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591 Motivational Quotes About Bad Supervisors (2023)

1. “If you’re a boss, and not a leader, your time is limited. ” ― T. F. Hodge


2. “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.”


3. “Don’t blame the boss. He has enough problems.”


4. “Real work is completed in silence and strikes a chord in the minds of only a very few. ”


5. “This is the only country in the world where today’s employee, is tomorrow’s employer.” – Marco Rubio


6. Cannot provide constructive criticism


7. “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.”


8. “A bad boss can turn a good job into a prison sentence.”


9. “A baseball game is twice as much fun if you’re seeing it on the company’s time.” 


10. “The bottom line is, bad managers are bad for business, and they’re even worse for their employees. ” — Leah Arnold-Smeets


11. “You should have a life plan. But your life plan shouldn't be thrown off by having a really bad boss who doesn't like you. If your plan is so narrow that ...


12. “Never follow a follower who is following someone who has fallen. It’s why the whole world is falling apart. ” -Suzy Kassem


13.     “People don’t leave bad jobs; they leave bad bosses. ”


14. “If you’re the boss and your people fight you openly when they think that you are wrong – that’s healthy. ” — Robert Townsend


15. “There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.”


16. “My keyboard must be broken, I keep hitting the escape key, but I’m still at work.” 


17. “The beatings will continue until morale improves.”


18. “I have a photographic memory, but I always forget to bring the film.”


19. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. ” — Aristotle 


20. “Success is not achieved by winning all the time. Real success comes when we rise after we fall. ”


21. “The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm.”


22. This is how we’ve always done things


23. “Bosses push, leaders pull. Real leadership is servant leadership. ” — Dave Ramsey


24. “Having a bad boss isn’t your fault. Staying with one is. ” — Nora Denzel


25. “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” – Alexander the Great


26. “Seriously, how many places on this planet exist in which you get to say to your boss, ‘Sorry, but I’m leaving to climb a mountain, and I won’t have Wi-Fi or cell service for a week.’” – Brooke Baldwin


27. “A bad boss is someone who is always making you feel like you’re expendable. ” – anonymous


28.     “True leaders do not make choices with reference to the opinion of the majority. They make choices based on the opinion of the truth, and the truth can come from either the majority or the minority!” -Israelmore Ayivor


29. “A boss says ‘go and make sure you do it’; a leader says, ‘let’s go and make it happen. ’ Bosses control people; leaders involve them. ” ― Israelmore Ayivor


30. “You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.” – Jeanette Rankin


31. “The bad leaders are the ones that push hard so they can gain, who browbeat us so that they can receive the benefit of our hard work, not so we can enjoy the success. ” — Simon Sinek


32. “The boss Snowball was a tyrant whoprints up his own proclamations and threatens his own henchmen with death or exile.”


33. “Everyone has a boss, and a business owner’s boss is the customer. ” ― Sabrina Newby


34. “A boss oversteps the boundaries of good taste and the implied condition of good faith in an employment agreement whenever they demand that their subordinates assist them resolve their personal as opposed to professional problems. ” ― Kilroy J. Oldster


35. “Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world. ”


36. “You can be your own boss. ” ― Sunday Adelaja


37. “The real achiever do one thing at a time. ”


38.   “While some communities are chasing visions out, others are chasing one another away. While some leaders love breaking records, others love breaking constructed buildings. Good leaders deserve golden trophies while a gas cylinder is ok for the bad ones. ” -Israelmore Ayivor


39. “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.” – Andrew Carnegie


40. “A good leader always accepts the blame and distributes the reward. ” ― Amit Kalantri


41. Lack of decision-making abilities


42. “If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn’t have tenure.”


43. “If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.” – Theodore Roosevelt


44. “You can be the most productive and most effective, but politics show up as ego, jealousy, and sabotage from bosses who can’t perform. ” — Richie Norton


45. “Bad bosses are like a box of chocolates…you never know what you’re going to get, but it’s probably going to be disappointing.”


46. “My idea of management is that what your job is as the boss is to find really good people and empower them and leave them alone. ” ― Ruth Reichl


47. “A bad boss is like a terrible coach – they’re more interested in winning at all costs than developing their team.”


48. “Be a leader with a ladder, not a boss with an order. ” ― Debasish Mridha MD


49. “A true leader is a person whose influence inspires people to do what is expected of them to do. You cease to be a leader when you manipulate with your egos instead of convincing by your inspirations. ” ― Israelmore Ayivor


50. “Unless you accept anyone to be your boss, no man can be your boss.”


51. “It doesn’t matter what your boss thinks as long as he doesn’t cry. ” ― Gerry Geek


52. “A bad boss is someone who never has time for you. ” – anonymous


53. “Bosses care to be in charge, leaders try to take care of those in their charge. ” ― Amit Kalantri


54. “If you have to remind people you’re the boss, I don’t think you’re going to be a very effective leader. ” ― Paul DePodesta


55. “All women should have the ability to get ahead with hard work, be treated fairly in the workplace, and live free from fear.” – Conner Eldridge


56. I’m disappointed in you


57. “The truth is that bosses…don’t matter as much as most of us believe. They typically account for less than 15 percent of the gap between good and bad organizational performance, although they often get over 50 percent of the blame and credit. ” ― Robert I. Sutton


58. “I always believe that ultimately, if people are paying attention, then we get good government and good leadership. And when we get lazy, as a democracy, and civically start taking shortcuts, then it results in bad government and politics. ” – Barack Obama


59. “We pretend to work because they pretend to pay us.”


60. “A good boss asks what part she could have played in the problem. And then she asks herself what she can do better next time. ” ~ Lisi Harrison


61. “I am not bossy, I am the boss. ” — Beyonce Knowles


62. “Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.”


63. “Companies used to be able to function with autocratic bosses. We don’t live in that world anymore. ” — Rosabeth Moss Kanter


64. “In the past, a leader was a boss. Today’s leaders must be partners with their people… they no longer can lead solely based on positional power. ” ― Ken Blanchard


65. “I used to think my boss was a clown. Now I realize they’re the entire circus.”


66. “The Peter Principle: where mediocrity meets promotion.”


67. “I didn’t say it was your fault. I said I was going to blame it on you.”


68. “Micromanagement is like a game of Jenga: one wrong move and everything falls apart.”


69.  "What you allow is what will continue. — Hugh Raye


70. “I’m not lazy, I’m energy-efficient.”


