I was the most productive when I was in a flex situation. Do not check for me for needless meetings.
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No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half its citizens.
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself, and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.
Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.
My last year in high school, I worked at a bindery, side by side with grown-ups who had been there their entire lives. Knowing that I, as a 16-year-old, was getting the same income and doing the same work it gave me respect for those workers. But it also gave me an understanding that more is needed for folks to be able to cobble together a decent life on minimum wage.
More quotes about Business
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.
Nobody buys a farm based on whether they think it’s going to rain next year. They buy it because they think it’s a good investment over 10 or 20 years.
I was never involved in arms trading. In the Russian Federation, arms trading is the prerogative of the state.
Any business arrangement that is not profitable to the other person will in the end prove unprofitable for you. The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
I feel that the best companies are started not because the founder wanted a company but because the founder wanted to change the world… If you decide you want to found a company, you maybe start to develop your first idea. And hire lots of workers.
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
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.
The best reason to start an organization is to make meaning; to create a product or service to make the world a better place.
It is regrettable that people think about our monetary system, and of our economic structure, only in times of depression.
In New York and Los Angeles, you can throw your car keys to the valet and he parks it. Same in Hong Kong and Singapore, the service is off the scale. In London it’s sub-standard to abysmal.
London has got better as it’s become more international – you only have to look at the quality of the restaurants to see how improved it’s become.
I believe that any stock that is sold should have real value as automobile or bushel of potatoes, and stock market should be run as a vegetable market.
Profits are not financial-they’re social. Everybody profits from industry. Politicians don’t understand profits because they can pay bills out of taxation.
I may be kindly, I am ordinarily gentle, but in my line of business I am obliged to will terribly what I will at all.