Quotes About Boss

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E.L. James
“So you're my boss now," I snap.
"Technically, I'm you're boss's boss's boss."
"And technically, it's gross moral turpitude- the fact that i am fucking my boss's boss's boss."
"At the moment, you're arguing with him." Christian scowls.”
E.L. James, Fifty Shades Darker

Markus Zusak
“They say that war is death's best friend, but I must offer you a different point of view on that one. To me, war is like the new boss who expects the impossible. He stands over your shoulder repeating one thin, incessantly: 'Get it done, get it done.' So you work harder. You get the job done. The boss, however, does not thank you. He asks for more.”
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Patrick Ness
“Being a leader is making the people you love hate you a little more each day.”
Patrick Ness, The Ask and the Answer

Criss Jami
“A sign of power in a man is not only when people follow what he suggests, but also when people make a conscious effort to do the exact opposite of what he suggests.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Toba Beta
“Many people are smarter than their stupid bosses.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

J.J. McAvoy
“I swear to God . . .”
“God doesn’t come to this part of the house, so swear to me.” -Liam C”
J.J. McAvoy

Jeannette Walls
“You'll never make a fortune working for the boss man”
Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle

“Women have traditionally took secondary roles to men. I want to be the boss not the secretary.”
Bianca Frazier

“If u want to work in Corporate, then u should know how to play Chess.”

Marian Keyes
“Devereaux is going with our pitch.”
“Hey, that’s just great,” I said superperkily. “Wendell’s or mine?”
“But you want to fire me. So fire me.”
“We can’t fire you. They loved you. The head guy, Leonard Daly, thought you were, I quote, ‘a
great kid, very courageous’ and a natural to do a whispering campaign. He said you had
“That’s too bad.”
“Why? You’re not quitting!”
I thought about it. “Not if you don’t want me to. Do you?”
Go on, say it.
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“No what?”
“No, we don’t want you to quit.”
“Ten grand more, two assistants, and charcoal suits. Take it or leave it.”
Ariella swallowed. “Okay to the money, okay to the assistants, but I can’t green-light charcoal
suits. Formula Twelve is Brazilian, we need carnival colors.”
“Charcoal suits or I’m gone.”
“Okay, charcoal.”
It was an interesting lesson in power. The only time you truly have it is when you genuinely
don’t care whether you have it or not.
“Right,” I said. “I’m giving myself the rest of the day off.”
Marian Keyes, Anybody Out There?

Emi Iyalla
“To succeed in this competition means finding yourself in a place where you call the shots and gets the gain. This is not an easy feat, unless you are born into it. if you are not, you will need to out-smart your equals. You need to be more ambitious than they are. You need to work harder. You need to look better and smarter. You need to justify why it should be you and not them. It’s a competition.”
Emi Iyalla

“I am often slow in catching up to the times, but even so, I still cannot even grip this idea: With nothing more than pitocin in your IV drip, you can sooner control the date and time of the birth of a human being-- the gushing entry into the great blue world of a whole new person-- than you can the scheduling of a few line cooks in your operation.”
Gabrielle Hamilton, Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef

“[Team player vs team builder]
Players focus on the wins and the loses.
Builders focus on the team and future of the vision.
Let's move our members from team player to team builder.”
Janna Cachola

Lexi Cubbins
“You know... You're still my boss... Which means... This is sexual harassment...
Oh really? I guess I’ll have to fire you then.”
Lexi Cubbins

“The difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says, 'Go!' – a leader says, 'Let's go!”
E.M. Kelly

Bohumil Hrabal
“Trembling as usual, I dropped to one knee and, holding on to the drum with one hand, looked up, wondering what he, my boss, had against me, what made him pull such terrifying faces, faces so indignant, so full of suffering that they always made me believe that I was a repulsive person and a hopeless worker who inflicted the most ignoble blows on his noble superior.”
Bohumil Hrabal, Too Loud a Solitude

Donald G. Firesmith
“I nearly said something, but then thought better of it. It doesn’t pay to publicly point out the failings of the person providing your paycheck.”
Donald G. Firesmith, What Lurks Below

Dada Bhagwan
“The one, who likes to have an ‘underhand’, will inevitably come across a ‘boss’!”
Dada Bhagwan

Dada Bhagwan
“If we protect the ‘underhand’ [those working under us], then the ‘boss’ will protect us. If we constantly reprimand the ‘underhand’, then the boss will constantly reprimand us.”
Dada Bhagwan

Dada Bhagwan
“If your instigations stop, then there will not be anyone to instigate you. All these are indeed the results of your own [past] instigations. 'You' are a King of the whole universe. 'You' do not indeed have anyone above you (as a boss, upari). 'You', yourself are the Parmatma (absolute supreme Soul).”
Dada Bhagwan

Tina Fey
“Don't hire anyone you wouldn't want to run into in the hallway at three in the morning.”
Tina Fey, Bossypants

Tina Fey
“We work long hours at these shows, and no matter how funny someone's writing sample is, if they are too talkative or needy or angry to deal with in the middle of the night by the printer, steer clear.”
Tina Fey, Bossypants

Abhishek Ratna
“It is common to come across a perfectionist at work. Life is not that tough if you have a perfectionist sub-ordinate; life is a bit tough when you have a perfectionist peer; life is toughest
when you have a perfectionist supervisor!”
Abhishek Ratna, No Parking. No Halt. Success Non Stop!

“If your teacher, parents or boss is making your Life tough, that’s only because they want you to be tough!”
Harrish Sairaman

“Every man wants commendation, so do not just commend your boss, commend those who are under you.”
Sunday Adelaja, Create Your Own Net Worth

Richie Norton
“You can be the most productive and most effective, but politics show up as ego, jealousy and sabotage from bosses who can’t perform.”
Richie Norton

Richie Norton
“If self-employment is the opposite of employed-by-other, than a job is outsourcing your freedom (time and talent) to a boss.”
Richie Norton

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