Top Quotes by Angela Ahrendts

Ask questions; don’t make assumptions.

Angela Ahrendts

Think of energy almost like emotional electricity. It has a powerful way of uniting ordinary people, their connected spirit, to do extraordinary things.

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Intuition is the wisdom formed by feeling and instinct – a gift of knowing without reasoning… Belief is ignited by hope and supported by facts and evidence – it builds alignment and creates confidence. Belief is what sets energy in motion and creates the success that breeds more success.

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I know it might sound weird, but empathy is one of the greatest creators of energy. It’s counterintuitive because it’s selfless.

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You have to create a consistent brand experience however and wherever a customer touches your brand, online or offline. The lines are forever blurred.

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Store windows are like landing pages on the website.

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Everyone talks about building a relationship with your customer. I think you build one with your employees first.

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The more technologically advanced our society becomes, the more we need to go back to the basic fundamentals of human communication.

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Unless I can come in in the morning and smile, walk in the lobby and say, ‘Good morning!’ – if I am stressed – I am not going to do a good job. Everybody is watching us. They are feeding off of our energy.

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I work through teams. It’s the only way I know how to work.

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From the store windows, the store touch-points, the website, social media, or a magazine, it has to be one pure customer experience, not just to gain market share but to gain mind share.

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The thing is, I don’t want to be sold to when I walk into a store. I want to be welcomed.

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We all control our careers. Those choices that you make are so critical.

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I am not in favour of quotas. Just put the best person into the job. It is not about gender; it is about experience, leadership and vision.

Angela Ahrendts

It is not about gender, it is about experience, leadership, and vision.

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I grew up in a physical world, and I speak English. The next generation is growing up in a digital world, and they speak social.

Angela Ahrendts

The basis for all human relationships and where we derive our greatest strength and power, trust is single-handedly the most powerful source of positive energy and, once in place, unlocks a freedom and peace to explore.

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We’re building a lifelong relationship with people, and every great relationship has to be built on trust.

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It’s no longer possible to think of the physical and digital as two different worlds.

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Remember – the universal language is not texted, emailed, or spoken. It is felt.

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At Apple, we believe that people with passion can change the world.

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Don’t stop. Don’t slow down. Keep focused.

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At their core, an influencer creates an empowering human connection.

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Everyone in the world should have a trench coat, and there should be a trench coat for everyone in the world. It does not matter your age; it doesn’t matter your gender.

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I think if I’m guilty of anything, I’m guilty of always being incredibly focused on the task at hand. So wherever I’ve worked, I’ve just always tried to do my best, achieve my best, build a great team around me.

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I have always admired the innovation and impact Apple products and services have on people’s lives and hope in some small way I can help contribute to the company’s continued success and leadership in changing the world.

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An influencer, to me, is someone who shares their journey – the ups and downs – and their approach to their craft or the spark that ignites a new interest allowing people to do more and go further.

Angela Ahrendts

I have always admired the innovation and impact Apple products and services have on people’s lives and hope in some small way I can help contribute to the company’s continued success and leadership in changing the world.

Angela Ahrendts

Computers and smart devices are among the greatest intellectual gifts ever created for man but, if not balanced with human contact, may offer little to develop one’s heart.

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In an era of social everything, we want to spark possibility and opportunity in the creative arts, in real life, person to person.

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I have learned to listen and to hone my instincts to be perceptive and be receptive to change, to constantly live in ambiguity.

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You have to do what’s best for the brand.

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Great brands and great businesses have to be great storytellers, too. We have to tell stories – emotive, compelling stories – and even more so because we’re nonfiction.

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All I have are my instincts. They’ve never failed me.

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Whether it’s countries or companies, it’s about putting the best person in the job who can unite people and create value.

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I don’t believe that you are ever done. Is life ever going to stop and stand still? We have to move as fast as the world is moving.

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I’m from a small farm town in Indiana!

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Forget luxury; as a great company you have to keep evolving.

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We value feeling over knowing, because you can’t prove something that hasn’t been done before.

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There’s seven billion people on the planet. It’s not about you.

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The luxury customer is increasingly global and increasingly mobile. Their brand journey is not linear. They might browse online and purchase in store, or vice versa.

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You’re going to see relationships with technology across anything that’s brand. I don’t care if that’s in home or what you wear. I just think it’s a new fact of life.

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‘Balance’ is a really big word for me.

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In China, you’ve got six people buying for one child. But the thing is, you’ve got the largest rising upper-middle class in the world.

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You have to realise that I am the third out of six children, and I am raised with very strong core values and a very strong upbringing. I always put myself in other people’s shoes.

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It is one of the most important parts of my job, showing that you can’t do it all.

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I don’t want to be a great chief executive without being a great mum and a great wife.

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I’m nearly always at home at the weekends; that’s important for every working woman today, not just me. I don’t encourage people to come in at the weekend and work; I encourage people to go home and create great families.

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I hadn’t grown up always aspiring to be a CEO.

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Just because you’re a luxury brand doesn’t mean you have to have an attitude.

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You know, I think that anything you do at Apple… you feel a tremendous onus. You want to carry on the legacy of what it meant.

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The main objective – our soul is our people. And our job is to enrich their lives, change the world. And so I think that’s the bigger pressure you put on yourself.

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