Promotion Quotes

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Rick Riordan
“No," Frank said. "I'm only a centurion."

Jason cursed in Latin. "He means he can't control a whole legion. He's not of high enough rank."

Nico swung back his black sword at another gryphon. "Well, then, promote him!”
Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

Jello Biafra
“Don't hate the media; become the media.”
Jello Biafra, Become the Media

Og Mandino
“I determine to render more and better service, each day, than I am being paid to render. Those that reach the top are the ones who are not content with doing only what is required of them.”
Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World

Israelmore Ayivor
“A sincere attitude of gratitude is a beatitude for secured altitudes. Appreciate what you have been given and you will be promoted higher.”
Israelmore Ayivor

Brian Tracy
“The essence of a successful business is really quite simple. It is your ability to offer a product or service that people will pay for at a price sufficiently above your costs, ideally three or four or five times your cost, thereby giving you a profit that enables you to buy and to offer more products and services.”
Brian Tracy

Orson Scott Card
“But in the military you don't get trusted positions just because of your ability. You also have to attract the notice of superior officers. You have to be liked. You have to fit in with the system. You have to look like what the officers above you think that officers should look like. You have to think in ways that they are comfortable with.

The result was that you ended up with a command structure that was top-heavy with guys who looked good in uniform and talked right and did well enough not to embarrass themselves, while the really good ones quietly did all the serious work and bailed out their superiors and got blamed for errors they had advised against until they eventually got out.

That was the military.”
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Shadow

Naomi Alderman
“The thing about the Lexington International Bank ladder was that it was very long, and climbing it was very exhausting, and so Andrew Brown didn't have a lot of time to think about whether he really wanted to get to the top of it—and besides, since so many other people were climbing too, the view from the top must be worth it.

So he kept going. He worked hard. He put his heart and mind and soul into it. There was an opening for a position half a rung higher than he already was. With a promotion, he might get two hours a week of a secretary's time. He'd go to more important meetings, with more senior people, and have the opportunity to impress them, and if he did he might be promoted again and then... well, of course eventually he'd be running the whole office. It's important to have a dream: otherwise you might notice where you really are.”
Naomi Alderman, Doctor Who: Borrowed Time

Howard Tayler
“Kevyn, I'm promoting you from Tech Sergeant to Munitions Commander. I want you to take responsibility for all Company weapons.

Munitions Commander? Why me?

I don't know. Call it "suspicion of extreme competence" on my part.
-Captain Tagon & Commander Kevyn Andreyasn”
Howard Tayler, The Tub of Happiness

Andrew Murray
“Humiliation is the only ladder to honoring God's Kingdom.”
Andrew Murray, Humility

Marian Keyes
“Devereaux is going with our pitch.”
“Hey, that’s just great,” I said superperkily. “Wendell’s or mine?”
“Yours.”
“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
believability.”
“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.”
“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.”
“Orange.”
“Charcoal.”
“Orange.”
“Charcoal.”
“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?

J. Robert King
“An overseer called him a traitor, and Rytlock killed him. That's how he became an overseer. Later, a legionnaire called him a deserter, and Rytlock killed him as well. That's how he became a legionnaire.”
J. Robert King, Edge of Destiny

Israelmore Ayivor
“Your health, wealth, position, performance, ability and attitude are the results of your decisions.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

Loren Weisman
“Keep the momentum while you are moving to guarantee additional motion and momentum.”
Loren Weisman, The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business: The “Who, What, When, Where, Why & How” of the Steps that Musicians & Bands Have to Take to Succeed in Music

Eraldo Banovac
“Wherever you work, work hard and educate yourself continuously. You must never forget social welfare, ethics and honesty. However, there is no guarantee for your career progression. Therefore, don't expect that only the best people will be promoted.”
Eraldo Banovac

Loren Weisman
“If you are saying the same thing as everyone else, then why would and why should anyone think you are different from everyone else?”
Loren Weisman

“To automatically be promoted from one class to another without any serious self- discipline, and self- improvement is a cheap life.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Loren Weisman
“The most devastating thing artists can do to their career is get in their own way, and way too many people do. It’s not the labels, the industry, the fans, the cities, the economy, the social media, the marketing, the promoting, the “right time,” the music, or whatever other excuse you can come up with that determines whether you succeed or you fail. It is you—no one else.”
Loren Weisman, The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business: The “Who, What, When, Where, Why & How” of the Steps that Musicians & Bands Have to Take to Succeed in Music

Loren Weisman
“Calling for change and being part of making change are two very different things. Stop calling for change and be a part of making the change you want to see.”
Loren Weisman, The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business: The “Who, What, When, Where, Why & How” of the Steps that Musicians & Bands Have to Take to Succeed in Music

“Anyone with a form of godliness is promoting ungodliness, whether ignorantly or knowingly.”
Sunday Adelaja, Insulted by Ungodliness: Raising a Generation of the Provoked in Every Nation

“Darwin's Theory Survival of the Fittest, also applies into Business. Companies which consistently innovate, keep itself updated with customer's needs, market trends, check out their competition and accordingly make the strategy to evolve and keep them ahead of competition are the ones which are best suited for survival in Business Environment Evolution”
Ashu Gaur

“It is rather your limitation that decides to what extent of greatness and to what height you are going to arise in this life. Your level of promotion in life is determined by how much you know.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

“Your voice can be made loud to speak against ungodliness and injustice and not promote it.”
Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

“Illiteracy is the number one promoter of ignorance.”
Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

“But having the independence of mind and the strength of personality to defend your work in front of the most incisive aeronautical minds --- that is what got you noticed.... That's what marked you as someone who should move ahead.”
Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

“God will always respond to our responsible management of the riches we have received from Him with promotion and stability”
Sunday Adelaja

“A man who is not ready to risk is not worthy of getting promotion”
Sunday Adelaja

Joyce Rachelle
“It's all about motive. Climbing up and climbing out look the same on the outside.”
Joyce Rachelle

Loren Weisman
“If I have to justify or prove my friendship to you by liking or sharing a post, then we are not friends. People I call friends, don't use passive-aggressive approaches with their friends to bump up their likes, shares or connections online.”
Loren Weisman

Loren Weisman
“In my talks, I share the branding approach focused on the strategy, the content and the connection over just the look and the feel. It is the content that makes the connection and continues to keep people connected.”
Loren Weisman

Jaachynma N.E. Agu
“You Have The Holy Spirit That's All You Need For That's All It Takes!”
Jaachynma N.E. Agu, Woman: You've Got All It Takes!

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