Quotes by American Businessman Lee Iacocca

In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. Lee Iacocca
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Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss. Lee Iacocca

When the product is right, you don't have to be a great marketer. Lee Iacocca

The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen. Lee Iacocca

The speed of the boss is the speed of the team. Lee Iacocca

My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life. Lee Iacocca

Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen. Lee Iacocca

Management is nothing more than motivating other people. Lee Iacocca

The trick is to make sure you don't die waiting for prosperity to come. Lee Iacocca

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. Lee Iacocca

People say to me, You were a roaring success. How did you do it? I go back to what my parents taught me. Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make something happen. Lee Iacocca

So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don't sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we've satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late. Lee Iacocca

Most people are looking for security, a nice, safe, prosperous future. And there's nothing wrong with that. It's called the American Dream. Lee Iacocca

People want economy and they'll pay almost any price to get it. Lee Iacocca

The ability to concentrate and to use time well is everything. Lee Iacocca

We at Chrysler borrow money the old fashion way. We pay it back. Lee Iacocca
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The kind of people I look for to fill top management spots are the eager beavers, the mavericks. These are the guys who try to do more than they're expected to do -- they always reach. Lee Iacocca

I have always found that if I move with seventy-five percent or more of the facts that I usually never regret it. It's the guys who wait to have everything perfect that drive you crazy. Lee Iacocca
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I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it. Lee Iacocca

I've always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team. Lee Iacocca


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