Favorite Quotations ~  Management 175 Ways to Get More Done In Less Time

"Management is nothing more than motivating people." ~ Lee Iacocca

Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and it annoys the pig. ~ Paul Dickson

Management is like making love. There's heat from both sides. You have an instinct to get there. You have no idea what you're really in for, but you do it anyway. ~ Bernie Brillstein, Where Did I Go Right?

Effective managers live in the present, but concentrate on the future. ~ James Hayes

I'll tell you what makes a great manager: A great manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are. He forces you to have a good opinion of yourself. He lets you know he believes in you. ~ Reggie Jackson

You cannot manage men into battle. You manage things; you lead people. ~ Grace Hopper

Eighty percent of American managers cannot answer with any measure of confidence these seemingly simple questions: What is my job? What in it really counts? How well am I doing? ~ W. Edward Deming

If this were a fantasy world, there would be ten of me and we would each be doing what we wanted to do. ~ George Lucas

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided. ~ Casey Stengel

Hire people smarter than you are and get out of their way. ~ Howard Schultz

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. ~ Stephen Covey

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