There are only two qualities in the world: efficiency and inefficiency, and only two sorts of people: the efficient and the inefficient.
It is more than probable that the average man could, with no injury to his health, increase his efficiency fifty percent.
The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.
Today any successful and competent businessman will employ the latest and best-tested methods in production, distribution, and administration, and many are discovering that one of the greatest of all efficiency methods is prayer power.
Practical efficiency is common, and lofty idealism is not uncommon; it is the combination that is necessary, and that combination is rare.
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
While you can think in terms of efficiency in dealing with time, a principle-centered person thinks in terms of effectiveness in dealing with people.
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to and efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
While there is no correct way to make a work of art, there are efficient means and tried and true practices. One should not be ignorant of these guidelines. Painting is an old craft, and there is no need to reinvent the wheel.
The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained.
The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.
Don't manage what you can systemize or, better yet, eliminate.
Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the unnecessary three times as fast.
Disorganization can scarcely fail to result in efficiency.
You cannot increase the quality or quantity of your achievement or performance except to the degree in which you increase your ability to use your time effectively.
The fleet is currently concentrating on drafting and implementing plans to raise its combat efficiency.
The general proposition is that the resources that will be utilized are the ones that contribute most to the overall efficiency of the production system. The third parameter has to do with our commercial world, our search for profits.
For the skeptic there remains only one consolation: if there should be such a thing as superhuman law it is administered with subhuman inefficiency.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.
Hurry is the mark of a weak mind, dispatch of a strong one.
Organizations cannot make a genius out of an incompetent. On the other hand, disorganization can scarcely fail to result in efficiency.
The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency.
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