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«Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.»
«If those in charge of our society - politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television - can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves.»
Author: Howard Zinn
, Political activist
, Executive power
, in charge
, The Streets
«Good executives never put off until tomorrow what they can get someone else to do today.»
«Executives are hired for their technical skills and experience but fired due to a lack of leadership ability.»
«If the Barons of Bad Taste known as network executives believe in chastity as an anti-AIDS measure, it doesn't show on the soaps, night or day.»
«Executives are like joggers. If you stop a jogger, he goes on running on the spot. If you drag an executive away from his business, he goes on running on the spot, pawing the ground, talking business. He never stops hurtling onwards, making decisions and executing them.»
Author: Jean Baudrillard
, on the spot
, The Spot
«I have learned to respect ideas, wherever they come from. Often they come from clients. Account executives often have big creative ideas, regardless of what some writers think.»
«Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles oh, damn their measured merriment.»
«I notice increasing reluctance on the part of marketing executives to use judgment; they are coming to rely too much on research, and they use it as a drunkard uses a lamp post for support, rather than for illumination.»
Author: David Ogilvy
«Everything requires time. It is the only truly universal condition. All work takes place in time and uses up time. Yet most people take for granted this unique, irreplaceable, and necessary resource. Nothing else, perhaps, distinguishes effective executives as much as their tender loving care of time.»