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900 Inspirational Quotes About Managers And Employees (2023)

1. “Children imitate their parents, employees their managers.” – Amit Kalantri


2. “When a manager recognizes an employee’s behavior, personally and sincerely, both feel proud,


3. “As managers, we should hire people whose values align with the values of the company, and then trust them to do their job well. If you have to micromanage an employee, one of you isn't a fit for the company.”


4. “I've found that, in most cases, managers greatly underestimate the impact that a comment or quick gesture of approval has on employees. They'll spend weeks trying to tweak an annual bonus program or some other compensation system, believing that their employees are coin-operated, but they'll neglect to stop someone during a meeting and say, “Hey, that's a fantastic example of hunger. We should all try to be more like that.” I'm not saying that compensation doesn't matter. But if we want to create a culture of humility, hunger, and smarts, the best way to do it is to constantly be catching people exhibiting those virtues and publicly holding them up as examples. No balloons, pastries, or plastic tchotchkes are necessary, just genuine, in-the-moment appreciation.”


5. “Employees know that they ultimately pay the price when their manager doesn’t get along with or cooperate with managers of other departments, leaving the staff to navigate the treacherous and bloody waters of organizational politics.”


6. “There is relatively little emphasis on legal issues and quantitative evaluations, which often distract employees from the critical messages their managers are trying to communicate. What is more, these systems are customized to provoke meaningful discussion between managers and employees about relevant issues that they are dealing with on a daily basis.”


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


8. “In the workplace, many people become helicopter managers, hovering over their employees in a well-intentioned but ill-fated attempt to provide support. These are givers gone awry - people so desperate to help others that they develop a white knight complex and end up causing harm instead.”


9. “Many of us would say we’re not surprised by these findings. After all, it seems rather obvious. Or does it? Grant surveyed several thousand executives to find out how important it was to them that they feel their work has value. The results: only 1 percent of the executives said managers should bother showing employees that their work makes a difference. If anything, many companies try to explain the value our work will have in our own lives, the benefits we will reap if we hit a goal, as opposed to the benefit that others will derive. But remember our biology: we are naturally cooperative animals that are biologically more inspired and motivated when we know we are helping others. This”


10. “high school kids at In-N-Out Burger and Chick-fil-A are doing largely the same job that kids at any other fast-food restaurant are doing, and yet there are a lot fewer miserable jobs at In-N-Out and Chick-fil-A. The difference is not the job itself. It is the management. And one of the most important things that managers must do is help employees see why their work matters to someone. Even if this sounds touchy-feely to some, it is a fundamental part of human nature.”


11. “An employee’s job is to give his or her best work every day. A manager’s job is to give the employee a good reason to come back to work tomorrow.”


12. “Create caring and robust connections between every employee and their work, customers, leaders, managers, and the organization to achieve results that matter to everyone in this sentence.”


13. “Both employees and senior management must accept the fact that feedback creates accountability. Employees must overcome the fear of risk and tell inquiring senior managers what they really need to hear.”


14. You’ve always been a kind, generous, and wonderful manager who cares for his employees. Thank you for the increment and everything else!


15. “A good manager is always looking to cultivate talent in people, and a good manager is always looking to find employees doing something right so they can give compliments and encourage the team to keep doing the good things they're doing.”


16. “Any idiot can point out a problem... A leader is willing to do something about it! Leaders solve problems!” - Tony Robbins


17. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe


18. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude” – Zig Ziglar


19. “Employees engage with employers and brands when they’re treated as humans worthy of respect.”


20. “Teamwork makes the dream work.” – John C. Maxwell


21. Your hard work and dedication is an example to everyone on our team! Thank you for being your best every day!


22. “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.” – Louis Pasteur


23. I admire your dedication to always putting forth excellent work.


24. “It takes two flints to make a fire.” – Louisa May Alcott


25. If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. - Booker T. Washington


26. “When hiring key employees, there are only two qualities to look for: judgement and taste. Almost everything else can be bought by the yard.”


27. At HBO, my leadership had to inspire and gain the respect of employees in a large company with over 100 external business relationships in dozens of countries. - Author: James Costos


28. “No man can be successful, unless he first loves his work.”


29. ”How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt?”


30. “One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you.”


31. “Employee engagement is an investment we make for the privilege of staying in business.”


32. “Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.”


33. “Plans are worthless. Planning is essential.”


34. “The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.” —Warren Bennis, American scholar, organizational consultant, and author


35. Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. - Robert L. Stevenson


36. Be assured that I will continue to work in a way that will make you proud.


37. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” - Maya Angelou


38. “Someone, at some point, came up with this very bad idea that an ordinary individual couldn't make a difference in the world. I think that's just a horrible thing.” - John Skoll


39. “Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein


40. “Those who let things happen usually lose to those who make things happen.” - Dave Weinbaum


41. “If you’re alive, you’re a creative person.” - Elizabeth Gilbert


42. “Customers will never love a company until its employees love it first.”


43. Your hard work and commitment helped us complete our project on time. I’m so grateful to have you with us!


44. Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity of more business. – Zig Ziglar


45. “Confidence is the profound yet frequently overlooked dimension of development that boils down to trusting and appreciating one’s talents and abilities.”


