If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Genuine Purpose Of Business quotations
Always remember to fall asleep with a dream and wake up with a purpose.
A customer is the most important visitor on our premises.
He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so.
The purpose of a business is to get and keep a customer.
Without customers, no amount of engineering wizardry, clever financing, or operations expertise can keep a company going.
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.
The true purpose of a business is to create and keep a customer, not to make you money.
The purpose of a business is to create a customer.
In a knowledge economy, a good business is a community with a purpose, not a piece of property.
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.
Being busy does not always mean real work.
The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
With a positive attitude, you can be anything you want to be.
The purpose of bureaucracy is to compensate for incompetence and lack of discipline.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
What business strategy is all about-what distinguishes it from all other kinds of business planning-is, in a word, competitive advantage. Without competitors there would be no need for strategy, for the sole purpose of strategic planning is to enable the company to gain, as efficiently as possible, a sustainable edge over its competitors.
When you're surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.
The purpose of love, sex, and marriage is the production and raising of children. But look about you: Most people have no business having children. They are unqualified, either genetically or culturally or both, to reproduce such sorry specimens as themselves. Of all our privileges, the license to breed is the one most grossly abused.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
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.
Making money isn't the backbone of our guiding purpose;
making money is the by-product of our guiding purpose. If you're doing something you love, you're more likely to put your all into it, and that generally equates to making money
The sole purpose of business is service.
The sole purpose of advertising is explaining the service which business renders.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.
The sole purpose of strategic planning is to enable the company to gain, as effectively as possible, a sustainable edge over its competitors.
Genius of AND. Embrace both extremes on a number of dimensions at the same time. Instead of choosing a OR B, figure out how to have A AND B-purpose AND profit, continuity AND change, freedom AND responsibility, etc.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
The most practical of all methods for controlling the mind is the habit of keeping it busy with a definite purpose, backed by a definite plan.
A cynic might conclude that the real purpose of the $500 million-a-year implant business is the implantation of fat in the bellies and rumps of underemployed plastic surgeons.
The leaders we revere and the businesses that last are generally not the result of a narrow pursuit of popularity or personal advancement, but of devotion to some bigger purpose. That's the hallmark of real success. The other trapping of success might be the by product of this larger mission, but it can't be the central thing.
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
The worst thing that ever happened to writing is that it became a business, The purpose of business is to make money, and to achieve that end it is necessary to please as many people as possible, to amuse them, to entertain them - in short, to do everything that will help increase the volume of sales.
Focus very clearly on a few small things.
The purpose of a business is to give someone something that they want. Have a product or service that's really excellent. [...] What can you offer that no one else can offer and will satisfy them at a higher level than what anyone else can?
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Thoughts are things! And powerful things at that, when mixed with definiteness of purpose, and burning desire, can be translated into riches. Use auto-suggestion, have faith, imagination and overcome fear and time is your opposite player as in checkerboard.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
The saying "the business of art is different than the purpose of art" makes sense, and what are you going to do about that? You have some obligation to get the work out there, you believe in it enough that it should be out in the public, but of course it goes through a system that takes it pretty far away from the reasons you made them.
The first forms of writing emerged not for art, literature, or love, not for spiritual or liturgical purposes, but for business--all literature could be said to originate from sales receipts (sorry).
I approach the film business the way I feel about self-esteem.
It's something that has to be maintained. That's kind of how I feel about positive roles in Hollywood. They have to be maintained. You have to purposefully, intentionally try to make the right type of films. And the more people that do that, the more things will continue to improve.
The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness, not to stop your progress.
Conservatives insist that government should be "run more like a business.
" One might wonder how that could be possible, since government does not market goods and services for the purpose of capital accumulation.
...[D]ivision of labor, in my mind, is one of the dangers of work-based technology. Modern IT infrastructure allows us to break projects into very small, discrete parts and assign each person to do only one of the many parts. In so doing, companies run the risk of taking away employees' sense of the big picture, purpose, and sense of completion.
The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
I've spent about that amount of time trying to tell the public that there was purpose in... my business, my career and the roller coaster ride... how the people I associated with worked together.
... there is one primary purpose of a Christian's business: to serve God.
The perfectly natural thing to do with an unreadable book is to give it away;
and the publication, for more than a quarter of a century, of volumes which fulfilled this one purpose and no other is a pleasant proof, if proof were needed, of the business principles which underlay the enlightened activity of publishers.
Whatever policy we adopt, there must be an energetic prosecution of it.
For this purpose it must be somebody's business to pursue and direct it incessantly.
Since the purpose of business is to satisfy existing desires, or stimulate new ones, if everyone were genuinely happy, there would be no need for business any longer.