A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
No one in showbiz works as hard as anyone with a real job.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head - that`s assault, not leadership.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants them to do, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Meetings are for those with not enough to do. A meeting is a performance, an act to convince people of their own importance. The real players don’t need to act out the meeting game. They roll up their sleeves and get on with the job.
Having too many ideas is not always a good thing. It’s too easy to move on to the next one, and the next one. If you don’t have many ideas, you have to make those you do have
work for you.
A hard-working farmer has plenty to eat. People who waste time will always be poor.
It`s precisely those who are busiest who most need to give themselves a break.
Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling, and spending their lives like serfs.
If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.
In 99 percent of the stuff we do, perfection is superfluous. It’s not necessary, not expected, and likely won’t be noticed or appreciated.