- The ability
to concentrate and to use time well is everything.
Iacocca # Time
- In the
end, all business operations can be reduced to three words;
people, product and profits. Unless you've got a good team,
you can't do much with the other two.
Iacocca # Business,
say to me, "You were a roaring success. How did you do
it?" I go back to what my parents taught me. Apply yourself.
Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something.
Don't just stand there, make something happen.
Iacocca # Success,
- The only
rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know
that works, is the family.
Iacocca # Family
is nothing more than motivating other people.
Iacocca # Management,
ain't no free lunches in this country. And don't go spending
your whole life commiserating that you got raw deals. You've
got to say, 'I think that if I keep working at this and want
it bad enough I can have it.'
Iacocca # Work,
always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the
Iacocca # Leadership,
- I gotta
tell ya, with our $2.4 billion in profits last year, they
gave me a great big bonus. Really, it's almost obscene.
Iacocca # Profit,
- You can
have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your
ideas will not get you anywhere.
Iacocca # Idea
- I have
found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right
up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and
what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.
Iacocca # Achievement,
- I have
to act to live.
Iacocca # Action,
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