46. “An employee wronged is a company wronged.”


47. I’m so fortunate to have you as a manager. Thank you for always being there for all of us. Thank you for everything, boss.


48. “We think it’s important for employees to have fun… it drives employee engagement.”


49. Surround yourself with great people; delegate authority; get out of the way. - Ronald Reagan


50. “A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t.” - Jack Ma


51. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” — Rosalynn Carter


52. I’m so grateful that you’re not afraid to ask questions! It helps me be a better leader.


53. Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another. - John C. Maxwell


54. “Communication - the human connection - is the key to personal and career success.” - Paul J. Meyer


55. “Company culture is what employees live and breathe every day in the workplace.” – Mike Zani


56. “Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.”


57. There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others. -- George Shinn


58. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”– Aristotle


59. Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.


60. Your unique perspective adds so much to our team. We’re so grateful to have you with us!


61. “For effective communication think about how is your speech is perceived than in what you are actually saying.” - Byron Rivers


62. “I don’t believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.”


63. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”


64. “Feedback is the breakfast of champions.” – Ken Blanchard, American writer


65. “You win by effort, by commitment, by ambition, by quality, by expressing yourself individually but in the team context.” – José Mourinho


66. Thank you, Sir, for always sharing valuable information and advice with your team. We are all grateful and very happy to have a manager like you.


67. “I try not to make any decisions that I’m not excited about.”


68. “It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) that those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” – Charles Darwin


69. “Strength shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald


70. “A leader… is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.”


71. If you can laugh together, you can work together -- Robert Orben


72. “Most companies overlook the most basic of all training functions: the onboarding of new employees into their corporate culture.” – Jay Samit


73. “The hardest challenge being an HR is that sometimes you have to be the LAWYER, the JUDGE, and the HANGMAN.” – Hassan Choughari


74. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill, former UK prime minister


75. “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” - Max de Pree


76. “The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.”


77. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things”.


78. Does talent management drive share price performance?


79. Leadership is an action, not a position. - Donald McGannon


80. “If you can push through that feeling of taking a risk, really amazing things can happen.”


81. “If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning.”


82. “Give us the tools and we’ll finish the job.” – Winston Churchill


83. “Never ruin an apology with an excuse.” - Benjamin Franklin


84. A grateful father is a happy father. Happy father’s day to all the bosses out there, who inspire their employees and uplift them with love and care.


85. You never do just a good job when you can do a great one. Thank you for the time and effort you put into everything you do!


86. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. - Mahatma Gandhi


87. “All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.” – Calvin Coolidge


88. Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. - Albert Schweitzer


89. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. - Peter F. Drucker


90. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


91. “Never expect than anyone remembers anything you said in the last meeting or conversation.Put it all in writing and make checklists your friend.”


92. “One thing I’ve learned is that I’m not the owner of my talent; I’m the manager of it.” Madonna


93. “Do Lipton employees take coffee breaks?”


94. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team." – Phil Jackson


95. “Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.” - Seth Godin


96. The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people. – Tom Peters, Best-Selling Author


97. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell


98. “Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr., American author


99. “Happiness, health, and work may exist together. In fact, when they do, it makes for a more resilient organization.”


100. “In union there is strength.” Aesop


101. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” - Steve Jobs


102. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee


103. “There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.” – George Shinn


104. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. - Vidal Sassoon


105. “Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing” - Rollo May


106. If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery


107. I am reminded how hollow the label of leadership sometimes is and how heroic followership can be. -Warren Bennis


108. “When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.”


109. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams, former US president


110. The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang. - Mary Kay Ash


111. “You can worry about the competition…or you can focus on what’s ahead of you and drive fast.” – Jack Dorsey


112. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” - Dr. Robert Schuller


113. A boss says, Go! A leader says, Let’s go! - E.M. Kelly


114. “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Harry Truman


115. “Very often, a change of self is needed more than a change of scene” - A.C. Benson


116. “The best things in life are often waiting for you at the exit ramp of your comfort zone.” – Karen Salmansohn


117. “When employees see each other as teammates and encourage each other to do a better job, everyone in the company shares in the rewards.”


118. “On what high-performing companies should be striving to create: A great place for great people to do great work.” - Marilyn Carlson, former CEO of Carlson Companies


119. “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.”


120. Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow. - Chinese Proverb


121. “A goal without a plan is only a dream.” - Brian Tracy


122. “A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.” – Jim Rohn, American entrepreneur


123. “Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity, not a threat.” - Steve Jobs


124. Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people. - John D. Rockefeller


125. “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light” - Plato


126. “Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.” – Simon SinekSimon sinek quote


127. “Many companies have star employees and star salesmen and so on, but few have a culture that produces great people as a rule and not an exception.”


128. “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers


129. Your excellent performance is an inspiration to all. Keep up the great work!


130. “Diversity and inclusion needs to be something that every single employee at the company has a stake in.”


