There is no accountability in the public school system – except for coaches. You know what happens to a losing coach. You fire him. A losing teacher can go on losing for 30 years and then go to glory.
When building a team, I always search first for people who love to win. If I can’t find any of those, I look for people who hate to lose.
Something in human nature causes us to start slacking off at our moment of greatest accomplishment. As you become successful, you will need a great deal of self-discipline not to lose your sense of balance, humility, and commitment.
Topics: Success, Commitment, Humility, Discipline
If someone is blessed as I am is not willing to clean out the barn, who will?
Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.
Topics: Business, Engineering
Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one-yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.
Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You’d be amazed how many companies don’t listen to their customers.
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