The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Quote by Peter Drucker
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My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
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.
Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.
No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
Never mind your happiness do your duty.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.
The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
No emancipation without that of society.
I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
You either love or you hate. You live in the middle, you get nothing.
Science is fun. Science is curiosity. We all have natural curiosity. Science is a process of investigating. It's posing questions and coming up with a method. It's delving in.
The key is to get to know people and trust them to be who they are. Instead, we trust people to be who we want them to be - and when they're not, we cry.
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
Our work on light bulbs wasn't an arbitrary mandate. We didn't just pick a standard out of the air, or look for a catchy sounding standard like 25 by 2025 not based in science or feasibility. Instead, we worked with both industry and environmental groups to come up with a standard that made sense and was doable.