131. “If you light a lamp for someone else, it will also brighten your path.” - Buddha


132. Your mentorship has made all the difference in the way I approach my work.


133. “Individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” – Vince Lombardi


134. “Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” - Robert Louis Stevenson


135. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. -- Michael Jordan


136. Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn


137. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford


138. “It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” – Napolean Hill


139. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.”


140. Whether you are big or small, you cannot give good customer service if your employees don't feel good about coming to work. – Martin Oliver, Managing Director Kwik-Fit Financial Service


141. “If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.” – Bear Bryant


142. “Have fun, work hard and money will come. Don’t waste time – grab your chances. Have a positive outlook on life. When it’s not fun, move on.”


143. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”


144. “A leader's job is to look into the future and see the organization, not as it is, but as it should be.” - Jack Welch


145. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” - John Q. Adams


146. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.”


147. “I think you need to love giving compliments as much as you love receiving them.” – Yami Gautam, India actress


148. Your extraordinary attention to detail took this project to another level!


149. “Great leaders state out loud what they intend to do and in doing so, they get things done.” - Simon Sinek


150. “When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective.” - Stephen R. Covey


151. “To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” - Tony Robbins


152. “Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” – Randy Pausch, Carnegie Mellon professor


153. “I feel that the most important requirement in success is learning to overcome failure. You must learn to tolerate it, but never accept it.”


154. “Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it.The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.”- Zig Ziglar


155. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard - Tim Notke


156. “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.”


157. “Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.” – Sam Walton, founder of Walmart


158. From day one, your work has always been amazingly high-quality. So thrilled to have you with us!


159. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” —Truman Capote


160. “Implementing They Ask, You Answer with IMPACT’s help has transformed my business.”


161. A good leader must hate the wrong thing more than they hate the pain of doing the right thing. —Angela Jiang, product manager


162. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”


163. “Businesses often forget about the culture, and ultimately, they suffer for it because you can’t deliver good service from unhappy employees.”


164. “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


165. “D&I needs to be something that every single employee at the company has a stake in.”


166. “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.” — Paul Hawken


167. “This is the only country in the world where today’s employee is tomorrow’s employer.” - Marco Rubio


168. “Before you become a leader, success is all about growing yourself. After you become a leader, success is about growing others.”


169. “I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day, you bet on people not on strategies.” – Lawrence Bossidy


170. I’m so grateful for all of your hard work. It definitely hasn’t gone unnoticed!


171. “Difficult times disrupt your conventional ways of thinking and push you to forge better habits of thought, performance and being.”


172. “Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it…. Success is shy-it won’t come out while you’re watching.”


173. “A manager is a guide. He/She takes a group of people and says, ‘With you, I can make us a success; I can show you the way.” – Arsene Wenger


174. “Employees aren't inanimate objects that can just be moved around like bricks. They're people with emotions and goals and comittments and more. They should be treated like stakeholders, because they are.”


175. “Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don’t keep it a secret.”– Mary Kay Ash


176. “Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.”


177. You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins. -- Jim Stovall


178. “True motivation comes from achievement, personal development, job satisfaction, and recognition.” - Frederick Herzberg


179. “Spend time upfront to invest in systems and processes to make long-term growth sustainable.” — Jeff Platt, CEO of Sky Zone


180. You’ve worked so hard to get where you are. Congratulations on your well-earned reward!


181. A good leader can't get too far ahead of his followers. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


182. To be a good manager, a manager tries to constantly fight to reduce waste.' – Eliyahu Goldratt


183. “The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.” – Lee Iacocca


184. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?” - Ayn Rand


185. “when leaders fail to tell employees that they’re doing a great job, they might as well be taking money out of their pockets and throwing it into a fire,”


186. A company can’t buy true emotional commitment from managers no matter how much it’s willing to spend; this is something too valuable to have a price tag. And yet a company can’t afford not to have it.


187. “Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.” – Northrup Christiane, obstetrician-gynecologist


188. “You were hired because you met expectations, you will be promoted if you can exceed them.” – Saji Ijiyemi


189. You are not just my manager. You are my leader, mentor, and friend. Thank you for always helping me develop my skills, and thank you so much for the increment, boss!


190. “Becoming is better than being.” - Carol Dweck


191. “Business leaders cannot be bystanders.” - Howard Schultz


192. I’m very thankful that I got the chance to work for such an outstanding manager. Thank you for everything, boss.


193. “Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection.” - Sheryl Sandberg


194. “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson


195. “Employees engage with employers and brands when they’re treated as humans worthy of respect.” - Meghan M. Biro, Your Employees are Engaged...REALLY?, Forbes


196. “Getting employee feedback on the well-being culture can be very helpful in assessing progress.”


197. “We never listen when we are eager to speak” - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


198. I’ve noticed that you always make an effort to encourage your coworkers. Thank you for being such a positive force on our team!


199. “There is little success where there is little laughter.”


