Monday, February 19, 2007

Best-Ever Entrepreneurship Quotes: Week 20

Continuing our series of powerful motivational quotes, personally selected to get your week off to an inspired start.

This week, the secret of smart management, from Peter Lewis, CEO of Ohio-based insurance company Progressive Corp:

“If you want to improve something, start measuring it." ­
Peter Lewis

There’s actually a rarely-quoted second sentence to this quotation that really spells out the message: "Then attach rewards to positive measurements, or penalties to negative ones, and you'll get results."

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