71. “Accomplishing the impossible means only the boss will add it to your regular duties.”


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73. “The culture of a workplace – an organization’s values, norms and practices – has a huge impact on our happiness and success.” – Adam Grant


74. “A bad boss is someone who is always taking credit for your work. ” – anonymous


75. “The best bosses break down problems into bite-sized pieces and talk and act like each little task is something that people can complete without great difficulty. ” ― Robert I. Sutton


76. “I never forget a face, but in your case, I’ll make an exception.”


77. “Micromanagers think they’re conducting a symphony, but they’re really just making noise.”


78. “Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.” – Anais Nin


79. “By working eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.”


80. “There are good leaders who actively guide and bad leaders who actively misguide” – Shiv Khera


81. “No man goes before his time – unless the boss leaves early.” – Groucho Marx


82. “Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team. ” – John C. Maxwell


83. “The truth is that stress doesn’t come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about these circumstances.” – Andrew J. Bernstein


84. “Overbearing leaders are like a dark cloud that follows you everywhere you go.”


85. “The rise and fall of bad leaders: a comedic tragedy.”


86. “If only micromanaging was an Olympic sport, our boss would win gold.”


87. “A bad boss is someone who is never happy with your work. ” – anonymous


88. Be gentle with yourself, you’re doing the best you can.  — Helen Hywater


89. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. — Steve Jobs


90. “Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so. ” ― Robert Frost


91. “If A equals success, then the formula is A = X + Y + Z. Where X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut. ” — Albert Einstein


92. “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.” – Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt


93.     “Great and pure thoughts cannot be deposited in minds accumulated with rubbish. ” -Michael Bassey Johnson


94. “Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led. ” — Stephen Covey


95. Find common ground – try to find things that you both enjoy or have in common


96. “I have to go. Boss has this weird idea that I should actually work while he’s paying me. ” ― Laurie Halse Anderson


97. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. ” — Steve Jobs


98. “When the wrong person gets the right job: a recipe for laughs.”


99. “A workplace that encourages self-awareness is an environment where the most productive, curious, and innovative people thrive.” – Neil Blumenthal


100. “A true leader leads by example, not by force.”


101. “I didn’t say it was your fault. I said I was going to blame it on you. ” — Ashleigh Brilliant


102. “People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything. ” — Thomas Sowell


103. “The leader’s Attitude is like a thermostat for the place she works” – John C. Maxwell


104. “A leader is admired, a boss is feared.” – Vicente del Bosque


105. “As long as my boss pretends that my salary is high, I’ll pretend that I have much work to do.”


106. “Show me someone without an ego, and I’ll show you a loser – having a healthy ego, or high opinion of yourself, is a real positive in life!”


107. “Having a bad boss isn't your fault. Staying with one is. ” — Nora Denzel · 5. “Every leader is a boss, but every boss is not a leader. ” — Amit 


108. “If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. ”


109. “A good leader is like a coach – they push you to be your best and celebrate your wins.”


110. “Life’s about dealing with adversity and solving problems.” – Julian Edelman


111. Make sure you’re dealing with a “bad boss” – try to identify your boss’ motivation. Is it simply a personality clash, or are there underlying problems that you can address?


112. “We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.” – W. H. Auden


113. “There is nothing that belief plus a burning desire cannot make real. ”


114. “The best comedy comes from bad leadership.”


115. “People don’t leave bad jobs, they leave bad bosses.”


116. “I’m not used to having a boss. I’m the boss. I don’t need the money. I’m filthy f… rich!” — Kimora Lee Simmons


117. “A bad boss is someone who is always making you feel like you’re not good enough. ” – anonymous


118. “Teamwork is important. It helps you blame someone else.”


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120. Don’t let it affect your work – try to stay one step ahead and set boundaries


121. “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.”


122. “Don’t tell me how to do my job. I don’t come to your workplace and tell you how to sweep up.” – Billy Connolly


123. “A leader is admired, a boss is feared.“


124. “A bad boss is someone who is always making you do things you don’t want to do. ” – anonymous


125. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” – Bill Bradley


126. “No difficulty can discourage, no obstacle dismay, no trouble dishearten the man who has acquired the art of being alive. Difficulties are but dares of fate, obstacles but hurdles to try his skill, troubles but bitter tonics to give him strength; and he rises higher and looms greater after each encounter with adversity.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox


127.   “No one will protect what they don’t care about, and no one will care about what they have never experienced. ” -David Attenborough


128. “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.” – H.E. Luccock


129. “Dear Boss! Don’t be a boss-hole. ” ― Vikrmn


130. “I hate it when people call themselves ‘entrepreneurs’ when what they’re really trying to do is launch a startup and then sell of go public, so they can cash in and move on. They’re unwilling to do the work it takes to build a real company, which is the hardest work in business. ”


131. “A bad leader is like a nightmare you can’t wake up from – they haunt you even when you’re not at work.”


132. “In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way. ” — Tina Fey


133. “I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be. “ — Al. E Gater


134. “People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.”


135. “The biggest boss has the clearest desk.” – John Cho


136. “In the workplace, we’re taught to worry about what happens if we don’t have full, complete knowledge of every detail. But if you create a culture and an environment that rewards people for taking risks, even if they don’t succeed, you can start changing behavior.” – Reshma Saujani


137. “The best way to deal with a micromanager is to agree with everything they say, then do the opposite.”


138. “Danger is very real but fear is a choice. ”


139. “The laughter of employees is the sound of bad leadership.”


140. “With power comes the abuse of power. And where there are bosses, there are crazy bosses. It’s nothing new. ” — Judd Rose


141. “A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability than they think they have so that they consistently do better work than they thought they could. ” — Charles Erwin Wilson


142. “More than half of people who leave their jobs do so because of their relationship with their boss. Smart companies make certain their managers know how to balance being professional with being human. These are the bosses who celebrate an employee’s success, empathize with those going through hard times, and challenge people, even when it hurts.” – Travis Bradberry


143. “I used to think I was indecisive, but now I’m not sure.”


144. “Employee loyalty begins with employer loyalty. Your employees should know that if they do the job they were hired to do with a reasonable amount of competence and efficiency, you will support them.” – Harvey Mackay


145. “You telling everyone what to do does not make you the boss. You doing everything you told yourself to do makes you the boss. ” ― Terry Crews


146. “Management is like a tree full of monkeys, all on different limbs at different levels. Some monkeys are climbing up, some are climbing down. The monkeys on top look down and see a tree full of smiling faces. The monkeys on the bottom look up and see nothing but assholes.”


