General George S. Patton Quotes For All

For those product managers and product owners who are still telling teams on how to do things:

‘Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results’ — George S. Patton

‘If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you’ll be amazed at the results’ — George S. Patton

On moving the date of the first PI Planning so it’s not a chaotic event… looking for a ‘non-chaotic first PI planning’ event (there is no such thing!):

‘A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week’ — George S. Patton

On the challenges of transformation:

‘Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory’ — George S. Patton

On good early planning work with collaborators … it’s better than discovering later of blocked stories after the other due to lack of earlier planning work, collaboration and capacity planning:

‘A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood’ — George S. Patton

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