You can take my factories, burn up my buildings, but give me my people and I'll build the business right back again.— Henry Ford
Sublime Business Relationship quotations
A lasting relationship with a woman is only possible if you are a business failure.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
When parents see their children's problems as opportunities to build the relationship instead of as negative, burdensome irritations, it totally changes the nature of parent-child interaction. Parents become more willing, even excited, about deeply understanding and helping their children. . . . This paradigm is powerful in business as well.
I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.
Never be too busy for the people you love.
Never allow pursuits or possessions to become bigger priorities than your relationships. Love is what gives meaning to life.
Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.
I sincerely believe the word "relationships" is the key to the prospect of a decent world [and life]. It seems abundantly clear that every problem you will have - in your family, in your business, in our nation, or in this world - is essentially a matter of relationships, of interdependence.
I don't want to be just a voice on the phone.
I have to get to know these guys face-to-face and develop a sincere relationship. That way, if we run into problems in a deal, it doesn't get adversarial. We trust each other and have the confidence we can work things out.
The best system I've ever seen for intellectual distribution is the direct selling business-also known as one-to-one marketing, network marketing, referral marketing or relationship marketing.
Without commitment, you cannot have depth in anything, whether it's a relationship, a business or a hobby.
Every company has two organizational structures: The formal one is written on the charts; the other is the everyday relationship of the men and women in the organization.
To have a healthy and thriving business, there must be healthy relationships with the C.E.O.S. in the organization and I'm not referring to the Chief Executive Offficers. I am talking about the Customers, the Employees, the Owner (or stockholders), and the Suppliers.
In life and in business, you need to be good-hearted and trustworthy, and to have integrity. This is the way to build long-term relationships. It is also important to be optimistic and to look at challenges as opportunities.
Human relationships are about communicating.
Business jargon should be banished in favor of simple English. Simplicity is a sign of truth and a criterion of beauty. Complexity can be a way of hiding the truth.
When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.
It’s fascinating how the fundamentals of business-to-business marketing are the same today as they were 50 years ago. It’s still about relationships although today we have new tools and techniques at our disposal.
By whatever means it is accomplished, the prime business of a play is to arouse the passions of its audience so that by the route of passion may be opened up new relationships between a man and men, and between men and Man. Drama is akin to the other inventions of man in that it ought to help us to know more, and not merely to spend our feelings.
Business, after all, is nothing more than a bunch of human relationships.
Good communications are central to leadership, conflict resolution, business success, family and the potential of all of your relationships.
The only meaningful contact is one that involves a genuine, giving personal interaction. You may want another person to help you in business, but you must also be willing to help him and to spend time getting to know his interests and needs... It has to be real and heartfelt, or it's best not to try to establish the relationship at all.
To deem us simply enemies is to lose the true flavor of our relationship.
It was more like the two of us entered into a business partnership in order to more efficiently pursue our mutual interest of hating each other.
Do you want a successful career or a close relationship with your family? Both! Do you want a focus on business or have fun and play? Both! Do you want money or meaning in your life? Both! Do you want to earn a fortune or do the work you love? Both! Poor people always choose one, rich people choose both.
There is only one boss. The customer.
If you are too busy for prayer, you are too busy for a relationship with God.
Our business is about technology, yes. But it's also about operations and customer relationships.
If you're living in the community and you own your local businesses and you're engaged in the local economy you should have a definite interest in the strength and health of your community, the caring relationships that bind people together.
The business of business is relationships; the business of life is human connection.
Content is the currency of the social web and sharing that content is the catalyst to new relationships and business benefits.
Constraints inspire us in how we approach the press, how we approach business relationships, how we do everything.
Relationships are the only thing that matter in business in life.
The greatest change in corporate culture - and the way business is being conducted - may be the accelerated growth of relationships based... on partnership.
Treat your business relationships like friendships (or potential friendships).
Formality puts up walls, and walls don't foster good business relationships. No one is loyal to a wall... except the one in China.
True cultural connection is the Holy Grail for brands if they want to create an enduring emotional relationship with people.
I believe in businesses where you engage in creative thinking, and where you form some of your deepest relationships. If it isn't about the production of the human spirit, we are in big trouble.