Lee Iacocca Quotes

50 Lee Iacocca quotes:

"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 affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen."
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"People say to me, ''You were a roaring success. How did you do it?'' I go back to what my parents taught me. Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make something happen."
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words; people, product and profits. Unless you've got a good team, you can't do much with the other two."
"The ability to concentrate and to use time well is everything."
"The kind of people I look for to fill top management spots are the eager beavers, the mavericks. These are the guys who try to do more than they're expected to do - they always reach."
"The speed of the boss is the speed of the team."
"Management is nothing more than motivating other people."
"The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything"
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people."
"The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being."
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"People want economy and they will pay any price to get it."
"Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss."
"Every business and every product has risks. You can't get around it."
"The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen."
"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."
"Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen."
"If you want to make good use of your time, you've got to know what's most important and then give it all you've got."
"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."
Author: Iacocca Quotes Category: American Businessman Quotes Facts Quotes
"I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership."

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