I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product, and profits.
I have always found that if I move with seventy-five percent or more of the facts that I usually never regret it. It's the guys who wait to have everything perfect that drive you crazy.
Talk to people in their own language. If you do it well, they'll say, 'God, he said exactly what I was thinking.' And when they begin to respect you, they'll follow you to the death.
In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
The trick is to make sure you don't die waiting for prosperity to come.
There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men.
I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way.
When the product is right, you don't have to be a great marketer.