It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts.
I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
None of us is as smart as all of us.
In all things there are three choices: Yes, No & no choice, except in this -- I either choose the truth or I am deceit.
I must stand up in search of the truth, if I don't I only roll with the flow of the lie and make it stronger.
Words divide us, actions unite us.
The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.
We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.
It is a good idea to be ambitious, to have goals, to want to be good at what you do, but it is a terrible mistake to let drive and ambition get in the way of treating people with kindness and decency. The point is no that they will then be nice to you. It is that you will feel better about yourself.
The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.