147. There are so many people in leadership positions 


148. “You’ll never get rich by working for your boss. ” ― Felix Dennis


149. “Show respect even to people that don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours.“


150. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” – Warren Bennis


151. “When dealing with two-faced people, it is difficult to know which face is uglier, the real one or the manufactured one.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo


152. I don’t have to attend every argument I’m invited to. — Imma Hogg


153. “There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience; a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust.”


154. “I’m not sure if I’m actually productive or just good at pretending to be busy.”


155. “Threats from the street may be potentially lethal, but the threat from the "enemy within" is a far worse hazard to a law officers health and wellbeing.” 


156. “A bad boss is someone who is always belittling you. ” – anonymous


157. “A good boss is a person who can tolerate my complaints and still manage to say hello to me every day. ” — Byron Pusifer


158. “When you work for yourself, it’s a real bummer when you don’t like the boss!” ― Anthony T. Hincks


159. “I’m not arguing, I’m just passionately expressing my opinions.”


160. “The best leaders are like tea bags – they don’t reveal their true strength until they’re in hot water.”


161. “Every boss started as a worker. ” ― Moosa Rahat


162. “Working for an overbearing leader is like being stuck in a Groundhog Day loop of criticism and control.”


163. “Working for a micromanager is like trying to solve a puzzle with someone who keeps rearranging the pieces.”


164. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” – Mahatma Gandhi


165. “When everything is together – the band, me, the audience, it’s boss! It’s just like magic. ” — Janis Joplin


166. “A great leader is like a conductor, guiding the team to success with a symphony of strengths.”


167. “I haven’t really had too many bosses. Any bad boss I had probably was because I was a bad employee. ” — Jason Sudeikis


168. “I’m single, I’m enjoying life. Being a boss. Like all true bosses, one day you gotta give it up. ” — Rick Ross


169. “Every boss, if you are forgetting, is another human being made of bones and flesh and likes it when his ego gets stroked. ” ― Abhishek Ratna


170. “People don’t leave bad jobs, they leave bad bosses. ” — Unknown


171. “Being the boss of your own career, you get used to having veto power and getting what you want, or as close to what you want as you have mapped out. ” — Neko Case


172.   “Don’t let your ego get too close to your position so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn’t go with it. ” -Colin Powell


173. “My boss is like a GPS that won’t shut up, even when you know where you’re going.”


174. “The difference between a leader and a micromanager? One inspires, the other perspires.”


175. “The difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says, ‘Go!’ – a leader says, ‘Let’s go!” ― E. M. Kelly


176.   “Without a plan, even the most brilliant business can get lost. You need to have goals, create milestones, and have a strategy to set yourself up for success. ” -Yogi Berra


177. “Bad leaders believe their team works for them. Great leaders believe they work for their team. ” – Alexander den Heijer


178.     “A church leadership that cannot provide members with business ideas should stop demanding tithe from them. Plant greatness in the members and they pay greatly; Plant zero in them, and they pay in negatives!” -Israelmore Ayivor


179. “A bad boss is like a broken record – they keep repeating the same mistakes over and over again.”


180. “Do not think of knocking out another person’s brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago.” — Horace Mann


181. “Leadership skills? What leadership skills?”


182.     “Bad managers don’t listen to their employees because it makes them feel insecure when they find that employees are smarter than themselves. ”


183. “A good boss leads by example. A bad boss leads by fear.”


184. “Micromanagers are like helicopter parents, but for adults.”


185. “Real bliss is to have peace of mind. ”


186. “Promoting the incompetent: the ultimate comedy of errors.”


187. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller


188. “You can’t control other people’s behavior, but you can control your responses to it.“


189. “You were created on purpose for a purpose. There is a thirst and hunger in your heart that is real. Pay attention to it. ”


190. “A bad leader is like a bad comedian – their jokes are stale, and nobody’s laughing.”


191. “The difference between a good boss and a bad boss? A good boss is like a mentor, a bad boss is like a tormentor.”


192. “Things change that’s the way it is. ”


193. “As long as my boss pretends that my salary is high, I’ll pretend that I have much work to do. ” — Unknown


194.   “When you are too embarrassed to ask for help, that’s a little knock at your door saying “you’re insecure”!” -Jocko Willink


195. “I’m trying to be a nicer person, but everyone else is just so stupid.”


196. “There is only one boss: the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company, from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else. ” — Sam Walton


197. ”Be kind. Even on your bad days. ” — Brighton Early


198. “Micromanagement is like trying to catch a fish with your bare hands: it might work occasionally, but it’s not sustainable.”


199. “Don’t hire anyone you wouldn’t want to run into in the hallway at three in the morning. ” ― Tina Fey


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201. “More is lost in indecision than wrong decision. Indecision is the thief of opportunity. It will steal you blind. ” -Marcus Tullius Cicero


202. “Bad boss? Fire him/her. When you’re interviewing for a job, your job is to interview them. You are an equal. ” ― Richie Norton


203. “Society is like a stew. If you don’t stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.” – Edward Abbey


204. “The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven’t made up their minds.”


205. “One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.”


206. “My boss told me to start every presentation with a joke. The first slide was my paycheck. ” — Unknown


207. “The joy about the recording is that you are your own boss. You don’t have a director telling you how to do it. ”— Jim Dale


208. “The only time some people work like a horse is when the boss rides them.”


209. “A good manager is a man who isn’t worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him.”


210. “According to many sources, a bad boss is also the number one reason why employees quit their job.“


211. “I’m not perfect. But I’ll always be real. ”


212. “A bad boss is like a distant planet – you can see it from afar, but it’s better to stay far away.”


213. “Real eyes, realize, real lies. . . ”


214. “Sometimes you just have to put a lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.” — Mindy Kaling


215. “No man goes before his time—unless the boss leaves early.”


216. “Getting paid to sleep… that’s my dream job.”


