bkg quotes

  • "Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them."

    - W. Edwards Deming

  • "Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led."

    - Warren G. Bennis

  • "Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done."

    - Peter F. Drucker

  • "Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing, layout, processes, and procedures."

    - Tom Peters

  • "A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one."

    - Henry Ford

  • "If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking."

    - General George S. Patton

  • "If you do a lot of things to build business, you'll build business. They don't have to be done perfectly to work, although the better you do them, the better they'll work. But the main point is that you have to do them -- a lot."

    - Joe Girard

  • "Nothing focuses the mind better than the constant sight of a competitor who wants to wipe you off the map."

    - Wayne Calloway

  • "It is awfully important to know what is and what is not your business."

    - Gertrude Stein

  • "Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny."

    - Elbert Hubbard

  • "Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand."

    - Thomas Carlyle

  • "An overload of information, that is, anything much beyond what is truly needed, leads to information blackout. It does not enrich, but impoverishes."

    - Peter F. Drucker

  • "Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision."

    - Peter F. Drucker

  • "Life is not a static thing. The only people who do not change their minds are incompetents in asylums, and those in cemeteries."

    - Everett McKinley Dirksen

  • "The doer alone learneth."

    - Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you."

    - Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "Believe me! The secret of reaping thace greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!"

    - Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats."

    - H. L. Mencken

  • "For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat, and wrong."

    - H. L. Mencken

  • "Life shrinks or expands iacn proportion to one's courage."

    - Anais Nin

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