Archive for June, 2009

Brian Scudamore

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

“It’s one thing for companies to say they’re all about people, but most don’t follow through. You earn the reputation from your team over time by doing the right things for people.”
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Brian Scudamore, Founder Of 1-800-Got-Junk
In An Interview In U.S. Airways Magazine

Yvon Chouinard

Monday, June 29th, 2009

“I have an M.B.A. Theory of Management: Management By Absence. I take off for weeks at a time and never call in. We hire the best people we can and then leave them to do their jobs.”
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Yvon Chouinard, Founder Of Patagonia
In An Interview With Spirit Magazine

Warren Buffett

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

“I have seen no trend toward value investing in the 35 years I’ve practiced it. There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.”
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Warren Buffett

Donald Trump

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

“Show me someone with no ego and I’ll show you a big loser.”
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Donald Trump
In
Trump: How To Get Rich

Sir John Templeton

Friday, June 26th, 2009

“Determining quality in a stock is like reviewing a restaurant. You don’t expect it to be 100% perfect, but before it gets three or four stars you want it to be superior.”
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Sir John Templeton

Richard Branson

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

“I start businesses when I have a passion for something. That’s also why I went into the airline business, even though everybody I talked to told me that there was no money to be made there. I felt that I could make a difference. That’s the best reason to go into business because you feel strongly that you can change things.”
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Richard Branson
In
Success Magazine

Felix Dennis

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

I absolutely promise you, in every serious negotiation, the man or woman who doesn’t care is going to win.
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Felix Dennis, Founder Of Maxim
In
Inc.com