Top 362 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Executives

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When the dimensional shift gets to a certain level, guess what? The illusion won't be able to remain stable anymore, and so people will simply wake up and remember who they are! That's going to happen to a certain group of people.
The team you build is the company you build.
A leader is not an administrator who loves to run others, but someone who carries water for his people so that they can get on with their jobs. — © Robert Townsend
A leader is not an administrator who loves to run others, but someone who carries water for his people so that they can get on with their jobs.
Being able to ‘think out of the box’ presupposes you were able to think in it.
The Olympics unite the world and inspire us to be a better version of ourselves. The competitions motivate the spectators, and the athletes' message is: You should have more confidence in your ability to achieve things, you should dream more.
A good story remains a good story, whether it is on glossy paper or a mobile phone display, is carved into marble tablets or appears as a Bild headline.
Creating Lovemarks is all about the ability to understand consumers’ dreams, to know what they want and when they want it and to create great experiences that make your brand a part of their lives.
The first qualification for success in my view is a strong work ethic.
Success is making a positive difference to other people, especially seeing others grow, succeed and thrive as a result of your own small contribution.
Apple does great products, but at the end of the day we think consumers want choice, consumers want openness.
Every age, race, socio-economic background of men are 'johns.' It's a little more complicated who's doing the selling. The truth is that the average street pimp selling American girls is often a man of color, however, Mexican pimps are selling Mexican girls, Russian men are selling Russian girls etc. Those who profit off the sex industry overall are not the ones who are standing out on the street. They're the owners of massage parlors, escort agencies, strip clubs, and brothels.
To be successful one must be willing to learn and apply new concepts and not be afraid of change.
In difficult circumstances, teams either separate or come closer together, it's as simple as that — © Ron Dennis
In difficult circumstances, teams either separate or come closer together, it's as simple as that
Chaos is the only thing that honestly wants you to grow. The only friend who really helps you be creative.
Our systems are all go. At 9:30 Monday morning trading will resume on both markets, and the message will be given to criminals who foisted this on America that they lost.
If you don’t use your voice, there’s someone waiting behind you who will.
What is the chief end of giving? To glorify God and enjoy Him forever.
It takes brains. It's not like a forward, where you can get away with scoring and not play defense. On defense you have to be thinking.
You have to be a strong advocate of the shows you believe in. Sometimes those skills are very similar to agenting.
Everyone brings their crumb of information to the table. If they are not at the table, we don’t benefit from their crumb.
Don’t confuse progress with winning.
Simply put, success in LSU football is essential for the success of Louisiana State University.
If you want to work on the core problem, it's early school literacy.
Science is global, but solution is local.
I should focus on other important issues like people's livelihoods and the economy.
A big corporation is more or less blamed for being big; it is only big because it gives service. If it doesn’t give service, it gets small faster than it grew big.
We always lead with hits. If you want to have success, you have to be riding a hit.
It's in that tradition that we're here today, and we look to soup because there's no force on the globe that brings people together on a daily basis with the same consistency and manner than the cultivation, preparation and eating of food. Food affords us the opportunity to touch everyone in our community, to address the needs of all groups - food is the intersection of the most pressing issues of our time.
I cant predict exactly what the TV channel of the future is, but we think more and more time spent on TV is going to be around web content and web video.
You can't just be you. You have to double yourself. You have to read books on subjects you know nothing about. You have to travel to places you never thought of traveling. You have to meet every kind of person and endlessly stretch what you know.
Dedicate yourself to a core set of values. Without them, you will never be able to find personal fulfillment, and you will never be able to lead effectively.
Stick to your values in all circumstances.
If you want to touch the hearts of people you can't do that with newspapers or with radio, you have to do it with TV.
The longer I lived in the east, the more completely I realized that, for better or worse, I was going to be, to everybody's mind, wherever I lived, a Texan.
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
The NAA way is to operate from a servant's heart, and service will be returned to you exponentially.
I like our ads. I like beautiful women eating burgers in bikinis. I think it's very American.
Given continued high rates of population increase, all environmental victories are temporary. — © Thomas W. Horton
Given continued high rates of population increase, all environmental victories are temporary.
Bowing to well-meaning, special-interest groups is an immoral way to run a company, given all the people it would hurt. We simply cannot allow arbitrary rules to be forced on us by organizations that lack business expertise.
Anything that you do to increase job security automatically does work for you. It makes your employees a closer part of the unit.
Our job is to give people not what they want, but what we decide they ought to have.
If small business goes, big business does not have any future except to become the economic arm of a totalitarian state.
Xbox is about to become the next water cooler
I sometimes say that success just happens. That's not true. You have to make it happen. When I make up my mind to do something, I make sure it happens. You can't wait for the phone to ring. You have to ring them.
In Business School they taught us about cash flow, not about corporate politics; about return on equity, not about egos and pride. Oh, there were optional courses on 'Organizational Behavior' and 'Managerial Skills,' but these were a little too bloodless to convey what I learned on the job.
There aren't going to be many easy nights at all. There are going to be a lot of people beating up on each other. The pitching of the White Sox and Twins is exceptional.
The way I was raised, if something wasn't tough it was not a valuable or enriching experience.
Only successful businesses can create and secure jobs. — © Klaus Kleinfeld
Only successful businesses can create and secure jobs.
Page one is a diet, page two is a chocolate cake. It's a no-win situation.
Consumers all over the world will be able to flip open their phones and see their favorite Warner Music videos.
In financial services, if you want to be the best in the industry, you first have to be the best in risk management and credit quality. It's the foundation for every other measure of success. There's almost no room for error.
Open source isn't about saving money, it's about doing more stuff, and getting incremental innovation with the finite budget you have.
Difference between diversity and inclusion is being invited to a house and being able to rearrange the furniture.
Design is a form of competitive advantage. People tend to think of design as good art, good visual language, which it absolutely has to be. But it's also about the ability to do systems thinking.
I remember one of the legendary German broadcasters saying, "Germany's future is America's present," and it really was that with the penetration of television.
The frightening and most difficult thing about being what somebody calls a creative person is that you have absolutely no idea where any of your thoughts come from, really. And especially, you don't have any idea about where they're going to come from tomorrow.
Developing excellent COMMUNICATION skills is absolutely essential to effective leadership. The leader must be able to share knowledge and ideas to transmit a sense of urgency and enthusiasm to others. If a leader can't get a message across clearly and motivate others to act on it, then having a message doesn't even matter.
Corporations wield enormous power in society.In order to see lasting social change, leaders in the private sector must begin to think of their own business plans as plans for good as well as profit. That's not such a big leap.
The price of leadership is criticism.
Baseball isn't a business; it's more like a disease.
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