Quotations with Direction
"You must get good at one of two things: sowing in the spring or begging in the fall."
"There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea."
Percy Williams Bridgman
"The Law of Need: Every decision to purchase a product or service is an attempt to satisfy a need or relieve a dissatisfaction of some kind."
"Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
"The difference between the right wordand the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug"
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
"Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind."
Leonardo da Vinci
"The best way out is always through."
"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together."
Vincent Van Gogh
"Any solution to a problem changes the problem."
"Our job is to get in front of customers and sell. People buy from people, not from machines."
David Prater, Owens Corning
"The goal of our entire organization is to listen to the customer and act on what they tell you."
Pat Nathan, Dell Computers
"The term 'complex sale' is a high-tech myth. We need to move to a McDonald's sales model of high volume, low price."
Mark Jarvis, Oracle
"You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him to a heavy load."
Paul "Bear" Bryant
"There is the fear that if you don't do it it will be done to you."
"Strategy is not the consequence of planning, but the opposite: its starting point."
"It's not a strategy when you only do things better. It's a strategy when you do things different."
"Value is determined deep inside operations by how well people at the front lines do their jobs."
"That which can be grasped can also be twisted."
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