26 Total Quotes

Jimmy Johnson Quotes

Give people enough guidance to make the decisions you want them to make. Don't tell them what to do, but encourage them to do what is best.
Jimmy Johnson
#American Coach Quotes #Guidance

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Jimmy Johnson
#American Coach Quotes #Quote of the Day #Motivational

They need to work on their Internet strategy. So far, their design has gotten them through, but they need to think about whether to bundle ISP [Internet service] with their computers, as [direct seller] Gateway has done.
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#Design

He is tremendous with these young people. He gets great participation. He really has the kids' respect. From a yacht club standpoint, we like to support things that are boat-related to encourage the next generation of boaters.
Jimmy Johnson
#Kids

Do you want to be safe and good, or do you want to take a chance and be great?
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#American Coach Quotes

An objective truth and individual reason are feared above all
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#Reason

Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a person as if he were where he could be and should be, and he will become what he could be and should be.
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#American Coach Quotes

Give your people the feeling that if THEY don't do the job, it won't get done. Also let them know that when they accomplish something, they will share in the accolades.
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#People

The only thing worse than a coach or CEO who doesn't care about his people is one who pretends to care. People can spot a phony every time.
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#People #American Coach Quotes

There's no scientific basis or reason for putting it in there, ... I don't think it should have been included.
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#Reason

If it brings more business down here I think it would be great.
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#Business

Defensively they actually have picked it up a little up, ... I think they have made some improvement defensively. But offensively, you just can't turn the ball over like they have. You turn the ball over with a struggling team and you have a loss there.
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#Improvement

I found most of the Disney executives to be less than forthcoming,
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#Disney

It helps to have something immediately accessible, ... Getting documentation immediately available online is very appealing to a lot of people.
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#People

I can't confirm any rumors. I'm happy doing what I'm doing. I have no interest in going back to coaching.
Jimmy Johnson
#American Coach Quotes #Interest

It's more of a realistic market, which ties in with the national vibe of people buying hybrids not hummers. The euphoria is gone.
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#People

I'd hate to be the coach that sits him down.
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#Hate

An objective truth and individual reason are feared above all.
Jimmy Johnson
#American Coach Quotes

Military leaders aren't made. They are born. To be a good leader, you have to have something in your character to cause people to follow you.
Jimmy Johnson
#American Coach Quotes

Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as he could be, and he will become what he should be.
Jimmy Johnson
#American Coach Quotes

Two to three years down the road, other companies not on a model like Dell's will be in trouble.
Jimmy Johnson
#American Coach Quotes