Harold S. Geneen - Quotes

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Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned. ---->>>

Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication. ---->>>

Every company has two organizational structures: The formal one is written on the charts; the other is the everyday relationship of the men and women in the organization. ---->>>

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. ---->>>

Facts from paper are not the same as facts from people. The reliability of the people giving you the facts is as important as the facts themselves. ---->>>

He suffered from paralysis by analysis. ---->>>

Management must manage! ---->>>

Managers in all too many American companies do not achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it. ---->>>

It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance. ---->>>

If your desk isn't cluttered, you probably aren't doing your job. ---->>>

It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality. ---->>>

Uncertainty will always be part of the taking charge process. ---->>>

We must not be hampered by yesterday's myths in concentrating on today's needs. ---->>>

Management manages by making decisions and by seeing that those decisions are implemented. ---->>>

Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Nonperformance can always be explained away. ---->>>

A true leader has to have a genuine open-door policy so that his people are not afraid to approach him for any reason. ---->>>

You cannot run a business, or anything else, on a theory. ---->>>

I don't believe in just ordering people to do things. You have to sort of grab an oar and row with them. ---->>>

You can't run a business or anything else on a theory. ---->>>

It's better to take over and build upon an existing business than to start a new one. ---->>>

The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism. ---->>>

You can know a person by the kind of desk he keeps. If the president of a company has a clean desk then it must be the executive vice president who is doing all the work. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 06-21, 2015
Die: 06-21, 1997
Occupation: Businessman