One of the key problems of the business world is that greed has become culturally acceptable.
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Sayings about Anita Roddick: Ninety-nine per cent of what we say is about values. I firmly believe that ethical capitalism is the best way of changing society for the better.
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Saying about Anita Roddick: Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before. Herodotus, historian If I had to name a driving force in my life, I'd name passion every time.
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Anita Roddick Quotes: Be special. Be anything but mediocre.
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Anita Roddick Quote: A Sense Of Outrage Is Essential For The Entrepreneurial Spirit. I Think Discontentment Drives You To Want To Do Something About It. And My Outrage Came Very Early On.
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