217. “Emotions are what make us human. Make us real. The word ‘emotion’ stands for energy in motion. Be truthful about your emotions, and use your mind and emotions in your favor, not against yourself. ”


218. “The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. ” — Theodore Roosevelt


219. “More than half of people who leave their jobs do so because of their relationship with their boss. Smart companies make certain their managers know how to balance being professional with being human. These are the bosses who celebrate an employee’s success, empathize with those going through hard times, and challenge people, even when it hurts. ” ― Travis Bradberry


220. “A bad boss is someone who is always trying to micromanage you. ” – anonymous


221. “When they discover that their staff members are wiser than they are, bad managers become uneasy and stop listening to them”


222. “Don’t believe everything you hear: Real eyes, Realize, Real lies. ”


223. “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. ” — Sam Walton


224. I'd rather be tired than broke. — Iona Mink


225.   “Genuine leaders lead by encouraging, not instilling fear in their fellow workers. ”


226. “If your boss is getting you down, look at him through the prongs of a fork and imagine him in jail. ” — Ricky Gervais


227. “The boss Napoleon was always taking the credit for our work.”


228.   “Ego clouds and disrupts everything. ” -Leif Babin


229. “We are stronger when we listen, and smarter when we share.” — Rania Al-Abdullah


230. “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives. ” ― Theodore Roosevelt


231. “You can’t control other people’s behavior, but you can control your responses to it. “ — Roberta Cava


232. “The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy. ” —Woodrow Wilson


233. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” – Ray Kroc


234. “I’m not saying I’m Wonder Woman. I’m just saying no one has ever seen me and Wonder Woman in the same room.”


235. “I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.” – Warren Buffett


236. Change your thoughts and you’ll change your world. — Helen Hywater


237. “People who make big promises can also make big lies. Trust first, but exercise smart trust. You can be the most productive and most effective, but politics show up as ego and jealousy for bosses who can’t perform. If your job or task is codependent, you can be sabotaged. Always seek interdependence and people who are authentic at the core, not blue in the face.” 


238. “I hire the most talented of people who are the least likely to throw a punch in the workplace. ” ― Tina Fey


239. Poor planning skills


240. “A bad leader is like a broken pencil – pointless.”


241. “Take a deep breath. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life. ” — Barry D. Hatchette


242. “I don’t always have a sarcastic response, but when I do, I usually keep it to myself.”


243. Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched. — Mindy Kaling


244. “People often say motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing, that’s why we recommend it daily.”


245. “A boss says you do it, a leader says let’s do it. ” ― Amit Kalantri


246. “A lot of people in my generation don’t seem to get that you have to work your way up. I don’t care if filing invoices is beneath you. If you don’t do it, who do you think is going to? Your boss? Nope. That’s why she hired you.” – Sophia Amoruso


247. “Ineptitude at its finest: when bad leaders rise to the top.”


248. “Never back down from a real challenge. They give the best lessons in life. ”


249. “You can’t be a good boss without first being a good person. ” ― Sarvesh Jain


250. “To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.” – Doug Conant


251. “When the Peter Principle meets reality, the results are hilarious.”


252. “It’s not going to happen if you wait for the boss to tell you to make it happen. ” — Mitch Joel


253. “The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.”


254. “You can be the most productive and most effective, but politics show up as ego, jealousy and sabotage from bosses who can’t perform.”


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256. “Be the leader, not the boss.”


257. “I let ballplayers yell back at me because I wasn’t trying to prove I’m boss. I know I’m boss. ” — Al McGuire


258. “There is in every true woman’s heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.” – Washington Irving


259. “A bad boss is like a bad joke: you can’t help but laugh (or cry).”


260. “The difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says, ‘Go!’ – a leader says, ‘Let’s go!'”


261. “Management: making incompetence look easy.”


262. As a boss, your attitude directly reflects the quality of results you'll see in your life. If your attitude sucks, you'll fail your 


263. “The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill. ” — Robert Heller


264. “Having a bad boss isn’t your fault. Staying with one is.” — Nora Denzel


265. “The wrong people in the right positions: a recipe for disaster.”


266. “From zero to CEO: the Peter Principle in action.”


267. “1. Boss is always right. 2. If the boss is wrong, see the rule no 1.You can’t force yourself to stop liking someone, but you can tell yourself that you deserve better and try to move on.”


268. “In a world of bosses, you are your own master. ” — John Grogan


269. “The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm. ” — John C. Maxwell


270. ” “The only time some people work like a horse is when the boss rides them. ” “The secret 


271. “A bad boss is like a bad dream – you wake up hoping it was just a nightmare, but unfortunately, it’s your reality.”


272. “To add value to others, one must first value others.” – John Maxwell


273. “If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter.”


274. ” CHETAN BHAGAT. “Badleaders take all the credits. But never take blame for the mistake. ” ANONYMOUS


275. “When the boss gets mad and takes it out on you, you will do less work, after all nobody likes to reward bad behaviour with a positive response! It’s simple really.”


276. “Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity.” – Lou Holtz


277. Show respect even to people that don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours. — Dave Willis


278. Be kind. Even on your bad days. — Brighton Early


279. “My job is fun! I should change this line once in a while. My brain has started to realize that I am lying to it every morning.” 


280. There is no secret ingredient in the recipe for success. Work hard, grab opportunities and follow your passion. — Joe King


281. “From cubicle to corner office: a tragedy in the making.”


282. “The best bosses master the fine art of emotional detachment. They learn to forgive people who lash out at them… and they learn to forgive themselves, too. ” ― Robert I. Sutton


283.   “More is lost in indecision than wrong decision. Indecision is the thief of opportunity. It will steal you blind. ” -Marcus Tullius Cicero


284. “I’ve seen too many leaders misunderstand leadership. They divide, instead of unite. They avoid their role in collective purpose.” 


285. “There are not many words in the English language more lackluster and less sexy than ‘employer’. ” ― Roberta Pearce


286. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.”


287. · The best bosses master the fine art of emotional detachment. · You 


288. “Real gs move in silence like lasagna. ”


289. “I’ve seen too many leaders misunderstand leadership. They divide instead of unite. They avoid their role in collective purpose. ” ― Richie Norton


290. Takes credit for the good and passes blame for the bad


291. “A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.”


292. “In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don’t make mistakes. ”


293.   “Good leaders don’t tell people what to do; they give them capability and inspiration” -Jeffrey Immelt


294. “No man goes before his time – unless the boss leaves early.”


295. “If A equals success, then the formula is A = X + Y + Z. Where X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.”


296. Stop assuming they know everything – act as the leader and take charge


297. “When my boss told me this is the fifth time I’m late, I smiled and thought to myself; It’s Friday.”


