Archive for December, 2008

Doug Ducey

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

“If I have one store and put Oreos in my cookies and cream ice cream, Nabisco won’t even know I exist. Give me a couple of hundred stores and the Nabisco’s brand manager will fly on a plane to visit me.”
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Doug Ducey, Cold Stone Creamery

Robert T Kiyosaki

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

“It is the ability to sell - therefore, to communicate to another human being, be it a customer, employee, boss, spouse or child - that is the base skill of personal success.”
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Robert T Kiyosaki
In
Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Matt McCauley

Monday, December 29th, 2008

“Every team, every department, every individual should have goals that are impossible to reach. A lot of people would say that it could be discouraging. I feel quite the opposite. I think setting impossible goals is the only way one can find out what you are truly capable of.”
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Matt McCauley, Gymboree

Warren Buffett

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

“It has been helpful to me to have tens of thousands turned out of business schools taught that it didn’t do any good to think.”
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Warren Buffett

Richard Branson

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

“If you lavish praise, people will flourish. If you criticize people, they will shrivel up.”
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Richard Branson, Virgin

Richard Carlson

Friday, December 26th, 2008

“In all the years I’ve been studying human behavior and attitude, I’ve heard hundreds of employees say they feel underappreciated, but I’ve never heard a single one say they feel overappreciated.”
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Richard Carlson
In
Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Joel Osteen

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

“You can change the world by changing your words.”
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Joel Osteen, Pastor
One of Barbara Walters’ “10 Most Fascinating People of 2006″