Quotes in managing people

Admonish thy friends in secret, praise them openly.


Does a security guard empower the CEO to enter the building?

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In short, "Do this and you'll get that" makes people focus on the "that" not the "this." Do rewards motivate people? Absolutely. They motivate people to get rewards.

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the management system which makes only a pretense of valuing employee involvement and encouraging employee empowerment merely breeds cynicism.

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Even though they are paid differently, everyone has to feel appreciated.


Sometimes I wonder how to describe my job to other people. 'Sysadmin of a people network' kind of describes it, but sounds a little weird.

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Produce great men, the rest follows.

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The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.

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Lead yourself, lead your superiors, lead your peers, and free your people to do the same. All else is trivia.

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The real problems in the office are the managers and the meetings.

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