The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary.— Sam Walton
Stunning Best Company quotations
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
Find better company, find company of people better than yourself so you be surrounded with those best in character and so you may learn something.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time.
To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
IKEA is not completely perfect. It irritates me to hear it said that IKEA is the best company in the world. We are going the right way to becoming it but we are not there yet.
Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life's most civilized pleasures.
The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.
As an introvert, you can be your own best friend or your worst enemy.
The good news is we generally like our own company, a quality that extroverts often envy. We find comfort in solitude and know how to soothe ourselves.
An organization's strategy is simply its plan for success.
It's nothing more than the collection of intentional decisions a company makes to give itself the best chance to thrive and differentiate from competitors.
I've had my best times when trailing a Mainbocher evening gown across a sawdust floor. I've always loved high style in low company.
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
Insider trading tells everybody at precisely the wrong time that everything is rigged, and only people who have a billion dollars and have access to and are best friends with people who are on boards of directors of major companies - they're the only ones who can make a true buck.
To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.
My ideal job? Landlord of a bordello! The company's good and the mornings are quiet, which is the best time to write.
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
The best thing that happens to us is when a great company gets into temporary trouble...We want to buy them when they're on the operating table.
SAS is 'created' 50 million times a year, 15 seconds at a time.
These 50 million 'moments of truth' are the moments that ultimately determine whether SAS will succeed or fail as a company. They are the moments when we must prove to our customers that SAS is their best alternative.
Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world, not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital - the world's best talents and greatest ideas.
The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.
The most meaningful way to differentiate your company from your competitors, the best way to put distance between you and the crowd is to do an outstanding job with information. How you gather, manage and use information will determine whether you win or lose.
Know what your customers want most and what your company does best. Focus on where those two meet.
It's a very dangerous state. You are inclined to recklessness and kind of tune out the rest of your life and everything that's been important to you. It's actually not all that pleasurable. I don't know who the hell wants to get in a situation where you can't bear an hour without somebody's company.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion.
Employees are a company's greatest asset - they're your competitive advantage.
You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company's mission.
My biggest fear is that we [Unilever company] at one point in time will not be able to attract the best and brightest [workers]. I don't worry so much about the business, the strategy. If we can continue to attract the best, I know they will ultimately figure out how to run the company in a very tough environment.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
My father values talent. He recognizes real knowledge and skill when he finds it. He is color blind and gender neutral. He hires the best person for the job, period.
I have no interest in being the biggest, the most profitable or the largest retailer. I just want The Body Shop to be the best, most breathlessly exciting company - and one that changes the way business is carried out.
Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
If you work at an insurance company that sells premiums you wouldn't even sell to your mother, how happy would you feel to work there? It's going to eat you up. It might last a few years, but it doesn't attract the best people, and it certainly doesn't create the energy and engagement you need to be a long-term performing company.
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society. Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
You will always have to live with yourself, and it is to your best interest to see that you have good company - a clean, pure, straight, honest, upright, generous, magnanimous companion.
You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.
One of the best investors around, Joel Greenblatt, has written a popular, charming and funny book about investing in great companies at low P/E multiples. To simplify an already simple book, great companies are generally measured as companies that can generate lots of profit without requiring a lot of capital. This means that they have high ROEs.
The best entrepreneurs know this: every great business is built around a secret that’s hidden from the outside. A great company is a conspiracy to change the world; when you share your secret, the recipient becomes a fellow conspirator.
People who are making decisions about the future often don't have access to some of the best ideas in the company, which may be at the periphery or at lower levels.
Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it's best to be quiet.
You can create value with breakthrough innovation, incremental refinement, or complex coordination. Great companies often do two of these. The very best companies do all three.
We wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company.
Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour.
The emphasis placed by more and more companies on corporate social responsibility, symbolises the recognition that prosperity is best achieved in an inclusive society.
A good horse is the best company in the world.
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library.
A company of the wisest and wittiest men that could be picked out of all civil countries, in a thousand years, have set in best order the results of their learning and wisdom.