Concentration is the key to economic results. No other principles of effectiveness is violated as constantly today as the basic principle of concentration.
The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
Decision making is the specific executive task.
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
The successful person places more attention on doing the right thing rather than doing things right.
Management by objective works -- if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
Objectives are not fate; they are direction. They are not commands; they are commitments. They do not determine the future; they are means to mobilize the resources and energies of the business for the making of the future.
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.
Meetings are a symptom of bad organization. The fewer meetings the better.