298. “Someone said adversity builds character, but someone else said adversity reveals character. I’m pleasantly surprised with my resilience. I persevere, and not just blindly. I take the best, get rid of the rest, and move on, realizing that you can make a choice to take the good.” – Brooke Shields


299. “In the sales profession, the real work begins after the sale is made. ”


300. “A bad leader is like a puzzle with missing pieces – they can never put everything together.”


301. “A good boss realizes that they can also learn from those they work with no matter the level, title or position. Learning is a continuous habit and is one of the best lessons demonstrated by a good boss.”


302. “Some jobs are not hard to get. 


303. “Bob arum is Manny Pacquiao’s boss, Floyd Mayweather is his own boss. ” — Floyd Mayweather, Jr


304. “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.” – Theodore Roosevelt


305. “Rotten bosses don’t get better. Any strategy that assumes they can is doomed. ” — Scott Adams


306. “A bad leader is like a bad hair day – it’s best to avoid them altogether.”


307. “Now when I think my boss is a shithead, I can actually do something about it. I love being my own boss!” 


308. “Show respect even to people that don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours. ” — Dave Willis


309. “It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do. We hire smart people so they can tell us what to do. ’” – Steve Jobs


310. “Order is one of the needs of life which, when it is satisfied, produces a real happiness. ”


311. Keep your cool – try not to let the situation get to you emotionally


312. “People don't leave bad jobs; they leave bad bosses. ” 2. The leader's Attitude is like a thermostat for the place she works


313. “If you want to know what a bad boss looks like, just ask someone with a great resignation story.”


314.  “By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. ” — Robert Frost


315. “The words of the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?” — Arabian Proverb


316. “Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real. ”


317. “One may gain political and social independence, but if one is a slave to his passions and desires, one cannot feel the pure joy of real freedom. ”


318. “A real man is one who fears the death of his heart, not of his body. ”


319. “Now, if your boss is a sadist, then you have a big problem. In that case, fire your boss and get a new job. ” — Donald Trump


320. “You should have a life plan. But your life plan shouldn’t be thrown off by having a really bad boss who doesn’t like you. If your plan is so narrow that you can’t survive a bad boss then you are not doing the planning right.” 


321.  “A leader is admired, a boss is feared. ” — Vicente Del Bosque


322. “A bad boss is like a bad magician – they make your time disappear and your workload multiply.”


323. “When you are grateful, fear disappears, and abundance appears.” — Anthony Robbins


324. “To be a good boss, you must be transparent” — David Niu


325. “Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.” – Doug Larson


326. “An effective boss is someone who doesn’t have to boss around to be effective. ” ― Jag Randhawa


327. “Only the knowledge that comes from inside is the real Knowledge. ”


328. “A leader’s job is to develop committed followers. Bad leaders destroy their followers’ sense of commitment. ” — Dean Smith


329. Expects you to be a mind reader


330. “Be the leader, not the boss. ” ― Debasish Mridha MD


331. “Tell your boss what you really think about him and the truth shall set you free. ” — Patrick Murray


332. “Divine love is the sublime boss of the universe. ” — John Muir


333. “I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. ”


334. “Integrity gives you real freedom because you have nothing to fear since you have nothing to hide. ”


335. “Be a leader with a ladder, not a boss with an order.”


336. “Good manners are cost effective. They not only increase the quality of life in the workplace, they contribute to employee morale, embellish the company image, and play a major role in generating profit.” – Letitia Baldrige


337.  “All things are difficult before they are easy. ” — Thomas Fuller


338. “You always learn from both good and bad bosses. ” — Rajeev Suri


339. “A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability than they think they have so that they consistently do better work than they thought they could.” – Charles Erwin Wilson


340. “The worst part about working for a micromanager is that they think they’re helping you, when they’re really just hindering you.”


341.     “Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led. ”- Stephen Covey


342. “Leadership is not a position. It is who you are. ” ― Janna Cachola


343. “The boss isn’t always right, but he is the boss. ” — David Robertson


344. “Nobody is my boss.” – Conor McGregor


345.   “Overconfidence was risky in such a hostile environment, a mistake most often made by warriors who had never truly been tested. ” -Jocko Willink


346. “If you want others to like you, if you want to develop real friendships, if you want to help others at the same time as you help yourself, keep this principle in mind: Become genuinely interested in other people. ”


347. “A bad boss brings losses and problems to his organization.”


348. “A good leader is like a compass, guiding the team towards a common goal.”


349. “Bad boss? Fire him/her. When you're interviewing for a job, You're job is to interview them. You are an equal.” 


350. “In my house I’m the boss, my wife is just the decision maker.”


351. “A bad boss is like a disease of the soul.” — Chetan Bhagat · “Having a bad boss isn't your fault. · “Sometimes you just have to put a lip gloss and pretend to be ...


352. “Authority confined in you does not make you a leader. It is the authority created by you that makes you influence people with your purpose. ” ― Israelmore Ayivor


353. I’m not interested in your opinions


354. “A bad boss is like a disease of the soul. ” — Chetan Bhagat


355. “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” – Kurt Vonnegut


356.   “The biggest concern of an organization should be when their most passionate people become quiet. ” -Tim McClure


357. “A bad leader is like a GPS that keeps sending you in circles – you never get anywhere.”


358.   “Good thinkers are always in demand. A person who knows how may always have a job, but the person who knows why will always be his boss. ” — John C. Maxwell


359. “A baby is the most demanding boss, but pays your salary with smiles and love. ” ― Apollo M


360. “According to many sources, a bad boss is also the number one reason why employees quit their job. ” — Susan M. Heathfield


361. “If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. ” — Bill Gates


362. “I believe in intuition and inspiration. Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution. It is, strictly speaking, a real factor in scientific research. ”


363. If my co-worker decided to be lazy, I couldn't care less as 


364. “Promotion: when the joke’s on you.”


365. “A bad leader is like a clock that’s always slow – they’re never on time and everyone’s always waiting.”


366. “When you are too embarrassed to ask for help, that’s a little knock at your door saying “you’re insecure!”” – Jocko Willink


367. “In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” – Lee Iacocca


368.   “To build a strong team, you must see someone else’s strength as a complement to your weakness and not a threat to your position or authority” -Christine Caine


369. “A boss says “go and make sure you do it”; a leader says “let’s go and make it happen”. Bosses control people; leaders involve them. ” ― Israelmore Ayivor


370. “Without a plan, even the most brilliant business can get lost. You need to have goals, create milestones, and have a strategy to set yourself up for success. ” — Yogi Berra


371. ‘With great power, comes great responsibility.’ 


