About Jeffrey Lopez-stuit

I'm a guy. I do stuff.

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  • Jeffrey shared from Billy, Alfred, and General Motors: The Story of Two Unique Men, a Legendary Company, and a Remarkable Time in American History by William Pelfrey
    Each successive deal to add new outposts to his General Motors empire only made Durant more frantic to pull off the next one, and each failed deal only added to the fervor. In a period of just eighteen months, from General Motors' creation in September 1908 through the summer of 1910, he attained full or majority control of at least one new manufacturing or component supplier every thirty days. Bankers and brokerage houses alike scoffed at both his methods and his sanity, but he had no time to worry about them. He operated like a man on a holy mission, with absolute confidence and unrelenting...
  • Jeffrey shared from My Forty Years With Ford (Great Lakes Books Series) by Charles E. Sorensen
    “Unless you see a thing, you cannot simplify it. And unless you can simplify it, it’s a good sign you can’t make it.”
  • Jeffrey shared from My Forty Years With Ford (Great Lakes Books Series) by Charles E. Sorensen
    Today historians describe the part the Ford car played in the development of that era and in transforming American life. We see that now. But we didn’t see it then; we weren’t as smart as we have been credited with being. All that we were trying to do was to develop the Ford car.
  • Jeffrey shared from The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century (Vintage) by Steven Watts
    Charles Sorensen told a story of how, on a Monday after Easter, when many of the men were missing from the factory after too much celebrating over the holiday, several managers were upset that production schedules would fall behind. Ford walked up when they were complaining, listened, and said, “Well, that is an easy thing to fix.” Flabbergasted, Sorensen asked for his magical solution. Ford replied, “Well, go ahead and make some more men for these jobs.”
  • Jeffrey shared from The Sufi Book of Life: 99 Pathways of the Heart for the Modern Dervish by Neil Douglas-Klotz
    Your heart is the browser. The pathways are the search engine. The universe is the real Internet. And there are many addresses to the Beloved, whose server is always online.
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