We target markets more than we target companies. We’re in the business of targeting opportunities and adjusting our business to that.
For the benefit of international business students on the trip, a representative of Ericsson gave a presentation on the cell phone industry in Italy.
Until the deal closes, each company will continue to operate independently, and it is business as usual.
If you will look about you (which most people won’t do),” says Sergeant Cuff, “you will see that the nature of a man’s tastes is, most times, as opposite as possible to the nature of…
Some of us are happy with our African hair, thank you very much. I don’t want some poor Indian girl’s hair. And I wish to God I could buy black hair products from black people…
After the monkeys came down from the trees and learned to hurl sharp objects, they had had to move into caves for protection–not only from the big predatory cats but, as they began to lose…
Smartass Disciple: Master, you keep preaching the truth. They don’t listen.Master of Stupidity: Oh that’s not bad. That attitude keeps us in the business.
When we build on our strengths and daily successes — instead of focusing on failures — we simply learn more.
If we can find short-term incentives that are consistent with our long-term objectives, it is much easier to make the right decisions in the moment.
The lesson here is clear: If you want people to understand that you value their contributions and that they are important, the recognition and praise you provide must have meaning that is specific to each…
the key to human development is building on who you already are
followers have a very clear picture of what they want and need from the most influential leaders in their lives: trust, compassion, stability, and hope
What great leaders have in common is that each truly knows his or her strengths – and can call on the right strength at the right time.
Perhaps the ultimate test of a leader is not what you are able to do in the here and now – but instead what continues to grow long after you’re gone
Although individuals need not be well-rounded, teams should be.
If you spend your life trying to be good at everything, you will never be great at anything.
You would be surprised at how many corporations “none of your business” applies to!
Ideas… [are] like babies – everything about their environment [says] they shouldn’t exist. But they do. You can’t dwell on problems too early, or they will swamp the virtues and you will decide not to…
Inherently, Larry & Serge aren’t paper-oriented – they’re product oriented. If they have another 10 minutes, they want to make something better. They don’t want to take 10 minutes to tell you something they did.-…
We designed Google to be the kind of place where the kind of people we wanted to work here would work for free.- Urs Hölzle
The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.
These days he was like a zombie, all grim business, just another jerk with an erection.
Don’t build a team that will fuel your ‘ego’. Build a team that has the skills, desire & passion for fueling the ‘vision’.
Our business here doesn’t really fit with what’s happening in this end of the city. It’s all condos and residential.
A title from the1966 movie”The Russians Are Coming,The Russians Are Coming,” gives a new meaning toa phrase: “wait a minute, we’ve seen this movie before
The minute you stop caring about your business, is the same minute your business stops caring about you.
Real estate is the best investment on earth, however, when the music stops playing, which happens occasionally, don’t be the one left without a chair.
Remember, you will always fail in business if you don’t try to open your own business.
My advice was to start a policy of making reversible decisions before anyone left the meeting or the office. In a startup, it doesn’t matter if you’re 100 percent right 100 percent of the time.…
They do have a business reputation they want to protect, because their sweet spot is returning clients. They might make a quick killing to sell the information once, then they basically will be out of…