people assume that a record shop's success lies in selling
records. In fact, Virgin's success both in mail order and
the record shops lay in skill at buying records.
Branson # Products,
- I learned
to embrace risk, as long as it was well thought out and, in
a worst-case scenario, I'd still land on my feet.
Broad # Risk,
- I think
it's better when you're natural, when you just do whatever
you want, instead of doing classes where I see all these other
people holding back because they've been trained with certain
skills or techniques.
Bundchen # Nature,
- To make
a small business work you need considerable knowledge, skill,
management, experience, as well as a high level of commitment,
plenty of hard work, access to finance, and some good luck.
Clitheroe # Knowledge,
- The only
prerequisites are past experience, a suitable personality
and good communication skills: you need to be able to communicate
adequately in English.
Clitheroe # Experience,
- The ideal
condition can be expressed by the simple formula: Flow occurs
when both challenges and skills are high and equal to each
Csikszentmihalyi # Challenging,
- As skills
improve, one is able to take on greater challenges.
Csikszentmihalyi # Skill,
- The more
a person feels skilled, the more her moods will improve; while
the more challenges that are present, the more her attention
will become focused and concentrated.
Csikszentmihalyi # Skill,
in most horrible circumstances some people are able to find
opportunities to exercise their skills and enter flow.
Csikszentmihalyi # Opportunity,
- As our
economy faces up to potential labour shortages due to our
ageing population and as it moves to a new level of sophistication
to compete with the rest of the world, we're going to need
every Australian on board pulling their weight, rejoining
the workforce, gaining new skills.
Gillard # Politics,
- To succeed,
you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation
in the basics of education--literacy, both verbal and numerical,
and communication skills.
Greenspan # Success,
a skilled manager makes more than the owner. And owners fight
each other to get the skilled managers.
Khodorkovsky # Skills,
- In business
your can never learn anything more important than successful
Markson # Business,
- I don't
believe you are simply born with the ambition of becoming
chancellor. But if you want to make a difference, if you enjoy
putting ideas into practice, then the post of chancellor has
to be the one presenting the biggest opportunity of all.
Merkel # Belief,
- The willingness
to learn new skills is very high.
Merkel # Learning,
is a skill.
Peters # Skill
yourself with a group of people who want you to succeed. They
will move with you toward your goal. Choose and bond with
people who have skills, talents and abilities that you do
not. Winners give and receive by being part of other people's
- If you
have more skills, more ability, more intelligence, specialize
knowledge, a capacity to do things few others can do, or if
you just think creatively and contribute on a massive scale,
you can earn more than you ever thought possible.
Robbins # Creative,
- We are
approaching a new age of synthesis. Knowledge cannot be merely
a degree or a skill... it demands a broader vision, capabilities
in critical thinking and logical deduction without which we
cannot have constructive progress.
Ka Shing # Knowledge,
is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle
or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly
improve the quality of every part of your life.
Tracy # Communication,
- A skilled
commander seeks victory from the situation and does not demand
it of his subordinates.
Tzu # Wisdom,
- For to
win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the
acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the
acme of skill.
Tzu # Victory,
- The skilful
employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the
covetous man, and the stupid man.
Tzu # Employment,
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