Most business plans fail. Obviously, success is not a realistic goal But the people who manage the most spectacular failures get promoted because of their experience.
It is awfully important to know what is and what is not your business.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Motivate them, train them, care about them, and make winners out of them... they'll treat the customers right. And if customers are treated right, they'll come back.
J. Marriott Jr.
A man to carry on a successful business must have imagination. He must see things as in a vision, a dream of the whole thing.
Charles M Schwab American stockbroker
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.
My attitude is never to be satisfied, never enough, never.
Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
Peter F. Drucker
Never give in! Never give in! Never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty. Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
My experience has shown me that the people who are exceptionally good in business arenít so because of what they know but because of their insatiable need to know more.
The things that will destroy us are: politics without principle; pleasure without conscience; wealth without work; knowledge without character; business without morality; science without humanity; and worship without sacrifice.
Cut your losses and let your profits run.
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
General George S. Patton
he purpose of a business is to create and keep customers.
Morale is when your hands and feet keep on working when your head says it can't be done.
It's a poor workman who blames his tools.
Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.
Thomas J. Watson Jr
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
Samuel Johnson Essayist, Lexicographer