In the IT industry although the culture and ethos make the perfect team and along with technical skills would eventually make the best products, but former is less considered, specially in documents written by technical people.
Here are some of my favorites:
- Automate all the things!
- Happiness is productivity is happiness — at least for people who care about what they do
- Leadership is not appointed/given, it is earned
And my favorite of the all is:
Pay them as much as you would pay them to keep them from leaving for a higher-paying job