Manager Quotes

"If you spend your life with your nose t...

"If you spend your life with your nose to the grindstone eventually you'll look up and see the world moved on" ~My drunk manager
📅︎ Jan 11
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“When life gives you lemons, don’t make lemonade. Make life take the lemons back! Get mad! ...

“When life gives you lemons, don’t make lemonade. Make life take the lemons back! Get mad! I don’t want your damn lemons, what the hell am I supposed to do with these? Demand to see life’s manager! Make life rue the day it thought it could give Cave Johnson lemons! —Cave Johnson
📅︎ Jan 07
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“Often, bumpy roads lead to beautiful places ...” ...

“Often, bumpy roads lead to beautiful places ...” -- Dave Martinez (Manager, Washington Nationals, upon winning the 2019 National League Championship pennant)
📅︎ Nov 01
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“People and their managers are so busy worrying ab...

“People and their managers are so busy worrying about doing things right, that they hardly have time to worry about doing the right things.” - Stephen Covey
📅︎ Mar 24
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"We don't want intelligence inte...

"We don't want intelligence interfering in our politics" - Kelly Anne Conway, Trump's campaign manager
📅︎ Dec 13
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"No greater damage could be done to our economy or to our society than to attempt to 'profes...

"No greater damage could be done to our economy or to our society than to attempt to 'professionalize' management by 'licensing' managers, for instance, or by limiting access to management to people with a special academic degree." --Peter Drucker, The Practice of Management, 1954.
📅︎ Jan 29
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"Sexual abuse and violence is a human rig...

"Sexual abuse and violence is a human rights issue not a gender issue." - Ken Clearwater, Manager of Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse
📅︎ Dec 13
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“The manager does things ...

“The manager does things right; the leader does the right thing.” -- Warren Bennis,
📅︎ Apr 04
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Our people are fantastically skilled, but they're human, and no human is going t...

Our people are fantastically skilled, but they're human, and no human is going to produce the same quality of work at the end of a shift as they do at the beginning.—Steve Pykett, Manufacturing manager, Rolls-Royce Advanced Blade Casting Facility
📅︎ Sep 12
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“When you’re a manager, you work fo...

“When you’re a manager, you work for your company. When you’re a leader, your company works for you.” "Stan Slap"
📅︎ Apr 03
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"Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If...

"Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive." Brian Clough 1935-2004 English Soccer Manager
📅︎ Jul 27
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"A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerf...

"A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude."
📅︎ Apr 03
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"The number-one job of the hedge-fund manager is not to ...

"The number-one job of the hedge-fund manager is not to make sure that you can retire with a smile on your face - it's for him to retire with a smile on his face." Mark Cuban
📅︎ Sep 07
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“After one look at this planet any vis...

“After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say 'I want to see the manager.” ― William S. Burroughs
📅︎ Mar 11
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"If you had a manager that talked to you the way you talked to you, you'd quit. If you had ...

"If you had a manager that talked to you the way you talked to you, you'd quit. If you had a boss that wasted as much as your time as you do, they'd fire her. If an organization developed its employees as poorly as you are developing yourself, it would soon go under." - Seth Godin
📅︎ Jul 13
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The pine that is harvested today is much softer than ...

The pine that is harvested today is much softer than what was harvested 200 years ago.—Sarita M. Herman, University of Virginia historic preservation project manager
📅︎ Jun 27
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