Monday, June 11, 2007

Best Entrepreneurship Quotes: Week 36

Time now for your motivational Quote of the Week, specially selected to get your week off to a powerful and inspiring start.

This week, something to tell your sales force when they say they're on the verge of huge breakthroughs.

“If you can't measure it, I'm not interested.”

Laurence Johnston Peter (1919-1990) Canadian educator. Author of The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong (1969).

Remember The Peter Principle? "In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence." The entrepreneurial implications: stagnant companies may have incompetent employees at many levels of their organization, while growing companies who add new positions and employees can forestall the Peter Principle as long as their growth continues.

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