When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
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Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the 'naturals,' the ones who somehow know how to teach.
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.
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.
The purpose of a business is to create a customer.
The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
I always separated sports and my personal life.
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
If money grew on trees, hustlers wouldn't need incentives.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
I think the personal relationships I established mattered in terms of what I was able to get done. And I did bring women's issues to the center of our foreign policy.
We believe in individual initiative, personal responsibility, opportunity, freedom, small government, the Constitution. These principles, these American principles are key to getting our economy back to being successful and leading the world.
I will perform My Heart Will Go On for the rest of my life and it will always remain a very emotional experience for me.
Even just once, try to be the ray of sunshine in a person's dark cloud. It won't hurt.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.