Before you have an argument with your boss, you'd better take a good look at both sides--his side & the outside.
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
A good manager doesn't try to eliminate conflict; he tries to keep it from wasting the energies of his people. If you're the boss and your people fight you openly when they think that you are wrong -- that's healthy.
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties
Nothing is as embarrassing as watching your boss do something you assured him couldn't be done.
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure
Your real boss is the one who walks around under your hat.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Put an Englishman into the garden of Eden, and he would find fault with the whole blasted concern; put a Yankee in, and he would see where he could alter it to advantage; put an Irishman in, and he would want to boss the thing; put a Dutchman in, and he would proceed to plant it.
A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.
Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.
When the boss is a way, work becomes a holiday.
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
Show me a man who is a good loser and I'll show you a man who is playing golf with his boss
Can you not see that it is the INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM and not the "boss" which must be changed?
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was any smarter.
A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all, a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting.
The worst mistake a boss can make is not to say 'well done'.
In the past a leader was a boss. Today's leaders must be partners with their people.... they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.
He isn't a real boss until he has trained subordinates to shoulder most of his responsibilities
An exchange of ideas occurs when you take an idea to your boss and you come back with his idea.
Al Gore has gained a lot of weight lately. Of course, unlike his former boss he only has to worry about getting into his own pants.
Where water is boss, the land must obey