S:0074 Top 10 List: The Top 10 Business Maxims

1. Never stop learning.

2. Never accept that there isn’t a better way to do things.

3. Practice management by wandering around; stay close to your people.

4. Show every person respect; encourage the sharing of ideas.

5. Practice excellence in everything you do.

6. Never compromise your integrity. Deliver on your promises.

7. Feel good about yourself.

8. Learn that you don’t have to win every issue; compromise is often necessary in every area except for point number six above.

9. Learn to balance your life between work, home and social responsibilities.

10. Listen very carefully.

This Top 10 List was originally submitted by Keith R. Herrmann, Director of Finance, Exide Electronics, who can be reached at herrmann@email.exide.com.

 

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