372. Abrasive communication style


373. “A bad boss is someone who is always making unreasonable demands. ” – anonymous


374. “If self-employment is the opposite of employed-by-others, then a job is outsourcing your freedom (time and talent) to a boss. ” ― Richie Norton


375. “If you think your boss is stupid, remember that you wouldn’t have a job if he was smarter. ” — John Gotti


376. I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be. — Al. E Gater


377. “A good boss is a person who can tolerate my complaints and still manage to say hello to me every day.”


378. “I used to work at McDonald’s making minimum wage. You know what that means? You know what your boss was trying to say? It’s like, ‘Hey if I could pay you less, I would, but it’s against the law. ’” — Chris Rock


379. “Being a leader is making the people you love hate you a little more each day.”


380. “If you want to take the island, then burn your boats. With absolute commitment come the insights that create real victory. ”


381. “Not all bosses are bad. But all bad bosses are losses.” 


382. “Success is not achieved by winning all the time. Real success comes when we rise after we fall. Some mountains are higher than others. Some roads steeper than the next. There are hardships and setbacks but you cannot let them stop you. Even on the steepest road you must not turn back. ”


383. “Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time. ”


384.     “Nothing will kill a great employee faster than watching you tolerate a bad one. ” -Perry Belcher


385. “Pretty normal for a high-achiever to be shut out by superiors for various self-serving reasons. Keep achieving anyways.” 


386. “Bad boss? Fire him/her. When you’re interviewing for a job, your job is to interview them. You are an equal. ” ― Richie Norton


387.   “Leadership is about solving problems. The day leaders stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or conclude you do not care. Either case is a failure on leadership. ” -Colin Powell


388.   “Effective leaders are not problem-minded; they’re opportunity minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems. ” -Stephen Covey


389. “Everyone rises to their level of incompetence. ” — Laurence J. Peter


390. “People don’t leave bad jobs; they leave bad bosses. ”


391. A good boss realizes that they can also learn from those they work with no matter the level, title or position. Learning is a continuous habit and is one of the best lessons demonstrated by a good boss. ” — Byron Pulsifer


392. “If you’re unhappy with your circumstances, then change them. Don’t blame the government or your boss or the guy down the street who’s better looking than you (exceptions include Hugh Jackman and George Clooney). Just take some Pepto-Bismol and be a man (or woman, for all of you bullish feminists).” – Steven Crowder


393. “There are no bad teams, only bad leaders. ” — Leif Babin


394. “Every leader is a boss, but every boss is not a leader.”


395. The art of smile & nod when all you wanted was to punch them in the face. — Horace Cope


396. “Why do I want somebody to tell me what to do, tell me what I’m doing wrong? I want to be the boss.” – Bubba Watson


397. “A leader is admired, a boss is feared. ” — Vicente Del Bosque


398. “When the blind lead the blind, it’s called management.”


399. “I’m not bossy, I’m just better at telling other people what to do.”


400. “Having a bad boss isn't your fault. Staying with one is. ” — Nora Denzel


401. “Too many people grow up. That’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget. They don’t remember what it’s like to be 12 years old. They patronize, they treat children as inferiors. Well I won’t do that. ”


402. “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” – Sam Walton


403. Just do as you’re told


404. “As consumers, we can pressure corporations both to monitor and improve workplace conditions overseas – when inspections reveal violations, these companies should address the gaps immediately.” – Alissa Quart


405. “Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win. ”


406.   “When personal agendas become more important than the team and the overarching mission’s success, performance suffers, and failure ensues” -Jocko Willink


407. “Don’t be afraid to leave toxic partners, fake friends, and bad bosses. Never settle for less than you deserve. ” — Kirsten Hill


408. You are not your resume, you are your work. — Seth Godin


409. “If you want something done right, let someone else do it. That’s what micromanagers believe.”


410. “A bad boss is like a bad haircut – it may look good at first, but you’ll regret it in the end.”


411. “If you define yourself by the title of coach or boss, you’ll never earn real trust from your players or employees. ” ― Bill Courtney


412. “If you define yourself by the title of coach or boss, you’ll never earn real trust from your players or employees.”


413. “The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first.” -Iyanla Vanzant


414.   “Scum just like cream settles at the top. ”


415. Don’t waste my time; we’ve already tried that before


416. “When the blind lead the blind, the results are hilarious.”


417. “You can be the most productive and most effective, but politics show up as ego, jealousy and sabotage from bosses who can’t perform.” 


418. “Some people rise to the top, but only to sink like a stone.”


419. “The art of smile & nod when all you wanted was to punch them in the face.”


420. “I’m not weird, I’m a limited edition.”


421. “Being your boss” doesn’t necessarily mean working for just yourself and paying yourself a salary. Instead, it means being accountable to yourself. You check yourself daily and work to become a better version of yourself. 


422.  “I think the best thing you can do is be aware that as a first-time founder you are likely to be a very bad manager. ” — Sam Altman


423. “The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.” 


424. “You’ll never make a fortune working for the boss man.”


425. “Be nice to nerds, they’ll probably be your boss one day. ” — Bill Gates


426. You don’t need to understand why we’re doing it this way


427. “The real hero is the man who fights even though he is scared. ”


428. “If micromanagement was a diet, it would be a crash diet that leaves you feeling weak and miserable.”


429. A bad boss can make even the best job unbearable. The following quotes are from people who have had bad 


430. “Being a boss is easy…said no one who’s ever worked for a terrible one.”


431. Do what I tell you to do


432. “Micromanagers believe that if they’re not constantly breathing down your neck, you’ll stop working altogether.”


433. “Managers Are Not Responsible for Employee Satisfaction. · 2. “I'm Not A People Person. · 3. “I Don't Do Work


434. “A bad boss is like a disease of the soul.” ... Chetan Bhagat Quote: “A bad boss is like a disease of the soul. “A bad boss is like a disease of the soul.”.


435. “Very often managers are just a noise, while the real boss is the project, which we work for and which pays us. ” ― Yegor Bugayenko


436. Keep away from bad bosses. ; 2. Don't put up with a bad boss. ; 3. A bad boss brings losses and problems to his organization


437. “The journey is never ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment.” – Antonio Brown


438. “Control what I hold and of course be the boss of myself, no-one else will bring my wealth. ” — Big Daddy Kane


439. “The opinion of the world does not affect me. I have placed as the real values in my life what follows when I am dead. ”


440. “Your boss is only human and just wants the best from you. ” — Naomie Harris


441.   “Good players can’t overcome bad coaching. ”


442.  "You have brains in your head.  You have feet in your shoes.  You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.  — Dr. Suess


443. “I don’t want to be my own boss. I want to be my own colleague. ” — Demetri Martin


444. “A bad boss is like a fish that stinks from the head down.”


