A wise man once said that a person is known by the company he keeps, but could then also add that the character of the company is known by the people it keeps for the longest days, especially at the strategic decision making level.
leaders” without followers; old men of sixty or more still caught up in post-Civil War dreams of freedom within segregation; the pathetic ones who possessed noting beyond their dreams of being gentlemen, who held small jobs or drew small pensions, and all pretending to be engaged in some vast, though obscure, enterprise, who affected the...
When nations grow old the Arts grow coldAnd commerce settles on every tree
If you keep looking at your business wishes as delusional dreams you will end up running just another one of them. If you get inspired by your business wishes then plan to find a way and people to make it happen, you will end up mastering a second to none organization.
To escape fear, you have to go through it, not around.
I loved getting my M. B. A., and I really enjoyed being an accountant and financial analyst before I quit my day job twenty-five years ago to write full time. I just liked writing more…plus, I knew even then that as a full-time writer, I’d get plenty of chances to do business-type stuff, while as...
We found that the use of the property was not what was described in the business license application when we went out there. It was being used as a halfway house for registered sex offenders. The county code does not allow halfway houses within that residential zoning category.
You’ve got to think of the value of the iron ore business.
The sweet taste if the cheap deal is often spoiled by the bitter taste of poor service
Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business
It goes back 2 or 3 years when we began to see quite a large growth in our event business including meetings, conferences and banquets. Our whole business grew quite dramatically over the past couple of years and we felt we were running out of space.
People can find the personal ups and down of business as gripping as fictional drama.
No company has a culture, every company is a culture
You can’t be an advocate for business and an advocate for land-use.
If you do still have to work for a boss at a job you don’t like, as almost everyone does at some point, don’t moan about it. Have a positive out —look on life and just get on with it. Work hard and earn your pay. Enjoy the people you come into contact with through...
The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land, to add something to the extent and the solidity of our possessions. And even a cursory glance at the history of...
The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.