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Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
As an instructor, you must be able to distinguish between poor performance caused by lack of ability or aptitude on the part of the student and poor performance caused by lack of effort. You should treat the first with patience and the latter with firmness. You must never apply sarcasm and ridicule.Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 5 On training in Jeet Kune Do
I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises - but only performance is reality.
In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it. But from time to time, in history, men are born a whole age too soon.
It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
A hedge fund manager whose clients demand monthly performance reports has different needs than any individual investors with a 20-year time horizon. The needs of that long-term investor differ markedly from someone who is retiring in three years.
American basketball coach 1945-
A particular shot or way of moving the ball can be a player's personal signature, but efficiency of performance is what wins the game for the team.
Hungarian-American actor 1882-1956
A screen actor is compensated in the knowledge that millions will see his performance at one time, where only hundreds will see it on the stage.
American screen and stage actor 1899-1957
All you owe the public is a good performance.
American art criticus, writer 1906-1978
America is the civilization of people engaged in transforming themselves. In the past, the stars of the performance were the pioneer and the immigrant. Today, it is youth and the Black.
William Dean Howells
American writer, criticus 1837-1920
An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
An author who gives a manager or publisher any rights in his work except those immediately and specifically required for its publication or performance is for business purposes an imbecile.
Any Wall Street advertising that does not go into the boring details of methodology is most likely to be pushing past performance.
Asset managers have different approaches, and I don't wish to suggest there is only one way to run money. There are many ways one can attempt to reduce risk, improve performance, lower drawdowns and reduce volatility.
English poet and playwright 1631-1700
Be slow to resolve, but quick in performance.
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