Harold Geneen Quotes

13 Harold Geneen quotes:

"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions."
"The highest art of professional management requires the literal ability to 'smell' a 'real fact' from all others."
Author: Geneen Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises but only performance is reality."
Author: Geneen Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"You read a book from beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end, and then you do everything you must to reach it."
Author: Geneen Quotes Category: Beginning Quotes
"When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings."
"The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication."
"The professional's grasp of the numbers is a measure of the control he has over the events that the figures represent."
Author: Geneen Quotes Category: Control Quotes
"The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them."
Author: Geneen Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"If you keep working you'll last longer and I just want to keep vertical. I'd hate to spend the rest of my life trying to outwit an 18-inch fish."
Author: Geneen Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned."
Author: Geneen Quotes Category: Leadership Quotes
"Management manages by making decisions and by seeing that those decisions are implemented."
"I don't believe in just ordering people to do things. You have to sort of grab an oar and row with them."
"Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non performance can always be explained away."
Author: Geneen Quotes Category: Performance Quotes

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