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Article in The Times

The Times article featuring the 'Hows Mine Doing? 2011' report

"According to Opus Executive Partners, an executive head-hunting agency, there is a direct correlation between share-price performance and adherence to the UK Code of Corporate Governance."

By : News International

Date : September 2011

Strong, deeply rooted desire is the starting point of all achievement.

—Napoleon Hill

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

—Charles Darwin

The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

—Walt Disney

Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit.

—Vince Lombardi

The expert in battle seeks his victory from strategic advantage.

—Sun Tzu

What the ancients called a clever fighter is one who not only wins, but excels in winning with ease.

—Sun Tzu

It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime.

—Michael Eisner

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.

—Vince Lombardi

Don't let anyone say you can't do it.

—John Ilhan

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

—Albert Einstein

Doing a job badly and then getting someone in to sort it out can be much more expensive than getting someone in to do the job properly in the first place.

—Sarah Beeny

The only question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve success?

—Larry Flynt

In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfil your potential... it's no different in the financial realm.

—Suze Orman

Everyone experiences tough times, it is a measure of your determination and dedication how you deal with them and how you can come through them.

—Lakshmi Mittal

Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.

—Peter Drucker

The most important adage and the only adage is, the customer comes first, whatever the business, the customer comes first.

—Kerry Stokes

When I'm under the gun and I've got pressure on me, I don't panic. I look for the right solution, and then I go for it.

—Magic Johnson

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.

—Ralph Lauren

Success is not for the timid. It is for those who seek guidance, make decisions, and take decisive action.

—Jose Silva

You are surrounded by simple, obvious solutions that can dramatically increase your income, power, influence and success.

—Jay Abraham

Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present.

—Rudy Giuliani

You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety.

—Abraham Maslow

When you confront a problem you begin to solve it.

—Rudy Giuliani

Failure is a word I don't accept.

—John H Johnson

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.

—John F Kennedy

If we are together nothing is impossible. If we are divided all will fail.

—Winston Churchill

Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.

—Peter Drucker

Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will be judged by only one thing. the result.

—Vince Lombardi