“Sports and other forms of vigorous physical activity provide educational experience which cannot be duplicated in the classroom. They are an uncompromising laboratory in which we must htink and act quickly and efficiently under pressure and then force us to meet our own inadequacies face to face - and do something about them - as nothing else does.
In any athletic activity we are thrown upon our own resources to succeed or fail in the face of a strong and immediate challenge. Sports resemble life in a capsule form and the participant quickly learns that his preformance depends upon the development of strength, stammina, self-discipline and a sure and study judgement.”
“Before, we were all duplicating our efforts, reinventing the wheel. Broker training - we were each doing that. Our relocation specialists - we each had one. Why were we doing that? As we got further into it, we decided we were too shortsighted. What we needed was a single company.”