445. “Good leadership is pervasive, persuasive, and persistent. Bad leadership is poisoned with pedanticism, posturing, self-importance. ” — Marcia Whicker


446. “The mediocre boss tells. The good boss explains. The superior boss demonstrates. The great boss Inspires. ” — William Arthur Ward


447. “It does not matter whether I am in Hong Kong or Sao Paolo – people always want to talk about toxic bosses and what to do about them. ” — Srikumar Rao


448. “Your employees are your company’s real competitive advantage. They’re the ones making the magic happen-so long as their needs are being met. ”


449. “A leader leads by example, not by force.” – Sun Tzu


450.   “Good leaders don’t make excuses. Instead, they find a way to get it done. ” -Leif Babin


451. “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.” — Jesse Jackson


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


453. “Some people have the courage to bungee jump or even sky dive, yet they lack the courage to work for themselves. ” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana


454. “Are you a good witch or a bad witch?”


455. “A good leader takes care of their team, even if it means staying up late and losing some sleep.”


456. “A bad job with a good boss is better than a good job with a bad boss. ” — Unknown


457. “My sincerest gratitude to every ass hole, horrible boss, and worthless piece of shit I've ever met for giving me new and endless material to work with and a way to earn a living exposing you.” 


458. “It is always a great honor to be the driver of your own car, to be the boss of your own fate.”


459. “If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success.”


460. “A bad boss is like a traffic jam – frustrating, slow-moving, and impossible to escape.”


461. “So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work. ” — Peter Drucker


462. Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. — Will Rogers


463. “Leaders who understand the importance of the intangible elements contributing to workplace culture become sensitive to what makes their organization truly special. That is how they define core values and beliefs that are unique, simple, leader-led, repetitive, and embedded – transforming themselves from good to exceptional.” – Punit Renjen


464. “When people go to work, they shouldn’t have to leave their hearts at home.” – Betty Bender


465. “Boss asked if I was ready for more responsibility. I’m eating around a sticker on an apple cause I’m too lazy to peel it off, so I guess, no. ” ― Nitya Prakash


466. “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold H. Glasow


467. “Bad leaders take all the credit. But never take the blame for the mistake. ” — Unknown


468. “My boss is always early just to see if I’m late.”


469. “A bad boss is like a disease of the soul.” — Chetan Bhagat


470. “Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. ”


471. “The real secret to a life of abundance is to stop spending your days searching for security and to start spending your time pursuing opportunity. ”


472.     “A bad leader can take a good staff and destroy it, causing the best employees to flee and the remainder to lose all motivation. ”


473. “If employees need to stay late in order to curry favor with the boss, what motivation do they have to get work done during normal business hours? After all, they can put in the requisite ‘face time’ whether they are surfing the Internet or analyzing customer data.” – Robert Pozen


474. “A bad boss is like a storm – you’ll see it coming, but you can’t do anything about it.”


475. “Good players can’t overcome bad coaching. ”


476. Trust me, I know what I’m doing


477. “No one wants to follow a pessimist… You can be skeptical, you can be realistic, but you can’t be cynical. If your boss is Eeyore, do you want to work with someone like that? Oh, bother. ” ― Bob Iger


478. “Proverbs are all very fine when there’s nothing to worry you, but when you’re in real trouble, they’re not a bit of help. ”


479. “I like my father being the boss in my life. ” — Shreya Ghoshal


480.  “I nearly said something, but then thought better of it. It doesn’t pay to publicly point out the failings of the person providing your paycheck. ” ― Donald G. Firesmith


481. “You can tell a bully from a leader by how they treat people who disagree with them. ” – Miles K. Davis


482. “I think that there shouldn’t be an age limit to become a boss, so having that element is really important. ” — Zendaya


483. “The greatest gift of leadership is a boss who wants you to be successful.” – Jon Taffer


484. “I don’t have to attend every argument I’m invited to.”


485. “You don’t lead by hitting people over the head—that’s assault, not leadership. ” — Dwight Eisenhower


486. “I once saw my boss write an email, then edit it five times in two minutes. That’s micromanagement on steroids.”


487. “It’s a tough world out there. You’re going to prepare yourself for politics, bad bosses, hating employees – and usually when you’re the absolute best, you get hated on the most. ” — Kanye West


488. “He isn’t a real boss until he has trained subordinates to shoulder most of his responsibilities”


489. “Real charity is giving from the heart without taking credit. ”


490. “It takes courage not to laugh at your boss’s joke, especially if it is funny. ” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana


491. “You can be the most productive and most effective, but politics show up as ego, jealousy, and sabotage from bosses who can’t perform. ” ― Richie Norto


492. “Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence.” — Jorge Luis Borges


493.   “Your actions are too loud. I cannot hear what you’re saying”


494. “Top managers love people and they want to be loved – it turns out being loved is good for your career, especially if you are the boss. ” — Chade-Meng Tan


495. “Bad bosses are like a box of chocolates…you never know what you're going to get, but it's probably going to be disappointing.” “A bad boss is like a storm – ...


496. “Don’t let a bad boss break your spirit. You can always quit and find a better one.”


497. “Your own mental attitude is your real boss. ” — Napoleon Hill


498. “I now have anti-bodies to assholes after working for so many.”


499. “I’m not arguing, I’m just explaining why I’m right.”


500. “You’ll never make a fortune working for the boss man. ” ― Jeannette Walls


501. Just give me coffee and watch me make it happen. — Bossbabe


502. . . . A bad boss is someone who has no respect for your time. A bad boss treats you like 


503. “Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?”


504. “When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: ‘Whose?” 


505. “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold H. Glasow


506. “Silver is purified in fire and so are we. It is in the most trying times that our real character is shaped and revealed. ”


507. “A bad boss is like a virus – they infect the entire workplace with negativity and toxicity.”


508. “Try and keep on trying until that which seems difficult becomes possible and that which seems only possible becomes habit and a real part of you. ”


509. “Leadership is not a popularity contest; it’s about leaving your ego at the door. The name of the game is to lead without a title. ” – Robin S. Sharma


510. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower


511. “I have no boss but my conscience. ” — Mehmet Murat Ildan


512. “Be a Boss, Run a company, Own a movement but never let your heartbeat be anywhere else but home!” ― Kingsley Opuwari Manuel


513. “The boss was never happy with anything we did, no matter how hard we tried.”


