James Cash Penney Quotes

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James Cash Penney Quotes

My definition of an executives job is brief and to the point. It is simply this: Getting things done through other people.
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The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.

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The five separate fingers are five independent units. Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization.

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My definition of an executive's job is brief and to the point. It is simply this: Getting things done through other people.

— James Cash Penney

Do not primarily train men to work. Train them to serve willingly and intelligently.

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The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.

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Salesmanship is limitless. Our very living is selling. We are all salespeople.

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Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence.

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As a rule, we find what we look for; we achieve what we get ready for.

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I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance.

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We get real results only in proportion to the real values we give.

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I cannot remember a time when the Golden Rule was not my motto and precept, the torch that guided my footsteps.

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The men who have furnished me with my greatest inspiration have not been men of wealth, but men of deeds.

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There's no better friend to any merchant than a fair competitor.

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There has never been a time when a career in the Penney Company was not a challenge that brought out the best in a man.

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It was always my practice to train salespeople under my direct supervision, and to treat children with the utmost consideration.

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The disciplined are free.

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Theory is splendid but until put into practice, it is valueless.

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In retailing, the formula happens to be a basic liking for human beings, plus integrity, plus industry, plus the ability to see the other fellow's point of view.

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Intelligence is the effort to do the best you can at your particular job; the quality that gives dignity to that job, whether it happens to be scrubbing a floor or running a corporation.

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I learned that all things come to those who wait-provided they hustle while they wait.

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