200. “Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability." – Patrick Lencioni


201. “Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.” – Helena Rubinstein


202. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” - Amelia Earhart


203. Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better. - Bill Bradley


204. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team” – Phil Jackson


205. “I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.” - Albert Einstein


206. “You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.” — Steve Case, co-founder and CEO of AOL


207. “Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.” - Lucius Seneca


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


209. “In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly.” – Mark Sanborn


210. “The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.” – Margaret Carty


211. “Healthy workplace cultures don't develop out of luck. A well-being culture in the workplace is the result of an intentional strategy, including the use of culture connection points.”


212. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. - Alice Walker


213. I am constantly impressed by your performance. Thank you for your hard work!


214. “people-first cultures are more inspiring for employees and customers alike.”


215. You do not lead by hitting people over the head - that’s assault, not leadership. Dwight D. Eisenhower


216. “A well-being culture is nothing short of an essential element of a successful organization.”


217. “What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.”


218. How do you hold yourself accountable for your work? Do you ask for feedback from your manager and peers?


219. “Leadership is about giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.” - Seth Godin


220. “Individual commitment to a group effort. That is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” – Vince Lombardi


221. “A leader must have the courage to act against an expert’s advice.”


222. “It’s not how much money we make that ultimately makes us happy between 9 and 5. It’s whether or not our work fulfills us.”


223. “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” - Peter Drucker


224. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine


225. “If you have nothing to say, say nothing” - Mark Twain


226. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” -Joshua J. Marine


227. “Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” -Richard Branson, businessman


228. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle


229. Only an exemplary employee inspires his boss on a daily basis. You are that employee. Thank you for setting such a great example for everyone in our company!


230. “Make your top managers rich and they will make you rich.”


231. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”


232. When trillions of dollars are managed by Wall Streeters charging high fees, it will usually be the managers who reap outsized profits, not the clients.” – Warren Buffett


233. “Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.”


234. “A team is successful only when they have a common goal. Not only does this goal need to be set, but it also has to be communicated to each team member.”


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


236. “You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it” - Mahatma Gandhi


237. “Do or do not. There is no try.”- Yoda


238. “Don’t give up. One day you’ll look back and be glad you didn’t.” - Unknown


239. Management works in the system; leadership works on the system. - Stephen Covey


240. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” — Phil Jackson


241. “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.”


242. “TURNED ON people figure out how to beat the competition, TURNED OFF people only complain about being beaten by the competition.” - Ben Simonton, author of Leading People To Be Highly Motivated And Committed


243. “The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.” —Warren Bennis, American scholar, organizational consultant, and author


244. “Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.”


245. “A good manager is more easier to compliment peoples strengths than they are to criticize their weaknesses.”


246. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain


247. “A leader is a dealer in hope.”


248. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.”


249. “Change is hard at first, messy in the middle, and gorgeous at the end.” - Robin Sharma


250. You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. - Nancy D. Solomon


251. “Your number one customers are your people. Look after employees first and then customers last.”


252. “The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of its behind.” — Joseph Stilwell


253. “When a vision is inspirational, such as putting a man on the moon, it can unify a team toward a common goal.”


254. “Passion without action is of little value.”


255. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” — Muriel Strode


256. “All organisations are perfectly designed to get the results they are now getting. If we want different results, we must change the way we do things.”


257. “When you’re a manager, you work for your company. When you’re a leader, your company works for you.”


258. “A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.”


259. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” - George Bernard Shaw


260. “Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs


261. “The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team.” –Lewis B. Ergen


262. “If you do not treat people with the respect they deserve, do not expect any kind of commitment to your productivity goals and target.” – Ian Fuhr, founder and CEO of the Sorbet group


263. “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.” — Richard Branson, business magnate and founder of Virgin Group


264. “Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.”


265. Your job as a baseball player is to come to the park ready to play every day, and the manager, it’s his job to make those decisions about who plays. – Cal Ripken, Jr.


266. “Great companies don’t hire skilled people and motivate them, they hire already motivated people and inspire them.” – Simon Sinek, author of Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action


267. “Success isn’t given, it is earned. On the track, on the field, in the gym. With blood, sweat, and the occasional tear.” – Nike.


268. “If people did not compliment one another there would be little society.” – Luc de Clapiers, French writer


269. “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.”- John C. Maxwell


270. “You are never too small to make a difference.” — Greta Thunberg


271. “The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.”


272. “Human resources isn’t a thing we do. It’s the thing that runs our business.” - Steve Wynn


273. “Keep your eyes open and try to catch people in your company doing something right, then praise them for it.” – Tom Hopkins, author


274. “Company culture is what employees live and breathe every day in the workplace.” - Mike Zani


275. “Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.” – Bill Walsh, American football coach


276. “You just have to keep driving down the road. It’s going to bend and curve and you’ll speed up and slow down, but the road keeps going." - Ellen DeGeneres


277. “Being in power is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”


278. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” - Paulo Coelho


279. “None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful.” – Mother Teresa


280. “Culture is what happens when the managers leave the room – doing what’s right in the absence of authority.”


281. Employee Engagement: The state at which there is reciprocal trust between the employee and leadership to do what's right however, whenever and with whomever. - Author: Dan Pontefract


282. “When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.” - Henry J. Kaiser


283. Leaders don't force people to follow—they invite them on a journey. - Charles S. Lauer


284. You have contributed to this company personally as well as inspired others to make a difference. This organization will always remember you as a great employee!


