Quotations with Direction
"Give back -- early and often"
Dave Thomas, founder, Wendy's International
"How can we make a deal when we are not clear on how much we will have to pay?"
Iqbal Mangrani, chairman, Pakistan Yarn Merchants
"This is a bit boring!"
Maria Jose, Italy's last queen, Maria Jose, age 90 -- on life as an exile in Switzerland
"Strive to spend 95% of your time with 95% of the people who give 95% of the effort."
Dick Thomas, management consultant
"We are only as powerful in life as we are responsible ... you can easily believe you are 90% responsible as you can you are 50%."
Bill Guillory, consultant
"Good thoughts are no better than good dreams if you don't follow through."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Do what you can with what you have where you are."
"Life is not the way it's suppose to be. It's the way it is! The way you cope with it is what makes the difference."
"Big causes slow."
"When you're not practicing, someone else is. And when you meet that person, he's going to beat you."
Bill Bradley, politician and former pro basketball player, quoting his father
"To deliver world-class customer service, you have to empower people to make decisions on the spot."
Dave A. Collier, from The Service/Quality Solution
"There is only one thing about which I am certain. And that is there is very little about which one can be certain."
"People are more likely to buy into decisions they help reach."
Anne Donnellton, professor
"One good thing about being wrong is the joy it brings to others."
From The Lion
"If you've got a poblem, look at it. If you can solve it, do it. If you can't, forget it."
Elmore Leonard, author
"Some ideas are so stupid only intellectuals could believe them."
Michael Levine, from Lessons at the Halfway Point
"Being equal seems to me the last thing one would want to be."
"If you wish to forget something on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered."
Edgar Allen Poe
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