Quotations with Direction
"If the marketplace has gone bonkers, you better have a bonkers organization."
"Go crazy...constantly changing your offerings and selling strategies. By doing this you force the competition to play by your rules."
"Think outrageously! Thinking `outside the box' is no longer good enough. Today we need to think outrageous thoughts ... and apply them."
"In industries where you have a lot of turbulence you must change rather than be changed."
Jan Ekberg, CEO Pharmacia
"... if you are working for me you should support me. If you are not supporting me why should I support you?"
Albert Dunlop, in Mean Business
"Owning a computer is not unlike attempting to assemble a 1,000 piece jig-saw puzzle in which half of the pieces actually come from another puzzle."
Bill Blinn, webmaster
"Compliment people on a job well done only in days ending in `Y'."
Donald Walker, in Never Try to Teach a Pig to Sing
"Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do."
"Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"
"Behind every judgement there are assumptions. To break new ground break free of your old assumptions. Challenge them, flip them around, turn them upside down and you'll see many new, exciting possibilities."
"You can observe a lot just by watching."
"In 5 years there will be 2 types of companies: Those who use the computer as a marketing tool, and those who face bankruptcy."
"In a bonus program the bonus is the price for the information ... I buy knowledge through it - not loyalty. Because loyalty is not purchasable."
"Successful businesses are about relationships. Making them good makes them last."
"Knowhow is an asset. An organization which can accumulate and store information effectively will increase the value of its knowledge...."
Karl Erik Svieby & Tom Lloyd
"A numerical goal cannot increase the capability of a process. What improves results is an improvement in the process."
"You shower going into a sow farm because you have to; you shower coming out because you want to."
Wendell Murphy, Billionaire Pig Farmer
"Forecasts are dangerous, particularly those about the future."
"It is no use to wait for your ship to come in unless you have sent one out."
"Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor."
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