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workplace Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about workplace
  1. #1
    “All over America today people would be dragging themselves to work, stuck in traffic jams, wreathed in exhaust smoke. I was going for a walk in the woods. ”
  2. #2
    “All the perks, all the benefits and advantages you may get for the rank or position you hold, they aren’t meant for you. They are meant for the role you fill. And when you leave your role, which eventually you will, they will give the ceramic cup to the person who replaces you. Because you only ever deserved a Styrofoam cup.”
  3. #3
    “Good leadership is like exercise. We do not see any improvement to our bodies with day-to-day comparisons. In fact, if we only compare the way our bodies look on a given day to how they looked the previous day, we would think our efforts had been wasted. It’s only when we compare pictures of ourselves over a period of weeks or months that we can see a stark difference. The impact of leadership is best judged over time.”
  4. #4
    “Leadership is not a license to do less; it is a responsibility to do more.”
  5. #5
    “The rank of office is not what makes someone a leader. Leadership is the choice to serve others with or without any formal rank.”
  6. #6
    “The studies also found that the effort required by a job is not in itself stressful, but rather the imbalance between the effort we give and the reward we feel.”
  7. #7
    “All of it felt like something from another time, a rightfully forgotten time, and made Mae feel that she was not only wasting her life but that this entire company was wasting life, wasting human potential and holding back the turning of the globe.”
  8. #8
    “Leadership takes work. It takes time and energy. The effects are not always easily measured and they are not always immediate. Leadership is always a commitment to human beings.”
  9. #9
    “Leaps of greatness require the combined problem-solving ability of people who trust each other.”
  10. #10
    “It is not the demands of the job that cause the most stress, but the degree of control workers feel they have throughout their day.”