Victor Kiam Quotes



Best 16 Quotes by Victor Kiam

“An entrepreneur assumes the risk and is dedicated and committed to the success of whatever he or she undertakes.”

“Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.”

“I believe one of the most important priorities is to do whatever we do as well as we can.”

“I liked the shaver so much, I bought the company.”

“Never be associated with someone you can't be proud of, whether you work for him or he works for you.”

“Procrastination is opportunity's assassin.”

“The closer you get to your ultimate customer, the more you learn about your business.”

“Though negotiations are a rough game, you should never allow them to become a dirty game. Once you've agreed to a deal, don't back out of it unless the other party fails to deliver as promised. Your handshake is your bond. As far as I'm concerned, a handshake is worth more than a signed contract. As an entrepreneur, a reputation for integrity is your most valuable commodity. If you try to put something over on someone, it will come back to haunt you.”

“What's really important in life? Sitting on a beach? Looking at television eight hours a day? I think we have to appreciate that we're alive for only a limited period of time, and we'll spend most of our lives working.”

“You can hype a questionable product for a little while, but you'll never build an enduring business.”

“You can only govern men by serving them. The rule is without exception.”

Going for It! Quotes

“A negotiator should observe everything. You must be part Sherlock Holmes, part Sigmund Freud.”

Going for It!

“Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets.”

Going for It!

“Information is a negotiator's greatest weapon.”

Going for It!

“You should think of your customers as partners, or better still, family.”

Going for It!

Management Quotes

“In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running; if you stand still, they will swallow you.”

Management

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