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1. "Domestic employees are at the whim of their employers."
Author: Ai Jen Poo
2. "An 'exchange' would allow everyone to choose their health care insurance from a broad range of options - just like federal employees and Congress do right now - and allow their employer to help pay for it."
Author: Andrew P. Harris
3. "Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible."
Author: Andy Warhol
4. "For a business to strengthen its position on the market, its managers should become skillful at helping their subordinates to set and achieve specific and measurable goals with realistic deadlines and clear expectations. Managers should also mentor employees through challenges, helping them grow and develop new skills."
Author: Anna Stevens
5. "Employees are a company's greatest asset - they're your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company's mission."
Author: Anne M. Mulcahy
6. "If you define yourself by the title of coach or boss, you'll never earn real trust from your players or employees."
Author: Bill Courtney
7. "We find that other employees are very enthusiastic about their fellow crew members who have disabilities-or what they previously thought of as disabilities."
Author: Carl Karcher
8. "Every McDonald's, for instance, looks the same—the company deliberately tries to standardize stores' architecture and what employees say to customers, so everything is a consistent cue to trigger eating routines. The foods at some chains are specifically engineered to deliver immediate rewards—the fries, for instance, are designed to begin disintegrating the moment they hit your tongue, in order to deliver a hit of salt and grease as fast as possible, causing your pleasure centers to light up and your brain to lock in the pattern. All the better for tightening the habit loop.1.25"
Author: Charles Duhigg
9. "That co-operation and peace rather than industrial strife and strikes will best promote the prosperity of the employees the company and all of the people and even strengthen the nation."
Author: Charles E. Wilson
10. "I don't know about you, but I've saved cards that old high school flames wrote me as well as those that employees have written me over the years. The power of genuine, customized appreciation will never lose its value, even in a gloomy economy... in fact, it's probably what we're all thirsty for in this desert of a depression."
Author: Chip Conley
11. "A company has a greater responsibility than making money for its stockholders. We have a responsibility to our employees to recognize their dignity as human beings."
Author: David Packard
12. "It's better to grow your employees, steer them into a place that they can learn and succeed, and want to work hard and be loyal, than to have a revolving door of employees. That's demoralizing."
Author: Glen Mazzara
13. "Leaders dramatically influence the culture of their organizations through their own work habits. Being a leader does not mean one has 'made it' and is now exempt from hard work. Rather, leaders should set the pace for others. Few things discourage employees and volunteers any more than lazy leaders. Leaders should not ask their people to undertake tasks they are unwilling to perform themselves."
Author: Henry T. Blackaby
14. "Your employees come first. And if you treat your employees right, guess what? Your customers come back, and that makes your shareholders happy. Start with employees and the rest follows from that."
Author: Herb Kelleher
15. "I tell my employees that we're in the service business, and it's incidental that we fly airplanes."
Author: Herb Kelleher
16. "As one of the first employees at a small cellular phone start-up called Nextel, I gained firsthand experience in how a business grows from an idea to a company that, at its peak, employed many thousands."
Author: Jack Markell
17. "A part-time worker is fully employed, half the time. In other words, they are part-time unemployees."
Author: Jarod Kintz
18. "What do you gain if you ban employees from, say, visiting a social-networking site or watching YouTube while at work? You gain nothing. That time doesn't magically convert to work. They'll just find some other diversion."
Author: Jason Fried
19. "Those who purify your water, inspect your meat, and test your kids' toys, as well as a huge number of nurses, teachers, and our soldiers, are public employees. The firefighters who don't hesitate to rush toward danger while you run away from it - they are all public employees."
Author: Jennifer M. Granholm
20. "The majority of Americans receive health insurance coverage through their employers, but with rising health care costs, many small businesses can no longer afford to provide coverage for their employees."
Author: Jim Ryun
21. "Encouraging employees to interact directly with the environment is just an interesting exercise until you debrief their experiences and encourage reflection."
Author: Julie Winkle Giulioni
22. "Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss."
Author: Lee Iacocca
23. "Without a compelling cause, our employees are just putting in time. Their minds might be engaged, but their hearts are not. Meaning precedes motivation."
Author: Lee J. Colan
24. "With the sincere devotion of our employees, Samsung has achieved stellar performances since its foundation."
