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Conversations in Management Peter F Drucker By: George Ebert
"Most people think they know what they are good at ? they are usually wrong." -Peter F. DruckerPeter Drucker, the Father of Modern Management, was born in Vienna, Austria in 1909. He earned a doctorate in Public and International Law from Frankfurt University in Germany before moving to London where ...
Conversations in Management Alexander Hamilton By: George Ebert
"Those who stand for nothing, fall for anything." -Alexander HamiltonAlexander Hamilton is one of the most significant figures in American history. While most people recognize his name (after all, it's been on our money since the Civil War), relatively few understand the extent to which he shaped our nation. He ...
Conversations in Management Douglas Adams By: George Ebert
"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing noise they make as they fly by." -Douglas Adams, Author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyDouglas Adams heard a lot of whooshing in the course of turning The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy into a cult phenomenon. It started as a radio ...
Whadda Jerk By: George Ebert
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool. Carl Jung Sadly, public discourse today seems to have degenerated into warring parties spitting epithets at one another. With little inclination to see the other's point of view, the parties are reduced to name calling, labeling and ...
Conversations in Management Admiral James B Stockdale By: George Ebert
"The one thing I came to realize was that if you don't lose your integrity you can't be had and you can't be hurt." -Admiral James B. StockdaleThis is a pretty good insight, but Admiral Stockdale wasn't just talking about the vagaries of every day life. He was talking about ...
Conversations in Management Casey Stengel By: George Ebert
"The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided." -Casey StengelBaseball was Casey Stengel's passion and with the exception of two off seasons spent in dental school, little else was of interest. He was born in Kansas City ...
Conversations in Management Horatio Alger Ragged Rick By: George Ebert
?You must drop that name, ?Ragged Dick?, and think of yourself now as ?Richard Hunter, Esq.??A young gentleman on his way to fame and fortune,? added Fosdick.-From Ragged Dick, by Horatio AlgerThese are the closing lines from Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger's first rags-to-riches story. Its publication in 1867 would be ...
Think it Over By: George Ebert
You can't solve a problem with the same thinking that created it. Albert Einstein Every decision is a deliberate act. It's the result of a well rehearsed pattern. Using this pattern, we often gather data, analyze it and draw conclusions without much conscious effort. We do it because it works. And it ...
Conversations in Management Edward A Murphy Jr Murphys Law By: George Ebert
"If there are two or more ways to do something, and one of those ways can result in catastrophe, then someone will do it." -Captain Edward A. Murphy, Jr.Almost everyone's heard of Murphy's Law, but most folks don't realize that there really was a Murphy. In 1949, Captain Murphy, USAF, ...
Conversations in Management Frank McKinney Kin Hubbard By: George Ebert
"A good listener is usually thinking of something else." -Frank McKinney "Kin" HubbardSome people have a knack for capturing truth in just a few words??Kin? Hubbard was one of those people. Born in 1868, Hubbard was slow to discover his life's calling. By chance, he landed a job with the ...
Conversations in Management Johan Bruyneel By: George Ebert
"Your first reaction is you try to find an explanation. Finally, we don't find one, so you turn the page and look to the next day." -Johan BruyneelBruyneel's remarks were made following Stage 9 of this year's Tour de France when Lance Armstrong's Team Discovery Channel inexplicably vanished, leaving their ...
Conversations in Management Davy Crockett By: George Ebert
"You may all go to hell, and I will go to Texas." -Davy CrockettDavy Crockett delivered this line to an appreciative after-dinner audience on January 5, 1836 in Nacogdoches, Texas. The crowd loved it and Davy knew he'd finally gotten it right. It will probably surprise some folks to learn ...
Conversations in Management Candide By: George Ebert
"?We'll do the best we know. We'll build our house and chop our wood And make our garden grow." -Final Chorus from the Broadway musical CandideProbably the best known of Voltaire's works today is his satiric novel, Candide. The story follows the adventures'more often misadventures?of Candide, the optimist. The book ...
A Man and His Razor By: George Ebert
It is vain to do with more what can be done with less.? William of Ockham This is Ockham's famed Razor.? A shorthand version of the razor might be, ?keep it simple.? When complexity is added to a relationship, process or organization without good reason, the result is usually a loss of ...
Conversations in Management Lance Armstrong By: George Ebert
"Wearing the yellow doesn't make you a great dad." -Lance ArmstrongArmstrong made this observation following Stage 18 of this year's Tour de France. He went on to add that ultimately, the Tour was just a sport, but that being a father was what really mattered. At the time, he ...
Conversations in Management Aldous Huxley Brave New World By: George Ebert
"Experience only teaches the teachable." -Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley is best known today as the author of Brave New World (1931). In that work, Huxley provides a vision of a dystopian future in which science and technology play dominant roles. It's a one-world government in which Soviet communism and American capitalism ...
Conversations in Management Orson Welles War of the Worlds By: George Ebert
"I don't think we will choose anything like this again." -Orson Welles following his 1938 broadcast of War of the WorldsA visibly shaken Orson Welles offered this assessment during a news conference the day after his radio play War of the Worlds spread panic up and down the entire east ...
Conversations in Management Ralph Waldo Emerson By: George Ebert
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. -Ralph Waldo EmersonHe always wore black. He disapproved of loud laughter. He thought love was a topic too important to be discussed lightly. He was always a bit aloof?even his closest friends referred to him as Mr. ...
The DNA of Motivation By: George Ebert
It really is about motivation. After all, what impels someone to climb a mountain, or go to college, or save for a car, or learn a new language or anything of a thousand things? What is it that moves someone to action from a position of comfortable stasis? The answer ...
Conversations in Management Anais Nin By: George Ebert
"Life shrinks or expands according to one's courage." -Anais NinAnais Nin is one of those marvelous characters of the twentieth century who were scandalous in their day, but almost tame by current standards. She was born in 1903 into an artistic family whose economic fortunes did quite a bit of ...
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