Favorite Quotations ~  Management, 2 Vitamin C for a Healthy Workplace

"I think it is conceded that I generally do pretty big things as a manager, am audacious in my outlays and risks, give much for little money, and make my shows worthy the support of the moral and refined classes." ~ P.T. Barnum

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We don't have as many managers as we should, but we would rather have too few than too many. ~ Larry Page, NY Post, 8/24/04

Firing is always difficult. The right way: one-on-one. The wrong way: snickering in front of other people, or via email. ~ David Moore, USA Today, 3/5/04

Management means, in the last analysis, the substitution of thought for brawn and muscle, of knowledge for folkways and superstition, and of cooperation for force. ~ Peter F. Drucker

When you find a man who knows his job and is willing to take responsibility, keep out of his way and don't bother him with unnecessary supervision. What you may think is cooperation is nothing but interference. ~ Thomas Dreier

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

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