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Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication
Every business is built on friendship.
In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality.
When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.
Drive your business, let not your business drive you.
Formerly when great fortunes were only made in war, war was business; but now when great fortunes are only made by business: Business is war!
We are all manufacturers. Making good, making trouble, or making excuses.
Treat employees like partners, and they act like partners.
Don't forget until too late that the business of life is not business, but living.
Goodwill is the one and only asset that competition cannot undersell or destroy.
Blessed is he who talks in circles, for he shall become a big wheel.
You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
Nobody ever lost money taking a profit.
You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
A vacation should be just long enough that you're boss misses you, and not long enough for him to discover how well he can get along without you.
If you don't do it with excellence, don't do it at all! Because if it's not excellent, it won't be profitable or fun, and if you're not in business for fun or profit, what the hell are you doing there?
Never write an advertisement which you wouldn't want your own family to read. You wouldn't tell lies to your own wife. Don't tell them to mine. Do as you would be done by. If you tell lies about a product, you will be found out -- either by the Government, which will prosecute you, or by the consumer, who will punish you by not buying your product a second time. Good products can be sold by honest advertising. If you don't think the product is good, you have no business to be advertising it.
If you did not look after today's business then you might as well forget about tomorrow.
When the product is right, you don't have to be a great marketer.
Concentrate your strengths against your competitor's relative weaknesses.
Business has only two functions -- marketing and innovation.
The purpose of a business is to create a customer.
Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
Business is like war in one respect. If its grand strategy is correct, any number of tactical errors can be made and yet the enterprise proves successful.
It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties.
Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
We let folks know we're interested in them and that they're vital to us. cause they are.
Make every decision as if you owned the whole company.
In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success.
Work is our business; it's success is God s.
Cut your losses and let your profits run.
When two friends have a common bank account, one sings and the other weeps.
The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.
Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.
The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
The most important word in the vocabulary of advertising is TEST. If you pretest your product with consumers, and pretest your advertising, you will do well in the marketplace.
Well, I don't know as I want a lawyer to tell me what I cannot do. I hire him to tell how to do what I want to do.

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