Joe’s Favorite Quotes


  1. “Don’t confuse the urgent with the important.”
  2. “The ability to adjust is a sign of leadership.”  – William H. Danforth, Founder of Ralston Purina
  3. “People base decisions upon what they think rather than what they know.”
  4. “Don’t forget to do the homework.”
  5. “Who says?”
  6. “Who is “they”?”
  7. “Prove it.”
  8. “An answer is not necessarily the same as the correct answer.”
  9.  “When a client doesn’t pay, wait for a choke point and then choke.”
  10.  “Stay focused.”
  11.  “You must take risks to make money.”
  12. “Information is your friend.  Knowledge is your partner.”
  13. “Don’t trade one set of problems for another set of problems.”
  14. “Never assume anything without remembering you’re probably wrong.”
  15. “Facts don’t lie.”
  16. “When you fix a mechanical problem, it usually stays fixed. When you fix a people problem it seldom stays fixed.
  17. “What are you going to do about it?”  – James E. Counsilman, PhD
  18. “You can delegate authority, but not responsibility.” – US Armed Forces

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