Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.
Henry David Thoreau
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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
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The final key to the way I promote is bravado. I play to people’s fantasies. People may not always think big themselves. but they can get very excited by those who do. That is why a little hyperbole never hurts. People want to believe that something is the biggest, the greatest and the most spectacular.
My dream was to have a steady job, was not to be on the road, to exist like a guy that goes to work as a mechanic or a carpenter and knows he’s gonna have a job.
I own buildings. I’m a builder; I know how to build. Nobody can build like I can build. Nobody. And the builders in New York will tell you that. I build the best product. And my name helps a lot.
The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.
Acquiring the habit of note-taking is therefore a wonderfully complementary skill to that of listening.
My definition of an executive’s job is brief and to the point. It is simply this: Getting things done through other people.
I really don’t retain information – by the time I arrive wherever I’m going, I already forget what it is that I wanted to say.
If you love what you do, if you love going to the office, if you really like it – not just say it, but really like it – it keeps you young and energised. I really love what I do.