Author: Lee Kun Hee
25. "Forcing your employees to follow required steps only prevents customer dissatisfaction. If your goal is truly to satisfy, to create advocates, then the step-by-step approach alone cannot get you there. Instead, you must select employees who have the talent to listen and to teach, and then you must focus them toward simple emotional outcomes like partnership and advice....Identify a person's strenths. Define outcomes that play to those strengths. Find a way to count, rate or rank those outcomes. And then let the person run."
Author: Marcus Buckingham
26. "Employees hate meetings because they reveal that self-promotion, sycophancy, dissimulation and constantly talking nonsense in a loud confident voice are more impressive than merely being good at the job - and it is depressing to lack these skills but even more depressing to discover one's self using them."
Author: Michael Foley
27. "Large companies cannot finance political parties as their shareholders and employees have different political views."
Author: Mikhail Khodorkovsky
28. "While other state governments stiff their vendors, close parks, delay tax refunds, and ignore unacceptably poor service levels, Indiana state employees are setting national standards for efficiency."
Author: Mitch McConnell
29. "An employer's fart is music to his employees' ears."
Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
30. "Most employees don't really want to be highly-paid; they just want to earn more than their peers, and, more importantly, more than their neighbours."
Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
31. "Employees go to school for 12 – 18 years merely to impress prospect employers in a 12 – 18 minutes interview."
Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
32. "Most employees are smarter than their employers. All employers are braver than their employees."
Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
33. "A lot of what is wrong with corporate America has to do with a culture filled with antibodies trained to expel anything different. HR departments often want cookie cutter employees, which inevitably results in cookie cutter solutions."
Author: Nolan Bushnell
34. "Last year, Congress gave the Department of Defense the authority to design a new civilian personnel system for its employees as part of the defense authorization bill."
Author: Norm Dicks
35. "Good, I thought, relieved. At least I'd actually gotten the flight right. Getting her schedule had turned out to be a challenge. It had taken over a week of calling in favors, in fact, and that was with me knowing the CEO of her airline personally. The comings and goings of airline employees were well-guarded, I had learned."
Author: R.K. Lilley
36. "The best way to invest corporate profits is to give them to the employees."
Author: Ricardo Semler
37. "You'd think an angel who hung around with employees of evil would be a good influence, but at times, he seemed worse than we were."
Author: Richelle Mead
38. "This isn't a game. We don't want mediocre employees who can keep the status quo. We want souls. We want to win. And you've spent most of your time here being mediocre."
Author: Richelle Mead
39. "To function efficiently, any group of people or employees must have faith in their leader."- Capt. Bligh(ret.)"
Author: Robert Lynn Asprin
40. "Greed has increasingly become a virtue among Wall Street bankers and corporate CEOs in the U.S. Nowhere else in the world do CEOs insist on receiving compensation as high compared to what their employees earn."
Author: Simon Mainwaring
41. "If you were the boss of a company and some of the employees of your company were known to sexually abuse children, you would fire them instantly."
Author: Sinead O'Connor
42. "The atmosphere in the admin department also seemed very false. My suspicions were aroused when two employees spontaneously started singing the Panther Corporation song. I didn't even know there was a Panther Corporation song."
Author: Sophie Kinsella
43. "Perhaps it is a secret yearning of all Hallmark employees to use the phrase 'you big fat pain in the butt' in an anniversary card."
Author: Stephan Pastis
44. "Wife and children any more. I'm not even sure I know myself and what's really important to me. I've had to ask myself—is it worth it? I've started a new diet—for the fifth time this year. I know I'm overweight, and I really want to change. I read all the new information, I set goals, I get myself all psyched up with a positive mental attitude and tell myself I can do it. But I don't. After a few weeks, I fizzle. I just can't seem to keep a promise I make to myself. I've taken course after course on effective management training. I expect a lot out of my employees and I work hard to be friendly toward them and to treat them right. But I don't feel any loyalty from"
Author: Stephen R. Covey
45. "The PC principle is to always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers."
Author: Stephen R. Covey
46. "Do Lipton employees take coffee breaks?"
Author: Steven Wright
47. "I always tell employees: 'The group's benefit is more important than your personal benefit.'"
Author: Terry Gou
48. "I am also committed to providing city employees with housing assistance."
Author: Thomas Menino
49. "Amnesty is the magnet. Other magnets that you mentioned are anchor babies who get benefits in this country and employer deductions for employees, even if they are here illegally, which Mr. King is addressing."
Author: Virgil Goode
50. "The goal should be to build a sustainable lifestyle business that does good for employees and customers - and that steadily builds wealth."
Author: Vivek Wadhwa

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