Quotes in responsibility
Does a security guard empower the CEO to enter the building?
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.
It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, as long as it catches mice.
The common objection to seniority pay is, "It's rewarding dead wood!" My response is, "Why do you hire dead wood? Or why do you hire live wood and kill it?"
the leader sees leadership as responsibility rather than as rank and privilege.
Even if you do the best you can, you still get screwed.
One gets a good rating for fighting a fire. The result is visible; can be quantified. If you do it right the first time, you are invisible. You satisfied the requirements. That is your job. Mess it up, and correct it later, you become a hero.
A company could put a top man at every position and be swallowed by a competitor with people only half as good, but who are working together.