Quotes About Professionalism

Quotes tagged as "professionalism" (showing 1-30 of 100)
Tina Fey
“Politics and prostitution have to be the only jobs where inexperience is considered a virtue. In what other profession would you brag about not knowing stuff? “I’m not one of those fancy Harvard heart surgeons. I’m just an unlicensed plumber with a dream and I’d like to cut your chest open.” The crowd cheers.”
Tina Fey, Bossypants

Agatha Christie
“There was a moment when I changed from an amateur to a professional. I assumed the burden of a profession, which is to write even when you don't want to, don't much like what you're writing, and aren't writing particularly well.”
Agatha Christie, An Autobiography

David Halberstam
“[On writing:] "There's a great quote by Julius Irving that went, 'Being a professional is doing the things you love to do, on the days you don't feel like doing them.'"

(One On 1, interview with Budd Mishkin; NY1, March 25, 2007.)”
David Halberstam, Everything They Had: Sports Writing

Steven Pressfield
“The professional has learned that success, like happiness, comes as a by-product of work. The professional concentrates on the work and allows rewards to come or not come, whatever they like.”
Steven Pressfield, The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles

Alain de Botton
“He was a volatile mixture of confidence and vulnerability. He could deliver extended monologues on professional matters, then promptly stop in his tracks to peer inquisitively into his guest's eyes for signs of boredom or mockery, being intelligent enough to be unable fully to believe in his own claims to significance. He might, in a past life, have been a particularly canny and sharp-tongued royal advisor.”
Alain de Botton, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

“If you're good at something, never let your friends know, because for their purpose,they will make you do it for free ”

Kay Redfield Jamison
“I was bitterly resentful, but somehow greatly relieved. And I respected him enormously for his clarity of thought, his obvious caring, and his unwillingness to equivocate in delivering bad news.”
Kay Redfield Jamison, An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

Kazuo Ishiguro
“What is more, sir," his lordship went on, "I believe I have a good idea of what you mean by 'professionalism.' It appears to mean getting one's way by cheating and manipulating. It appears to mean serving the dictates of greed and advantage rather than those of goodness and the desire to see justice prevail in the world. If that is the 'professionalism' you refer to, sir, I don't care much for it and have no wish to acquire it.”
Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day

Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
“Leadership is never an avenue to be self-serving but,a platform to render great service to people.”
Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

Vignesh S.V
“Until you take your profession as passion, each and every activity looks as a headache”
Vignesh S.V, Adventures of Dollar Right

Ryan Lilly
“A professional headshot in front of a bookshelf says you're an intellectual. A professional headshot peeking though a bookshelf says you're probably under a restraining order.”
Ryan Lilly

“Professionalism shouldn't be defined by a persons paycheck, role or title. It should be defined by a persons work ethic”
Janna Cachola

“Since you cannot always carry and display your diploma. Kindly act like you have one. Professionalism. Include that to your dictionary.”
Joshua De Vera Bautista

Amit Kalantri
“A true professional not only follows but loves the processes, policies and principles set by his profession.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“In the business people with expertise, experience and evidence will make more profitable decisions than people with instinct, intuition and imagination.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“A professional who doesn't deliver as committed is not just lazy, he is a liar.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Gideon Haigh
“[I]f Modi is toast, it will in one sense be a tremendous pity. In his way, he represents a third generation in cricket's governance. For a hundred years and more, cricket was run by administrators, who essentially maintained the game without going out of their way to develop it. More recently it has been run by managers, with just an ounce or two of strategic thought. Modi was neither; he was instead a genuine entrepreneur. He has as much feeling for cricket as Madonna has for madrigals, but perhaps, because he came from outside cricket's traditional bureaucratic circles, he brought a vision and a common touch unexampled since Kerry Packer.”
Gideon Haigh

“We're not going to get carried away. Well, we are going to for the next couple of days!”
Paul Collingwood

“One theme that runs through many [job hunting books] is just plain harmful: the advice to "just be yourself." Wrong. Remember that first day on your first job, when you went to get your first cup of coffee? You found the coffee machine, and there, stuck on the wall behind it, was a handwritten sign reading:

You thought, "Pick up after myself? Gee, I guess I've got to develop a new way of doing things." And so you started to observe and emulate the more successful professionals around you. You weren't born this way. You developed new skills and ways of conducting yourself, in effect creating a professional persona that enabled you to survive in the professional world.”
Martin Yate, Knock 'em Dead Job Interview: How to Turn Job Interviews Into Job Offers

Ernest K. Gann
“Anyone can do the job when things are going right. In this business we play for keeps.”
Ernest K. Gann, Fate Is the Hunter

Pearl Zhu
“High-quality professions look decently, think profoundly, and act thoughtfully.”
Pearl Zhu, Talent Master: 199+ Questions to See Talent from Different Angles

Guy Mankowski
“All of the administrative methods used in professional circles- confidentiality, whatever else is in vogue- are just tools. Tools that governing bodies can deploy, under the guise of fairness. Some of the most corrupt organisations I have worked with have the most finely developed guidelines that they work to. These guidelines gives them more rope to hang their victims.”
Guy Mankowski, An Honest Deceit

“If you can't do it today, You can not do it in your whole life! Do it NOW!”
Kamal Khanzada

Abhishek Ratna
“A person’s true nature, true self, cannot change with situations.”
Abhishek Ratna, No Parking. No Halt. Success Non Stop!

Amit Kalantri
“A powerful process automatically takes care of progress, productivity and profits.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Abhishek Ratna
“In most work situations, there is usually more to see than what meets the eyes. A lot happens just beneath the surface.”
Abhishek Ratna, No Parking. No Halt. Success Non Stop!

Abhishek Ratna
is our ability to have an insight into people that
gives us the power to predict the future.”
Abhishek Ratna, No Parking. No Halt. Success Non Stop!

Amit Kalantri
“The purpose of a profession is to fulfil the personal wishes of a prospect.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Adam Carolla
“You can be an expert on anything if you just use logic.”
Adam Carolla

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