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Summary

James Cash Penney (born as James Cash Penney, Jr. in Hamilton, Missouri, U.S., died in New York City, New York, U.S.) was a famous Businessman from USA, who lived between September 16, 1875 and February 12, 1971. He became 95 years old.

Biography

James Cash Penney, Jr. was an American businessman and entrepreneur who, in 1902, founded the J.C. Penney stores.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 47 quotes who is written / told by James.

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Famous quotes by James Cash Penney (47)


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"The disciplined are free"
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"It is the service we are not obliged to give that people value most"
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"I was long brought up to think that it was nothing short of a crime to miss a sale"
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"Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership"
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"A merchant who approaches business with the idea of serving the public well has nothing to fear from the competition"
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"The thought in my mind was that I must be a good merchant. If I were a good merchant, the rest would probably take care of itself"
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"The keystone of successful business is cooperation. Friction retards progress"
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"It is always the start that requires the greatest effort"
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"I believe a man is better anchored who has a belief in the Supreme Being"
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"Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together"
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"Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence"
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"I never trust an executive who tends to pass the buck. Nor would I want to deal with him as a customer or a supplier"
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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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"The well-satisfied customer will bring the repeat sale that counts"
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"Salesmanship, too, is an art; the perfection of its technique requires study and practice"
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"No business can succeed in any great degree without being properly organized"
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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"
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"I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life's problems"
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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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"Too many would-be executives are slaves of routine"
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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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"Success will always be measured by the extent to which we serve the buying public"
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"Salesmanship is limitless. Our very living is selling. We are all salespeople"
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"Do not primarily train men to work. Train them to serve willingly and intelligently"
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"Courteous treatment will make a customer a walking advertisement"
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"As a rule, we find what we look for; we achieve what we get ready for"
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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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"Change is vital, improvement the logical form of change"
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"Theory is splendid but until put into practice, it is valueless"
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"The problem with the bronco is to get on and stay on. This is the problem with the Golden Rule-to understand and apply"
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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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"The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison"
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"Selling is our No. 1 job. Never get away from selling a lot of merchandise personally. The more you sell the more you learn"
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"No matter what his position or experience in life, there is in everyone more latent than developed ability; far more unused than used power"
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"Men are not great or small because of their material possessions. They are great or small because of what they are"
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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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"I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance"
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"Clock watchers never seem to be having a good time"
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"A store's best advertisement is the service its goods render, for upon such service rest the future, the good-will, of an organization"
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"The greatest teacher I know is the job itself"
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"Responsibilities are given to him on whom trust rests. Responsibility is always a sign of trust"
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"No serious-minded man should have time for the mediocre in any phase of his living"
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"No company can afford not to move forward. It may be at the top of the heap today but at the bottom of the heap tomorrow, if it doesn't"
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"Exchange ideas frequently"
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"Every man must decide for himself whether he shall master his world or be mastered by it"
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"Determine to do some thinking for yourself. Don't live entirely upon the thoughts of others. Don't be an automaton"


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