Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along - whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
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Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
Feedback is the breakfast of champions.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
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.
Don't open a shop unless you like to smile.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure... it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Work is our business; it's success is God s.
Treat employees like partners, and they act like partners.
What helps people, helps business.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection.
Excellence I can reach for; perfection is God's business.
When the product is right, you don't have to be a great marketer.
I took some me time. I think that's a really important thing to do for yourself, especially in this business. And now I feel like I'm in a really good, positive place in my life.
Cut your losses and let your profits run.
It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
It is not the employer who pays wages -- he only handles the money.
It is the product who pays the wages.
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.
Hell, there are no rules here, we are trying to accomplish something.
Sweat equity is the most valuable equity there is.
Know your business and industry better than anyone else in the world. Love what you do or don't do it.
Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it.
Make every decision as if you owned the whole company.
The purpose of a business is to create a customer.
Drive your business, let not your business drive you.
Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't want to.
We let folks know we're interested in them and that they're vital to us. cause they are.
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.
Forty for you, sixty for me And equal partners we will be
If you can run one business well, you can run any business well.
Profit is not the legitimate purpose of business.
The legitimate purpose of business is to provide a product or service that people need and do it so well that it's profitable.
By far the most common mistake startups make is to solve problems no one has.
Buying is cheaper than asking.
Business has only two functions -- marketing and innovation.
More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause.
Blessed is he who talks in circles, for he shall become a big wheel.
I think it is really important to have a sense of business.
As a designer you can get so wrapped up in the design and fashion side that you forget the business side.
In this business, by the time you realize you're in trouble, it's too late to save yourself. Unless you're running scared all the time, you're gone.
Commit to your business. Believe in it more than anybody else.
An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.
Anybody can cut prices, but it takes brains to produce a better article.
If your advertising goes unnoticed, everything else is academic!
You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
You're in a much better position to talk with people when they approach you than when you approach them.
It is a trick among the dishonest to offer sacrifices that are not needed, or not possible, to avoid making those that are required.
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.
Once you have a very, very large budget, you actually look for expensive things to spend it on.
Issuing an insurance policy against abduction by aliens seems a pretty safe bet.
A miser and a liar bargain quickly.
When two friends have a common bank account, one sings and the other weeps.
No sale is really complete until the product is worn out, and the customer is satisfied.
If you don't drive your business you will be driven out of business.