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Engrave this Quote Solve it. Solve it quickly, solve it right or wrong. If you solve it wrong, it will come back and slap you in the face, and then you can solve it right. Lying dead in the water and doing nothing is a comfortable alternative because it is without risk, but it is an absolutely fatal way to manage a business.
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Business
Engrave this Quote You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.
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Engrave this Quote You don't hear things that are bad about your company unless you ask. It is easy to hear good tidings, but you have to scratch to get the bad news.
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Computers
Engrave this Quote I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
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Conformity & Nonconformity
Engrave this Quote If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.
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Engrave this Quote Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.
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Excellence
Engrave this Quote If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun. When that happens I tell myself just to go out and play as I did when I was a kid.
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Engrave this Quote If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.
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Friends
Engrave this Quote Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.
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Life
Engrave this Quote Life itself is a matter of salesmanship.
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-Thomas J. Watson, Men
Management
Engrave this Quote A manager is an assistant to his men.
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Manners
Engrave this Quote Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous -- not just to some people in some circumstances -- but to everyone all the time.
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Progress
Engrave this Quote Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops.
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Risk
Engrave this Quote Every time we've moved ahead in IBM, it was because someone was willing to take a chance, put his head on the block, and try something new.
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Snow
Engrave this Quote Oh! the snow, the beautiful snow,
Filling the sky and earth below,
Over the housetops, over the street,
Over the heads of the people you meet.
Dancing,
Flirting,
Skimming along.
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Success & Failure
Engrave this Quote The way to succeed is to double your error rate.
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Engrave this Quote Would you like me to give you a formula for... success? It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You're thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all... you can be discouraged by failure -- or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because, remember that's where you'll find success. On the far side.
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Engrave this Quote The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
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Thought
Engrave this Quote THINK. Think about your appearance, associations, actions, ambitions, accomplishment.
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Engrave this Quote All the problems of the world could be settled easily if men were only willing to think. The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work.
(founder of IBM)
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Trust
Engrave this Quote The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it's very difficult to build and very easy to destroy. The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities between you and the customer.
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Wisdom
Engrave this Quote Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.
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