When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the ‘naturals’ the ones who somehow know how to teach.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
Never mind your happiness do your duty.
My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
Management by objective works – if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don’t.
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands.