Harold Geneen Quotes

Performance is your reality. Forget everything else.

The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them.

When you have mastered the numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading a book. You will be reading meanings.

We must not be hampered by yesterday’s myths in concentrating on today’s needs.

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.

You can know a person by the kind of desk he keeps. If the president of a company has a clean desk, then it must be the executive vice president who is doing all the work.