Control your time. If you're working off your in-box, you're working off the priorities of others. Be sure the staff is working on what you move to them from the President, or the President will be reacting, not leading.
Quote by Donald Rumsfeld
You will launch many projects, but have time to finish only a few. So think,...
Don't blame the boss. He has enough problems.
Remember where you came from.
Reduce the layers of management. They put distance between the top of an organization and...
Reduce the number of lawyers. They are like beavers - they get in the middle...
Move decisions out to the Cabinet and agencies. Strengthen them by moving responsibility, authority, and...
When asked for your views, by the press or others, remember that what they really...
Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often focus on how much money or effort...
I don't do quagmires.
Preserve the President's options. He may need them.
Members of the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate are not there by accident. Each...
You're thinking of Eurpoe as Germany and France. I don't. I think that's old Europe.
In politics, every day is filled with numerous opportunities for serious error. Enjoy it.
Strive to make proposed solutions as self-executing as possible. As the degree of discretion increases,...
If a person with a rural accent says 'I don't know much about politics,' zip...
The Secretary of Defense is not a super General or Admiral. His task is to...
Politics is human beings; it's addition rather than subtraction.
PRESIDENCY, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics.
We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.
Politics is the art of postponing decisions until they are no longer relevant.