The Quotable Manager: Inspiration for Business and Life

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Gibbs Smith

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INTRODUCTION
9
ATTITUDE
11
LEADERSHIP
27
PERSEVERANCE
47
PATIENCE
65
MANAGING
77
TRUST
89
FAITH
101
FAILURE
169
INTEGRITY
181
INITIATIVE AND EXECUTION
193
FOCUSING ON PEOPLE
205
INNOVATION
217
SELFDISCIPLINE
227
COMMUNICATION
241
EFFORT
253

FAIRNESS
115
PLANNING
123
CAREER
137
SUCCESS
151
CHANGE
267
INDEX
275
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Página 6 - If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or being hated don't give way to hating, And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise...
Página 54 - Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'Press On' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
Página 223 - If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he builds his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door.
Página 90 - In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you. You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to "preserve, protect, and defend it.
Página 258 - I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, — but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
Página 7 - If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew To serve your turn long after they have gone, And so hold on when there is nothing in you Except the Will which says to them: "Hold on!
Página 6 - If you can dream - and not make dreams your master; If you can think - and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with triumph and disaster And treat those two imposters just the same...
Página 6 - And treat those two impostors just the same; If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools, Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken, And stoop and build 'em up with worn-out tools...
Página 258 - I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

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