The 21 Greatest Business Quotes Of All Time

Business management skills

1.  The Purpose of a business is to find a customer. 
- Peter F. Drucker

2. Marketing is a contest for people’s attention 
- Anonymous

3. Selling     
- Above all, sell hope.
- Always say 'Thank You.'
- People are primarily interested in themselves,  not in you.
- Your first competitor is indifference.

4. The consumer is not a moron. She is your wife. 
- David Ogilvy

5. Brand = Trust

6. To stand out (from the clutter), make your brand stand for an idea and communicate it…..it is important to find an idea that is relevant to your market. 
- John Williamson

7. Our mission, tritely, is to change the world.'
- Donna Dubinsky

8. The most important question: Who Will Buy It?

9. 'Investors feel a lot better about the risk if the venture's endgame is discussed upfront.'
- William A. Sahlmann

10. 'Cash flow. Cash Flow. Cash Flow.'
- Anonymous

11. The success rule:
In business, to be a success, you only have to be right once.
One single solitary time and you are set for life. That's the beauty of the business world. 
-  Mark Cuban

12.  The two important numbers in business:

Be number 1 or 2 in your business or get out. 
- Jack Welch

20% of your customers will account for 80% of sales. (Pareto Principle)

13. The biggest test of a product/service 
Ask them: Would you recommend this to others? 
- HBR 

14. Four types of professional people every business person should have around
Accountants / Chartered Accountants
Government/Public Service people

15. What business are you in? 
- Peter Drucker

16. What is your USP?

17. Management Rule/Role No.1:  Get the hell out of the way.
- Tom Peters

18. If no Wow, no go. 
- Tom Peters

19. Hire funny, fire gloomy.
- Tom Peters

20. Capital isn't scarce; vision is.
- Sam Walton

21. Focus on owning the market, not the brand.
- Anon


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