Magazine article Industrial Management

Beliefs for Management: #8

Magazine article Industrial Management

Beliefs for Management: #8

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Success is a marathon, not a sprint.

Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.

If you can't think to well, don't think too much.

Always wait to buy the gift.

Life is a competition.

You are never the same after you lose that first step.

There are two kinds of statistics--the kind you look up and the kind you make up.

There are two kinds of people--wishful thinkers who throw coins in the fountain and realists who fish them out.

A goo compromise leaves nobody mad.

Secrecy keeps mistakes secret.

Never forget that the purpose of competition is to divide participants into winners and losers.

Don't try if you can't be a winner.

Many a false step is made by standing still.

What was good enough yesterday might be good enough today, but will not be good enough tomorrow.

Don't try to build a snowman during the summer.

Even a good fish requires a garnish.

Success breeds conservatism.

If deadlines are not set, nothing happens. …

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