Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.
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Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have, and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands.
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.
Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.
When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
The purpose of a business is to create a customer.
The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
I don't have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
By the time Obama came into office, Washington had already agreed over a period of a few weeks to a $700 billion government infusion into the world banking system. Nothing of the sort had ever been done before, and it was done spit spot with very little national debate.
You get the health benefits of coffee up through about the first twenty-four ounces. It's the biggest source of antioxidants for Americans, and we think it helps prevent Alzheimer's and Parkinson's as well.
My view is pensioners don't have the one option that people of working age have. They can't really increase their income, because they are no longer able to work.
War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence.
In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances.
I sought my father in the world of the black musician, because it contained wisdom, experience, sadness and loneliness. I was not ever interested in the music of boys. From my youngest years, I was interested in the music of men.