Quotations with Direction
"People are a firms most important asset. If you have an excellent product but only mediocre people, the results will be only mediocre."
Richard Sloma in The Turnaround Manager's Handbook
"Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art."
"Expedients are for the hour; principles for the ages."
H. W. Beecher
"You don't get to choose how you're going to die, or when. You can only decide how you're going to live ... Now!"
"I never notice what has been done. I only see what remains to be done."
"We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat."
"Complaining about a situation is a poor substitute for doing something about it."
Ralph Marston, from his daily motivator E-letter
"Stress your own strengths, emphasize quality, service cleanliness and value, and the competition will wear itself out trying to keep up."
Ray Kroc, former chair McDonald's restaurants
"If you have good intentions but never see them through to accomplishment they are worthless."
Dr. Roger Fritz, President, Organization Development Consultants
"Everyone is doing it. The more people doing it, the more correct it seems."
Dean Rieck in The Rule of Social Proof
"Just because more people are doing it does not make it right!"
Ray Jutkins, common sense Direct Marketer
"I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance."
"No teacher can push information into an unwilling brain. There's no such thing as teaching. Only learning."
Monty Roberts in The Man Who Listens to Horses
"Many of you think you're running businesses. What you're really running are adult day-care centers."
Verne Harnish, founder, Young Entrepreneurs' Organization
"Imagination is only intelligence having fun."
"Deliberately choose to do things differently...throw away the rule book...see what you discover."
Price Pritchett in The Mars Pathfinder
"There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking."
Alfred Korzybski in Manhood of Humanity
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