"If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."
Sir Issac Newton
in a letter to Robert Hooke in February 1676

Fortune Cookie:
Actively seek change.

Management Quotes

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. - Peter Drucker

Not finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare. - Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

The team with the best players usually does win - this is why you need to invest the majority of your time and energy in developing your people. - Jack Welch, GE CEO

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.- Warren Buffett

Bad Management
Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done. - Peter Drucker

Long Range Plans Meaningless
It is meaningless to speak of short-range and long-range plans. There are plans that lead to action today - and they are true plans, true strategic decisions. And there are plans that talk about action tomorrow - they are dreams, if not pretexts for nonthinking, nonplanning, and nondoing. - Peter Drucker

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