One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
Arnold H. Glasow
Every few seconds it changes - up an eighth, down an eighth - it's like playing a slot machine. I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million.
So little done, so much to do.
Real riches are the riches possessed inside.
B. C. Forbes
Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.
To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.
Thomas J. Watson
People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'
The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.
Edgar R. Fiedler
If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
Inside every working anarchy, there's an Old Boy Network.
One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.
A. C. Benson
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
What we actually learn, from any given set of circumstances, determines whether we become increasingly powerless or more powerful.
Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either.
I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
What's the subject of life - to get rich? All of those fellows out there getting rich could be dancing around the real subject of life.
Paul A. Volcker
Business can be a source of progressive change.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products.
I've never felt like I was in the cookie business. I've always been in a feel good feeling business. My job is to sell joy. My job is to sell happiness. My job is to sell an experience.
If you have to forecast, forecast often.
Edgar R. Fiedler
The incestuous relationship between government and big business thrives in the dark.
Not for nothing is their motto TGIF - 'Thank God It's Friday.' They live for the weekends, when they can go do what they really want to do.
Richard Nelson Bolles
The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.
It's called a pen. It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.
You can't operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
The work of the individual still remains the spark that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork.
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