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Lee Iacocca
Lee Iacocca

Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Lee Iacocca is best known for turning around the Chrysler Corporation when it was on the verge of bankruptcy. Iacocca made many tough business decisions, including laying off workers and selling off Peugeot. He reinvented the company from the ground up, introducing the line of K-cars. an idea that Ford had rejected when he worked there as an engineer and la…

Date of Birth: October 15, 1924


Found 76 quotes by Lee Iacocca .
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"We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems." Lee Iacocca
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"Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people." Lee Iacocca
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"The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being." Lee Iacocca
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"People want economy and they will pay any price to get it." Lee Iacocca
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"The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen." Lee Iacocca
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"Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss." Lee Iacocca
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"Why is our free-enterprise system so strong?- Not because it stands still, frozen in the past, but because it has always adapted to changing realities" Lee Iacocca
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"In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive." Lee Iacocca
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"Talk to people in their own language. If you do it well, they'll say, 'God, he said exactly what I was thinking.' And when they begin to respect you, they'll follow you to the death." Lee Iacocca
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"Every business and every product has risks. You can't get around it." Lee Iacocca
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"In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product and profits. Unless you've got a good team, you can't do much with the other two." Lee Iacocca
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"People say to me, ''You were a roaring success. How did you do it?'' I go back to what my parents taught me. Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make something happen." Lee Iacocca
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"The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better." Lee Iacocca
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"Every little kid wants to grow up to be a cowboy, and I did." Lee Iacocca
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"The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen." Lee Iacocca
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"Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen." Lee Iacocca
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"I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way" Lee Iacocca
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"I've always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team" Lee Iacocca
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"In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else." Lee Iacocca
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"If you want to make good use of your time, you've got to know what's most important and then give it all you've got." Lee Iacocca
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"When the product is right, you don't have to be a great marketer." Lee Iacocca
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