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The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time.

The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time.

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Money isn't everything… but it ranks right up there with oxygen.

Money isn't everything… but it ranks right up there with oxygen.

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The market is a place set apart where men may deceive each other.

The market is a place set apart where men may deceive each other.

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The desire of businessmen for profits is what drives prices down unless forcibly prevented from engaging in price competition, usually read more

The desire of businessmen for profits is what drives prices down unless forcibly prevented from engaging in price competition, usually by governmental activity.

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If you want to give a man credit, put it in writing. If you want to give him hell, do read more

If you want to give a man credit, put it in writing. If you want to give him hell, do it on the phone.

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The boss must first distinguish between action information and status information. He must discipline himself not to act on problems read more

The boss must first distinguish between action information and status information. He must discipline himself not to act on problems his managers can solve, and never to act on problems when he is explicitly reviewing status. I once knew a boss who invariably picked up the phone to give orders before the end of the first paragraph in a status report. That response is guaranteed to squelch full disclosure.

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High premiums are being paid today not particularly for quality service or long-term building of a business but rather for read more

High premiums are being paid today not particularly for quality service or long-term building of a business but rather for making money quickly, getting rich, and getting out. And that's wrong.

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Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite.

Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite.

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A fool and his money are soon parted. - Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry.

A fool and his money are soon parted. - Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry.

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