There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
Harold S. Geneen
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
We’re all working together; that’s the secret.
Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing… layout, processes, and procedures.
An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.
The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body – the producers and consumers themselves.
An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.