285. “Note that the question is not “What do I want to do?” Asking what has to be done, and taking the question seriously, is crucial for managerial success.”


286. “Good teams incorporate teamwork into their culture, creating the building blocks for success.”


287. “Ensure your documentation is short and sharp and make much more use of people-to-people communication.” - Bentley and Borman


288. “Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.” - Buddha


289. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” - Benjamin Franklin


290. “To add value to others, one must first value others.” - John C. Maxwell


291. “The value of a business is a function of how well the financial capital and intellectual capital are managed by human capital. You'd better get the human capital part right.” - Dave Bookbinder


292. “If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.”


293. “None of us is as smart as all of us.” – Ken Blanchard


294. “Refuse failure. No matter how difficult the obstacles, find a way to around them.” – JJ Goldwag


295. “Brevity is the soul of wit.” - William Shakespeare


296. “Some people undermine the importance of confidence in employees. You should realize that confidence attracts investments, effort, commitment and loyalty. ” — Daniel Brush


297. “I've found that, in most cases, managers greatly underestimate the impact that a comment or quick gesture of approval has on employees. They'll spend weeks trying to tweak an annual bonus program or some other compensation system, believing that their employees are coin-operated, but they'll neglect to stop someone during a meeting and say, “Hey, that's a fantastic example of hunger. We should all try to be more like that.” I'm not saying that compensation doesn't matter. But if we want to create a culture of humility, hunger, and smarts, the best way to do it is to constantly be catching people exhibiting those virtues and publicly holding them up as examples. No balloons, pastries, or plastic tchotchkes are necessary, just genuine, in-the-moment appreciation.”


298. “Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.” – Robert Hall


299. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”


300. “Paychecks can’t buy passion.” – Brad Federman, American author


301. “One machine can do the work of 50 ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.” — Elbert Hubbard, businessman, writer, publisher, and philosopher


302. “Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


303. “Effective employees need to be reliable and positive. Our culture supports teamwork. Having a positive attitude and displaying that to co-workers and customers sets the stage for a good outcome.”


304. “My belief is that communication is the best way to create strong relationships.” – Jada Pinkett Smith


305. If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing. - Brad Szollose


306. “Treat employees like they make a difference and they will.” – Jim GoodnightJim Good Night quote


307. Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success. – Sparky Anderson


308. “Business is a combination of war and sport.”


309. “There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job.”


310. “Time is the scarcest resource of the manager; If it is not managed, nothing else can be managed.” – Peter Drucker


311. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt


312. Team members are always talking about your hard work and helpful attitude. Thank you for being such an amazing role model!


313. “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” – William James, American philosopher


314. “Dating and hiring have a lot in common.” – Scott Wintrip


315. A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them. - M.D. Arnold


316. Happy father’s day to all the bosses out there, who are doing their best to raise their employees right.


317. “The first key to leadership is self-control.” - Jack Weatherford


318. “There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organisation’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow.”


319. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way. - John C. Maxwell


320. “Effective employees need to be reliable and positive. Our culture supports teamwork. Having a positive attitude and displaying that to co-workers and customers sets the stage for a good outcome.”


321. “Unity is strength ... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” — Mattie Stepanek


322. “Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.” — William Durant, American industrialist and founder of General Motors Co.


323. “No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” – James Allen, writer


324. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson


325. “Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.” -Simon Sinek, author


326. Thank you for using your remarkable talents and skills to fuel our mutual efforts.


327. “How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?” -Seth Godin


328. Great teams do not hold back with one another. They are unafraid to air their dirty laundry. They admit their mistakes, their weaknesses and their concerns without fear of reprisal. -- Patrick Lencioni


329. “Hard work beats talent if talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke


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


331. “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.”


332. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn


333. “People want to know they matter and they want to be treated as people. That’s the new talent contract.” - Pamela Stroko in Tanveer Naseer’s blog post How Leaders are Creating Engagement in Today’s Workplaces


334. “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.”


335. “A good manager is a man who isn’t worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him.” – H. S. M. Burns


336. “Every good conversation starts with listening.” – Tom Haak


337. “If you want something to happen, you have to make people able and you have to make them want to.”


338. “Management must speak with one voice. When it doesn’t, management itself becomes a peripheral opponent to the team’s mission.” – Pat Riley


339. “Good plans shape good decisions. That’s why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true.” – Lester R. Bittel


340. “You are either supporting the vision or supporting division.” – Saji Ijiyemi


341. “The wealth of time is the only wealth that is more valuable than human resources” - Sunday Adelaja


342. “What good is an idea if it remains an idea? Try. Experiment. Iterate. Fail. Try again. Change the world.” - Simon Sinek


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


344. “A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.”


345. “To increase the likelihood of creating a well workplace culture, everyone needs to be rowing in the same direction.”


346. You’ve been crushing your personal goals lately. Awesome job!


347. A company can’t buy true emotional commitment from managers no matter how much it’s willing to spend; this is something too valuable to have a price tag. And yet a company can’t afford not to have it.


