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After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say 'I want to see the manager.'
William S. Burroughs
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
I was nine or 10 years old and my father was sacked on Christmas Day. He was a manager, the results had not been good, he lost a game on December 22 or 23. On Christmas Day, the telephone rang and he was sacked in the middle of our lunch.
The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
Don't be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself.
My plan is to have a theatre in some small town or something and I'll be manager. Ill be the crazy old movie guy.
An employee's motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager.
The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.
Achieving the highest possible return on human capital must be every manager's goal.
There is no real limit to how much better a person who really commits to getting better can get. Every manager has the potential to become an excellent manager for the rest of his or her career.
The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
I'm almost like three people. There's me the, Dolly, the person. There's me, the star. And then there's me, the manager.
It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician.
I think that the best training a top manager can be engaged in is management by example.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
I love it when people say things to me in public and want to meet me, because I want to meet them! Early on, my manager told me, 'If you want to sell 500,000 records, then go out there and meet 500,000 people.'
A manager is an assistant to his men.
Thomas J. Watson
There are times when even the best manager is like the little boy with the big dog, waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there.
And, we have no such thing as a budget anymore. Our manager freaks when we show him the bill. We're lavish to the bone, but all our money goes back into the product.
The one word that makes a good manager - decisiveness.
Football is made up of all kinds of conflict. In a dressing room, between players, between us and the manager, between us and loads of people who don't seem to matter. It's constant and harsh sometimes.
Decisiveness is the one word that makes a good manager.
Telling the entire world and his dog how good a manager I was. I knew I was the best but I should have said nowt and kept the pressure off 'cos they'd have worked it out for themselves.
My manager is definitely a mentor as well as Usher.
I am a sensitive writer, actor and director. Talking business disgusts me. If you want to talk business, call my disgusting personal manager.
Oh, there's all these rumors that I'm a lesbian. I have a boyfriend now, Brandon Blackstock; my manager Narvel's son, Reba McEntire's stepson.
The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.
Warren G. Bennis
The job of arguing with the umpire belongs to the manager, because it won't hurt the team if he gets thrown out of the game.
One of the jobs of a manager is to instill confidence, pump confidence into your people. And when you've got somebody who's raring to go and you can smell it and feel it, give 'em that shot.
A leader is the one who can outline the broad vision and the direction, and say here's where we are going to go, here's why we need to go there, and here's how we are going to get there. A manager is the one who actually gets up under the hood and tunes the carburetor.
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