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Thomas J. "Tom" Peters (born in Baltimore, Maryland), he is also known as Tom Peters III, is a famous Businessman from USA, he is 76 years old and still alive, born November 7, 1942.

Biography

Thomas J. "Tom" Peters is an American businessman, speaker, consultant and author of books about business management and business strategy ("management literature").

After a military career during the Vietnam War and an advisory role during the Nixon administration, he was from 1974 to 1981 consultant at McKinsey & Company. These experiences formed the basis for his most famous book, why are the best better (original title In search of excellence) authored with Robert H. Waterman, Jr.) in 1982. The book was about what characterized the management of the world's most successful companies. Peter's writing style often resemble presentation slides from lectures and exemplified plenty of anecdotes.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 21 quotes who is written / told by Tom, under the main topics: Business, Leadership.

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Famous quotes by Tom Peters (21)


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"If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade"
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"Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast"
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"If your company has a clean-desk policy, the company is nuts and you're nuts to stay there"
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"Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing"
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"Give a lot, expect a lot, and if you don't get it, prune"
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"All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer"
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"We found that the most exciting environments, that treated people very well, are also tough as nails. There is no bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo... excellent companies provide two things simultaneously: tough environments and very supportive environments"
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"The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people"
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"South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village - an eager workforce, ready to take on any challenge"
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"Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders"
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"If you're not confused, you're not paying attention"
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"Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures"
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"Communication is everyone's panacea for everything"
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"Celebrate what you want to see more of"
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"Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures"
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"Winners must learn to relish change with the same enthusiasm and energy that we have resisted it in the past"
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"The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity"
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"The best leaders... almost without exception and at every level, are master users of stories and symbols"
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"Good managers have a bias for action"
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"Excellent firms don't believe in excellence - only in constant improvement and constant change"
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"Design is so critical it should be on the agenda of every meeting in every single department"


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