Quotations with Direction
"A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship."
John D. Rockefeller
"Managing change in business is like managing climbing a mountain. You have to pace yourself. If you go too fast you have to come down."
Faroog Kathwari, Chair & CEO, Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc.
"When you are running a business you have to be thinking not just what's happening the next hour or the next day, but the next month and the next year."
Jim Mullen, CEO, Mullen Advertising
"The better the information is the more we all benefit. Everybody makes more money by participating."
James Woodward, Dana Corp., talking business partnerships
"Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it."
Malcolm S. Forbes
"You're headed in the right direction when you realize the customer viewpoint is more important than the company viewpoint. It's more productive to learn from your customers instead of about them."
John Romero in Secrets of Casino Marketing
"Customer visits - face-to-face, no technology allowed - are the only way to make your client feel special, appreciated, heard."
Julie Cantwell, senior editor Business Marketing
"Some students drink at the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle."
Michael Regan & Bob Phillips, The All-American Quote Book
"If you are all wrapped up in yourself you are overdressed."
"To get profit without risk, experience without danger, reward without work is as impossible as it is to live without being born."
A. P. Gouthey
"I've found that people who are humble usually don't want to brag about it."
Msgr. Tom Duffy, Catholic Church, Washington, D.C.
"If you don't get the part it doesn't matter. If the girl leaves you it doesn't matter. Only with a good attitude can you deliver your best performance."
Robert Forester, actor
"Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is."
"The customer you lose holds information you need to succeed."
Frederick F. Reichheld in The Loyalty Effect
"Thoroughly to teach another is the best way to learn for yourself."
Tyron Edwards, editor and theologian
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"To maximize our learning it is essential to ask, 'How can we get the most from every mistake we make?'"
Michael Gelb & Tony Buzan, in Lessons from the Art of Juggling
"If we are to achieve results never before accomplished we must employ methods never before attempted."
Sir Francis Bacon
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