A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from July 14, 2015
“Be stubborn about your goals, but flexible about your methods”

"Be stubborn about your goals, but flexible about your methods” is a saying that has been printed on posters. “Remain firm about your goals, but flexible about your methods” was cited in the book Managing Interpersonal Conflict (1992) by William A. Donohue.  “Be stubborn about your goals, but flexible about your methods” was cited on the website Crossfit Fredericton on February 20, 2014.


Google Books
Managing Interpersonal Conflict
By William A. Donohue
Newbury Park, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.
1992
Pg. 127:
As a result, the key to working together is remaining flexible about the means you use to accomplish your goals.

Rule 2 is Remain firm about your goals, but flexible about your methods.

Twitter
Christine Liu
‏@christineliu3
Advice on Life from my last Communication class! Remain firm about your goals but flexible about your methods.
3:41 PM - 29 Apr 2010

Twitter
SheilaCorneil
‏@SheilaMCorneil
You want success? Be rigid in your goals and flexible in your methods. You don’t tell the Universe how you’ll get there, IT tells you.
9:42 PM - 25 May 2011

Twitter
OJO D’SOLUTION
‏@OMN8
Your goals in life might be fixed......but your methods/strategies of attaining them must be flexible!!!
12:14 PM - 5 Apr 2012

Twitter
Williams elex
‏@ElexWilliams
:  Your goals must remain permanent, while your methods must be flexible!
1:27 AM - 29 Dec 2013

Crossfit Fredericton
THURSDAY
FEBRUARY 20 2014
Be stubborn about your goals, but flexible about your methods.

Tampa Bay (FL) Times
Miss Florida pageant crowns the wrong winner
Stephanie Hayes, Times Arts and Entertainment Editor
Friday, June 27, 2014 4:06pm
(...)
On her website, she lists favorite quotes. Among them:

Be stubborn about your goals, yet flexible about your methods.

The Odyssey
15 Sayings to Help You Succeed in Life
The best time for new beginnings is now.

Julia Bauer in Lifestyle on Jun 9, 2015
(...)
12. Be stubborn about your goals, but flexible about your methods.

Money Dashboard
I’ve graduated! Now what?
by Katie Palmer
on Monday, 29 June 2015
(...)
There is more than one way to reach your goal and still be in a positive financial situation. It may take a little longer to get to where you want to be, but with some wisdom you can achieve anything. I found a quote recently that said:

“Be stubborn about your goals, and flexible about your methods.”

Twitter
Instagram Quotes
‏@QuotenInstagram
New #quote : =be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods= #QOTD #quote #quoteoftheday #quotestol… http://flic.kr/p/vUXXSd
6:17 AM - 13 Jul 2015

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Tuesday, July 14, 2015 • Permalink