Top 10 Quotes by Mark McCormack

Mark McCormack

Short-term can be terminal.

Mark McCormack
I was just leading out J.J. and Page, but we opened up a gap.
Mark McCormack

If you aren't afraid to fail, then you probably don't care enough about success.

Mark McCormack
We took it early with seven to go. I tried my best to stay out of the wind until the end.
Mark McCormack

I'm about as concerned as Jack would be if he read that I was practicing to compete in the Masters

Mark McCormack
We thought the lawsuit was pretty frivolous.
Mark McCormack

Today, if someone showed me a five-year plan, I'd toss out the pages detailing Years Three, Four and Five as pure fantasy Anyone who thinks he or she can evaluate business conditions five years from now, flunks.

Mark McCormack
Every discussion in a meeting has a diminishing curve of interest. The longer the discussion goes on, the fewer people will be interested in it.
Mark McCormack

If new ideas are the lifeblood of any thriving organisation-and, trust me, they are-managers must learn to revere, not merely tolerate, the people who come up with those ideas.

Mark McCormack
It's always a tricky race to call with the tactics, ... This race has been different every year. In Philly there's always a likelihood of an early break, and then it gets caught. It's pretty typical. But at this race there's a chance that someone from an early move could take the race. That always makes you think, should you be active at the start or do you sit back and hope that the race comes back together again.