514. “There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience; a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust. ” — Klaus Balkenhol


515. “Overbearing leaders have a knack for making their employees feel like they’re playing a game of Whac-A-Mole.”


516. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” – Lao Tzu


517. “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” — George Bernard Shaw


518. “It’s a noisy environment we all live in, whether it’s traffic or the workplace, so it’s very difficult to think about your life in general. A lot of people are afraid to do that. They like to hide behind their work and not face up to a big problem in their life.” – Enya


519. “A bad boss is like a bad ex – you can’t change them, but you can change your job.”


520. “By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” – Robert Frost


521. “It is important that you appreciate that the workplace must be a place of empowerment, but the empowerment must not only be connected to the job that you do.” – Anthony Carmona


522. “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway


523.   “A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability than they think they have so that they consistently do better work than they thought they could. ” — Charles Erwin Wilson


524. “From hero to zero: the Peter Principle in full effect.”


525. “I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That’s not me. ” — Alfred North Whitehead


526. Take a deep breath. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life. — Barry D. Hatchette


527. “Why do I want somebody to tell me what to do, tell me what I’m doing wrong? I want to be the boss. ” — Bubba Watson


528. “Bosses shape how people spend their days and whether they experience joy or despair, perform well or badly, or are healthy or sick. Unfortunately, there are hoards of mediocre and downright rotten bosses out there, and big gaps between the best and the worst. ” ― Robert I. Sutton


529.   “I cannot believe what you say coz I can see what you do. ”


530. “I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.“


531.     “Never follow a follower who is following someone who has fallen. It’s why the whole world is falling apart. ” -Suzy Kassem


532. “I’m not the boss because I’m always right. I’m always right because I’m the boss.”


533. “When leadership is a comedy of errors.”


534. “Every man wants commendation, so do not just commend your boss, commend those who are under you. ” ― Sunday Adelaja


535. “It is reassuring for people to feel they have a boss, someone who knows the answers and has charted the course. ” — George Cukor


536. “We, the people, are the boss, and we will get the kind of political leadership, be it good or bad, that we demand and deserve. ” — John F. Kennedy


537. “Bad leaders take all the credits. But never take blame for the mistake.”


538. “A bad boss is like a disease of the soul.”


539. “A boss with just money is like a sinking person 


540. “It’s a tough world out there. You’re going to prepare yourself for politics, bad bosses, hating employees – and usually when you’re the absolute best, you get hated on the most.” ― Kanye West


541. “Every leader is a boss, but every boss is not a leader. ” ― Amit Kalantri


542. “Leaders don’t inflict pain, they share pain.” – Max Depree


543.  “Leaders who don’t listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing to say. ” — Andy Stanley


544. “When my boss asked me: who is stupid, me or him? I told him everyone knows he doesn’t hire stupid people.”


545. “By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. ” – Robert Frost


546. “When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge. ”


547. “Micromanagement is like trying to control a wildfire with a water pistol.”


548. “This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief. ”


549. “A bad leader is like a bad haircut – everyone can see it, but no one wants to talk about it.”


550. “A bad leader stays at the shore, even when the team is drowning in the ocean of work.”


551. “Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” – William Arthur Ward


552.  “I’ve always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team. ” ― Lee Iacocca


553. I’ve noticed that some of you are consistently arriving late for work


554.  “True leaders do not make choices with reference to the opinion of the majority. They make choices based on the opinion of the truth, and the truth can come from either the majority or the minority!” — Israelmore Ayivor


555. “No man goes before his time – unless the boss leaves early. ” — Groucho Marx


556. “Being a boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.”


557. “So, being a good man is not an exam or a qualification, it changes, and it incorporates being a good friend, a good father, a good employee, a good boss, a good neighbour and a good citizen.” – A. A. Gill


558. A true boss is more 


559. “If you are lucky enough to never experience any sort of adversity, we won’t know how resilient you are. It’s only when you’re faced with obstacles, stress, and other environmental threats that resilience, or the lack of it, emerges: Do you succumb or do you surmount?” – Maria Konnikova


560. “A true leader is someone who inspires others to be their best selves.”


561. “The world you desire can be won, it exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours. ”


562. “A bad leader can take a good staff and destroy it, causing the best employees to flee and the remainder to lose all motivation. ”


563. “A bad boss is someone who is always criticizing you. ” – anonymous


564. “I can’t be an adult today, I need a nap.”


565.  “You are not your resume, you are your work. ” — Seth Godin


566. “A bad leader is like a cat trying to herd sheep – it just doesn’t work.”


567. “The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. ” — Jim Rohn


568. “The way to find the real boss is to find out who hires the lawyers.”


569. “Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems. ”


570. “Micromanagers have a black belt in breathing down your neck.”


571. “Real science can be far stranger than science fiction and much more satisfying. ”


572. “But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin. ”


573.  “If you are good at discouraging yourself, you can’t be a good leader because leadership is built on inspiring others to face challenges. ” — Israelmore Ayivor


574. “Micromanagers don’t have a monopoly on nitpicking, but they’re the reigning champs.”


575. “I’m not great at giving advice. Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?”


576. “The higher they climb, the harder they fall…and the funnier it is.”


577. “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”


578. “The most serious failure of leadership is the failure to foresee. ” – Robert K. Greenleaf


579. “A leader leads by example, not by force.”


580. “‘Bossy’ is someone who bosses people around without reason. ” — Stefanie Powers


581. “Every boss started as a worker.”


582. “If you listen real close, you can hear them whisper their legacy to you. Go on, lean in. Listen, you hear it? Carpe diem, seize the day boys, make your lives extraordinary. ”


583.   “There are no bad teams, only bad leaders. ” -Leif Babin


584. “Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties. ” ― Doug Larson


585. “Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?” — Edgar Bergen


586. “Having a bad boss isn’t your fault. Staying with one is.” 


587. I don’t have time to explain why we’re doing this


588. “There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” – Sam Walton


589.  “Every leader is a boss, but every boss is not a leader. ” — Amit Kalantri


590. “Learn to obey before you command.”


591. “A bad boss is like a bad joke – you’ll hear it over and over again, and it never gets any funnier.”

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