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Telephones are a virtual necessity - not a luxury - and the revenues collected by this tax flow into the general fund. But this once temporary tax remains and costs American taxpayers, our small businesses and families almost $6 billion dollars a year.
Even though the Koch brothers' businesses put 4.4 million people at risk with pollutants, the Kochs have poured millions into lobbyists' coffers and political contributions to ensure their bottom line stays unchanged by the most basic safety precaution.
Resources businesses must contribute to sustainable development if we are to continue to have access to resources.
I'm making a case against how money managers are handling customers' money. The objective of the customer is not being met if the fund managers are diversifying their assets into hundreds of businesses. If they do this, they are typically performing close to the indexes. But that's not the way wealth is created.
It's easy: if you want to grow the economy, encourage job creation, and increase federal revenue, you support making bonus depreciation permanent. Permanency gives job creators the certainty they need to plan and invest in their businesses, including hiring employees.
I don't have any great ambition to go out and make money. But I am still fascinated in starting up businesses and starting it in a way and running in a way that I want to do it.
Women need to be in key operational roles where they run businesses in the organization. Sometimes when organizations focus on leadership diversity, they're mostly in areas like HR or non-operating line functions.
Cities may now bulldoze private citizens' homes, farms and small businesses to make way for shopping malls or other developments.
Businesses fail when they over-invest in what is at the expense of what could be.
True disruption means threatening your existing product line and your past investments. Breakthrough products disrupt current lines of businesses.
When I was minister of sport in Brazil, I tried to bring in a law that would make the chairmen of clubs reveal their accounts like other businesses. It was turned down, but I think it is an important story that will make a good film.
I feel that for the first time in a long time, educated Pakistanis are returning to their country to start up educational projects, to start up businesses, so instead of the brain-drain that happened in the 1950s and 1960s, the country is growing and improving economically.
The minimum wage was due for an increase, but it was important that we offset its cost to small businesses.
J. D. Hayworth
Reforming the way the state works with businesses and providing incentives for employers will help preserve and create new jobs in Massachusetts.
Consulting offered me an opportunity to see a lot of different businesses in different regions of the world, to see how textiles were being affected by foreign competition, how technology was changing.
Obamacare won't just bankrupt the country. It may bankrupt small businesses. It may bankrupt individuals.
Nationalizing businesses, nationalizing banks, is not a solution for the democratic party, it's the objective.
Don't let anybody tell you it's corporations and businesses create jobs. You know that old theory, 'trickle-down economics.' That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly.
Prune - prune businesses, products, activities, people. Do it annually.
I strive never to forget the real world consequences of my decisions on individuals, businesses and government.
At the end of drama school, I made a contract with myself: I'd try acting for five years. I was 26. I had already spent eight years working in restaurants and gas stations. So I had seen enough small businesses to understand that that's what acting is: a small business.
Consequently, a young business often grows by large percentages. Mature businesses rarely do.
Roy H. Williams
My goal is to embrace the people, the 'natural resources' of Israel, and to build businesses with the creative Israelis.
I think women should band together to get us more respect in all the businesses that we're in because, you know, if we turn 40, we're nothing and nobody. We all should band together and just say we're not gonna go down like that.
Mary J. Blige
Developing countries often have hypertrophied bureaucracies, requiring businesses to deal with enormous amounts of red tape.
I hate phones. All businesses are personal businesses, and I always try my best to get back to people, but sometimes the barrage of calls is so enormous that if I just answered calls I would do nothing else.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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