348. Earn your leadership every day. - Michael Jordan


349. “When your team is winning, be ready to be tough, because winning can make you soft. On the other hand, when your team is losing, stick by them. Keep believing.” – Bo Schembechler


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


351. “My belief is that communication is the best way to create strong relationships.”


352. Happy father’s day to all the bosses out there who have sacrificed so much to make their employees’ lives easier.


353. “There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.” — Seth Godin, businessman and author of “This is Marketing”


354. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”– Steve Jobs


355. Thank you for always being the first to clean up after game time (I won’t thank you for always beating me at Uno though!).


356. “Ask your colleagues for help—early and often.”— Jill Konrath


357. If you’re a company owner, here’s a quick message to let your soon-to-be-former employee know they were a valuable member of the team.


358. “If you fulfil the wishes of your employees, the employees will fulfil your visions.” – Amit Kalantri


359. “Play by the rules, but be ferocious.” — Phil Knight, businessman and co-founder of Nike


360. “A good leader must hate the wrong thing more than they hate the pain of doing the right thing.” —Angela Jiang, product manager


361. The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves. - Ray Kroc


362. If you are an employer who looks forward to Mondays more so than your employees who look forward to Friday means that you have let your employees down. Byron Pulsifer


363. Your enthusiasm for developing your talents is truly inspirational.


364. Trust is the essence of Leadership. - Colin Powell


365. “Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.”—Richard Branson


366. “A manager says “go”, a leader says “let’s go”.” — John Maxwell


367. “An attitude of accountability lies at the core of any effort to improve quality, satisfy customers, empower people, build teams, create new products, maximize effectiveness, and get results.”


368. The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it. —Warren Bennis, American scholar, organizational consultant, and author


369. “You get the best people, you build them into the best managers in the industry, and you accept the fact that some of them will be recruited to become CEOs of other companies.”


370. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” – Harry Golden


371. ”I have yet to find a man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.”


372. A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t.


373. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” - Vince Lombardi


374. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” – Peter Drucker


375. Happy father’s day to all the bosses out there who make a difference in the lives of employees.


376. “A good leader must hate the wrong thing more than they hate the pain of doing the right thing.” —Angela Jiang, product manager


377. ”Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.”


378. “Life isn’t about getting and having; it’s about giving and being.” – Kevin Kruse, Princeton professor


379. “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.” - Stephen R. Covey


380. “Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.” – Jacques Maritain, French philosopher


381. Being a manager can be hard but your performance always made my work easy. We are really going to miss your work here. All the luck and good wishes for your future!


382. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” - Thomas Edison


383. “Employee engagement is the emotional commitment the employee has to the organisation and its goals.”


384. Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business. – Zig Ziglar


385. “Mary Kay knew that when you put people first and then surround them with processes and disciplines that recognize their efforts, performance will soar.” – David C. Novak, founder and CEO of oGoLead


386. “A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” - John C. Maxwell


387. “Understanding your employee’s perspective can go a long way towards increasing productivity and happiness.”


388. “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” – Ryūnosuke Satoro


389. If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities. - Maya Angelou


390. “Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it. Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine.” — David Ogilvy, founder of Ogilvy & Mather


391. “Management’s job is to convey leadership’s message in a compelling and inspiring way. Not just in meetings, but also by example.”


392. “Everyone, even the highest achievers in our complex interrelated society, can get stuck in the victim cycle on occasion, but those who believe in accountability never remain there for long.”


393. “Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” - Patrick Suskind


394. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” - George Addai


395. Well done, is better than well said” - Benjamin Franklin


396. “Treat employees like they make a difference and they will.” – Jim GoodnightJim Good Night quote


397. “The most effective way to do it is to do it.” - Amelia Earhart


398. “Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” – Voltaire, French Enlightenment writer


399. “There is only one way to avoid criticism. Do nothing. Be nothing. Say nothing.” - Aristotle


400. There's nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back. -- Billy Martin


401. Our employees thank you wholeheartedly for the trust that you have placed in our company. You are the reason why we are still going strong.


402. “First principle: never to let one’s self be beaten down by persons or by events.” – Marie Curie


403. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


404. “Increasingly, management’s role is not to organize work, but to direct passion and purpose.” — Greg Satell, entrepreneur, transformation and change expert, and author of “Mapping Innovation”


405. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing — that’s why we recommend it daily.” -Zig Ziglar


406. A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t. — Jack Ma


407. “If you command wisely, you’ll be obeyed cheerfully.”


408. Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day. - Jesse Jackson


409. “Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.” - Dianne Feinstein


410. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth


411. You are the best boss an employee could ever have. Happy father’s day!


412. “I will prepare and someday my chance will come.” – Abraham Lincoln


413. “When people go to work, they shouldn’t have to leave their hearts at home.”


414. “It is a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.” – Roberto Benigni, Italian actor


415. ”Any business or industry that pays equal rewards to its goof-offs and eager beavers sooner or later will find itself with more goof-offs than eager beavers.”


416. I love that you make such insightful comments during meetings. It makes my job a lot easier!


417. “In business, the idea of measuring what you are doing, picking the measurements that count like customer satisfaction and performance… you thrive on that.”


