BRYCE ON SOCIETY
– We’ve done management, systems, and project management, now how about Life?
- You cannot treat a patient if he doesn’t know he is sick.
- A man’s trustworthiness is measured by the number of keys he holds.
- Most children are raised by amateurs, not professionals.
- Never trust a person who doesn’t have at least one known vice (e.g., drinking, smoking, swearing).
- Don’t watch the clock, watch the product or service to be produced.
- Lawsuits primarily benefit the attorneys and nobody else.
- You eat elephants one spoonful at a time.
- If you are not pissing someone off, you are probably not doing your job.
- If the mind really is the finest computer, then there are a lot of people out there who need to be rebooted.
- we tend to worry about the wrong things. This is like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.
- It’s hard to keep going forward when logic tells you otherwise.
- Forget about today, build for tomorrow.
- As the use of technology increases, social skills decreases.
- There is more to building a team than buying new uniforms.
- How we look and act speaks volumes.
- Everything begins with a sale.
- “Bullshit” is the most versatile word in the English language.
- Just because someone understands what you are saying, doesn’t mean they necessarily agree with you.
- Never let a job be held hostage by an employee.
- The Baby Boomers will be more remembered for the problems they left behind as opposed to anything they accomplished during their tenure.
- Youth is our only true vacation in life, and our most unappreciated.
- There is no such thing as a bad cigar. It’s a matter of matching the right person with the right cigar.
- We write to communicate, not to put people to sleep.
- If you do something wrong long enough, you think it is right.
- It’s not the time you put in, it’s the work product you put out.
- Simple economics motivates everyone, particularly politicians.
- Your most lethal weapon is your mouth.
- Nothing irritates your opponents more than to see you succeed when you are expected to fail.
- Do not underestimate the power of the company party.
- Progress is arrested when we surrender to the status quo, that we no longer strive to exceed it.
- If a single picture is worth a thousand words, imagine what a video provides.
- It takes a brave soul to divert from the path of least resistance.
- Appearances mean little if people can see through your disguise.
- It is a fallacy that a cluttered desk is the sign of a brilliant mind.
- The naysayers of the world take pleasure in chiding you as to what cannot be done.
- Prove them wrong and return the favor.
- Sometimes intelligence is nothing more than experience in disguise.
- How to become financially responsible: Start each day by paying a bill.
- The road to truth is rarely without bumps and bends.
- The longer you delay admitting a mistake, the more expensive it will be to correct.
- All arguments are settled at the cemetery.
- There is always a heavy price to pay for keeping up with the Jones’.
- Two irrefutable facts regarding investing in the stock market: The moment you purchase a stock, you can count on it declining immediately, and;
- The moment you sell your stock, it will either immediately soar to new heights, split, or both.
- You know you are getting older when you begin having arguments with inanimate objects, and you lose.
- Everything eventually ends up in the garbage dump.
- Traffic lights are green only when you do not have an appointment to make.
- In every person’s life, you must eat at least one spoonful of dirt.
Keep the Faith!
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