Quotes in business

Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.


Some people read business books looking for confirmation. I read them in search of disquiet. Confirmation is cheap, easy and ineffective. Restlessness and the scientific method, on the other hand, create a culture of testing and inquiry that can't help but push you forward.

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There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man's lawful prey.

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You never really hear the truth from your subordinates until after 10 in the evening.


I think the biggest single thing that causes difficulty in the business world is the short-term view. We become obsessed with it. But it forces bad decisions.

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No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive.


Good design can't fix broken business models.

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You cannot be a success in any business without believing that it is the greatest business in the world... You have to put your heart in the business and the business in your heart.


If you have a business model that relies on customers being misinformed, you better start working on changing your business model.

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Mr. Wrigley believed in this: Put all your eggs in one basket and watch the basket. They don't do that today. This is the old-fashioned way I'm talking about. He carried it on to his business. Do one thing and stay with it.

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