418. A company can’t buy true emotional commitment from managers no matter how much it’s willing to spend; this is something too valuable to have a price tag. And yet a company can’t afford not to have it.


419. “It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.” - Lou Holtz


420. You did a fantastic job helping our team reach its goal. Thank you for setting such a fantastic example!


421. “People respond well to those that are sure of what they want.” — Anna Wintour


422. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” - Michael Jordan


423. “Success isn't about how much money you make; it's about the difference you make in people's lives.” — Michelle Obama


424. “When I hear people complaining about how hard life is I always ask them “Compared to what?”


425. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” — Eleanor Roosevelt, former US first lady


426. “It is no use saying “we are doing our best.” You have to succeed in doing what is necessary.”


427. “I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.” - Charles Schwab


428. “In most cases, being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.” — Tina Fey, actress, comedian, playwright, and producer


429. “I’m feeling blessed and grateful as I think about how much I love working with all my employees!”


430. Take pride in a job well done, because you are the reason we achieved our goals!


431. “Embrace the pain to inherit the gain.” – Habeeb Akande


432. “Your ability to communicate is an important tool in the pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your co-workers or your clients and customers.” - Lee Brown


433. To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. - Eleanor Roosevelt


434. “Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see further.” — Thomas Carlyle


435. “When you prohibit failure, you kill innovation.”


436. On Labor Day, we salute our employees. Your contribution to the success of this company is hard to overestimate, and we thank you for your efforts. Happy Labor Day.


437. “It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” – Napoleon Hill


438. Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing. - Tom Peters


439. “When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.”


440. “Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does.” – Warren Buffet


441. “Followers think and talk about their problems....Leaders think and talk about the solutions.” - Brian Tracy


442. “Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.”


443. “A team is successful only when they have a common goal. Not only does this goal need to be set, but it also has to be communicated to each team member.” – Laura Noodapera


444. “You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, American author


445. Do Lipton employees take coffee breaks? Steven Wright


446. “Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not.”


447. “Fundamental to helping your employees grow is having the belief that people are smart, capable, and insightful.”


448. A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t.


449. “The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.”


450. “Dispirited, unmotivated, unappreciated workers cannot compete in a highly competitive world.” - Francis Hesselbein, Hesselbein on Leadership


451. The supreme quality of leadership is integrity. – Dwight D. Eisenhower


452. None of us is as smart as all of us. -- Ken Blanchard


453. “Do Lipton employees take coffee breaks?” – Steven Wright


454. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be” - Lao Tzu


455. “Most companies overlook the most basic of all training functions: the onboarding of new employees into their corporate culture.” - Jay Samit


456. “Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” — Salvador Dali


457. “To win the marketplace, you must first win the workplace.” - Doug Conant


458. You take the “im” out of impossible!


459. “I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” - Lewis Carroll


460. I learned the value of hard work by working hard." - Margaret Mead


461. “Genius is born—not paid.” - Oscar Wilde


462. Leadership - leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses. - Mitt Romney


463. “A good leader is not the person who does things right, but the person who finds the right things to do.”


464. Disengaged employees break it.” - Timothy R. Clark, The 5 Ways That Highly Engaged Employees are Different


465. “As Renee DiResta, technical research manager at the Stanford Internet Observatory, summarised postmodern ethics: “If you made it trend, you make it true.”


466. “Instead, managers must become leaders in their own right, which means they must take responsibility for the care and protection of those in their charge, confident that their leaders will take care of them.”


467. “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” - Mark Twain


468. “Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.”


469. There are three essentials to leadership: humility, clarity and courage. - Fuchan Yuan


470. “Diversity and inclusion needs to be something that every single employee at the company has a stake in.” — Bo Young Lee, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Uber.


471. “Never hire someone who knows less than you do about what he’s hired to do.” – Malcolm Forbes


472. “Be Sincere; be brief, be seated” - Franklin D. Roosevelt


473. Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.


474. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington


475. The office kitchen is always spotless after you’ve been there! Thank you for keeping it so clean.


476. “The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” – William Blake, English poet


477. “I can’t do it” never yet accomplished anything; “I will try” has performed wonders. — George P. Burnham


478. I’m amazed by how you maintain your performance while taking on even more work. You’re a superstar!


479. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – Simon Sine, author of Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t


480. “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your customers.” — Stephen R. Covey, businessman and author of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”


481. “You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do” – Henry Ford


482. He who has great power should use it lightly. - Seneca


483. I love that you always come to work with a bright smile and a fantastic attitude!


484. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson


485. Accountability is a powerful thing. In a company, it improves the culture and governance. And for an employee, it brings about motivation and trustworthiness.


486. “It does not matter who is in your team, what matters is who they will become because of you.” – Sunday Adelaja, pastor


487. “Employee well-being needs to be held in high regard, like customer service and productivity.”


488. “We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” – Bill Gates


489. “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” - Epictetus


490. Farewell, to one of the most excellent managers I’ve ever known. Your place in my heart will never be replaced. Thank you for being a wonderful boss.


