Last quote by Tilman Fertitta
Tilman Fertitta quotes
That's what makes our company unique is the longevity of the people. Of all my accomplishments, I would say that's my biggest.
Make a mistake. It's fine. Learn from it and move on.
When you get your business going, you have got to know if you are really making money or not.
It's not easy for anybody. Unless you happen to be a tech baby and you happen to go to work for the right company and you get a bunch of options and you wake up and you are worth $100 million. But I had to do it the hard way, with sticks and bricks. It's just hard. But don't give up. You are going to hit roadblocks. Man, if I got discouraged and quit, I would just be working for somebody today. Don't ever quit.
I think you are born with the business gene.
Make sure you have liquidity, even if it takes a little longer to start your business because what happens is that everybody runs out of money.
If you don't change, you will get run over. Not passed by, run over. I don't care if you totally redid a concept five years earlier. If things change, you have to change it again.
If you are a financial person, then get a sales and marketing person or an operations person. Where people make their mistake, they go get into business with their best friend.
I will never forget that $6,000 loan that I borrowed. That's where it all began.
I have been really good at growing people from within. Very few people come from the outside.
You have got to be a leader. The people working for you have got to know they are working for the best leader.
I always ask candidates two things. How many times have you been fired?' And, Do you watch your clock when it's time to go? Do you look at your phone? Do you look at your watch?
When you have to stay late, you stay late, and when you don't have to stay late, you go home.