Entry in progress—B.P.
8 March 1896, Syracuse (NY) Standard, pg. 7, col. 3:
The easiest way to make money is by saving it.
(Butler & Johnson—ed.)
4 September 1896, Daily Kennebec Journal (kennebec, ME), pg. 5, col. 1 as:
The easiest way to make money is to save it.
Winning with Deception and Bluff
By Sydney Charles Schweitzer
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
A vanishing breed in today’s managerial community; the type who adorns the walls of his office with such gems of sophistication as “The best way to make money is to stop losing it.”
A Geography of Public Relations Trends:
Selected proceedings of the 10th Public Relations World Congress “Between People and Power”, Amsterdam 3-7 June 1985
Edited by E. Denig and Anne van der Meiden
Dordrecht; Boston, MA: M. Nijhoff : Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Academic Publishers
The easiest way to make money is to stop losing it.
The Naked Manager:
Games Executives Play
By Robert Heller
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill
The Tenth Truth, however, is that the easiest way of making money is to stop losing it.
Google News Archive
5 September 1990, Sumter (SC) Item, “Andy Capp” comic strip, pg. 8C, col. 1:
“THE EASIEST WAY TO MAKE MONEY IS TO STOP LOSING IT.”
(Spoken by a wife to her husband, who is reading a racing publication—ed.)
Google News Archive
22 November 1994, Bowling Green (KY) Daily News, Ann Landers column, pg. 8A, col. 2:
Gem of the Day: The easiest way to make money is to stop losing it.
What Management Is:
How it works and why it’s everyone’s business
By Joan Magretta, Nan Dundes Stone
New York, NY: The Free Press
Aware that the fastest way to make money is to stop losing it, Brenneman “sat the scheduling team down and started asking questions.”
Looking Tall by Standing Next to Short People: & Other Techniques for Managing a Law Firm
By H. Edward Wesemann
One of the first rules of business states that the easiest way to make money is to stop losing it.
New York (NY) Times
Can You Pass a C.E.O. Test?
Published: March 13, 2009
Corner Office, a new Sunday Business feature, offers highlights from conversations about leadership and management. This interview with Greg Brenneman, chairman of CCMP Capital, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.
For example, when Gordon (Bethune) and I took over Continental, the first thing we did was we sat down at his dining room table, and I just had out a notepad and we started drinking wine, and we switched to Scotch, and we just started to endeavor to write down everything that was brain-dead about the airline, everything that was wrong.
And that ultimately, very quickly, within a week or less, got put into a plan called the Go Forward Plan, which was a market plan called Fly to Win, a financial plan called Fund the Future, a product plan called Make Reliability a Reality, and a people plan called Working Together. And it all went on one page, and even underneath each of those items it was all just stuff that was very easy to understand, like: “The fastest way to make money is to stop doing things that lose it.” And so we stopped flying to places that lost money.
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