491. Your desk is so beautifully decorated! It always brightens my day whenever I walk by it.


492. “You can’t sell it outside if you can’t sell it inside.”


493. “The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” - Henry Kissinger


494. “Culture is about performance, and making people feel good about how they contribute to the whole.” - Tracy Streckenbach interview, Clear Goals Matter More than Mission, The New York Times


495. My heartfelt thanks are beyond words. Thank you for always reaching out to help me at work, Sir. You made a huge impact on my life. Thank you for being an incredible manager.


496. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”


497. “Any leader who is serious about supporting their team and any organization that is serious about supporting their workforce need to shape and support a well-being culture.”


498. “Real businesses”: Government to inject nearly $300 million into arts sector after “lost decade” under Coalition


499. “To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.” - Andre Malraux


500. “Management must speak with one voice. When it doesn’t management itself becomes a peripheral opponent to the team’s mission.”


501. “The expert in anything was once a beginner.” – Helen Hayes


502. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” - Napoleon Bonaparte


503. A leader takes people where they would never go on their own.” - Hans Finzel


504. “If you think hiring professionals is expensive, try hiring amateurs.” – Unknown


505. “People will forget what you said. They will forget what you did. But they will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou, writer, poet, and civil rights activist


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


507. “You become strong by lifting others up, not pulling them down.” – Matshona Dhliwayo, author


508. Volunteering to take on the fundraiser was the key to its success. Thank you for your dedication to the worthy cause!


509. Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together. - Jesse Jackson


510. “Employees engage with employers and brands when they’re treated as humans.” - Meghan Biro


511. Congratulations on your great victory! Only you could have pulled it off!


512. “You’re either remarkable or invisible. Make a choice.” — Seth Godin


513. “Given the right circumstances, from no more than dreams, determination, and the liberty to try, quite ordinary people consistently do extraordinary things.”


514. Thank you for being such a team player. We wouldn’t be the same without you!


515. If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing.” - Ernest Hemingway


516. “Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with Vision is making a positive difference.”


517. When eagles are silent, parrots begin to chatter. - Winston Churchill


518. “The leader is the person who brings a little magic to the moment.”


519. “Happy employees ensure happy customers. And happy customers ensure happy shareholders – in that order.”


520. “The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.” – Henry David Thoreau, American writer


521. “Without the right succession planning put to play in human resources, we build for the future without a future.” – Mmanti Umoh


522. The difference between a good and an awesome project manager? Humility and Attitude.


523. “Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week’s value out of a year while another man gets a full year’s value out of a week.”


524. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” - Theodore Roosevelt


525. “Appreciate everything your associates do for the business. Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.” - Sam Walton


526. “Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.” - Brian Tracy


527. “[Teamwork] is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie


528. A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work. - Colin Powell


529. The office is a happier place with you in it. Thanks for the laughs!


530. “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.”


531. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


532. “The problem is that promotions are a small part of what makes up careers and career development.”


533. “At its core, macromanagement is a development strategy that allows you to position others to learn more, do more, and be more.”


534. “A leader is someone who creates infectious enthusiasm.” - Ted Turner


535. “Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.” - Jim Rohn


536. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” – Ken Blanchard, American writer


537. “Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect.” – Luther Campbell


538. “You don’t need to have a 100 person company to develop that idea.” — Larry Page, co-founder of Google


539. Thank you for supporting me in my efforts to succeed.


540. “I have always believed that the way you treat your employees is the way they will treat your customers, and that people flourish when they are praised.” – Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group


541. “A man should never be appointed into a managerial position if his vision focuses on people’s weaknesses rather than on their strengths.”


542. Profit is the applause you get for taking care of your customers and creating a motivating environment for your employees. – Unknown


543. “Management is nothing more than motivation other people” - Lee Lacocca


544. “A good work culture and work environment is very crucial in helping your employees to put their best foot forward.”


545. “First rule of leadership: everything is your fault.”


546. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” - Nelson Mandela


547. “I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist." — Ginni Rometty


548. “Trust is knowing that when a team member does push you, they’re doing it because they care about the team.” – Patrick Lencioni


549. “The power of imagination makes us infinite.” - John Muir


550. “It’s life. You don’t figure it out. You just climb up on the beast and ride.” - Rebecca Wells


551. “You manage things; you lead people.”


552. “For too long, careers have been measured against major markers, points in time, and the artificial yardstick of new positions or titles.”


553. “When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” - Simon Sinek


554. “Leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates


555. “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” — Thomas Watson Sr., former chairman and CEO of International Business Machines


556. No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you're playing a solo game, you'll always lose out to a team. -- Reid Hoffman


557. Great companies in the way they work, start with great leaders. - Steve Ballmer


558. “To me, business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It’s about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials.”


559. “Plans are worthless. Planning is essential.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower


560. “A good work culture and work environment is very crucial in helping your employees to put their best foot forward.”


561. “Turned on people figure out how to beat the competition. Turned off people only complain about being beaten by the competition.”


562. “People may take a job for more money, but they often leave it for more recognition.” – Dr. Bob Nelson, best-selling author and motivational speaker