Quotes about People Management

"When you hire people who are smarter than you are, you prove you are smarter than they are."

R.H. Grant (-)


"Surround yourself with strong people. Don't be afraid to admit that you are not great at everything."

Unknown [Help Us] (-)


"People support what they create !."

Unknown [Help Us] (-)


"A business changes, the individual is the one who brings tools to the company."

Philip Harris (-) CEO PJM Interconnection


"In all of these industries, the key unit of value creation is the individual...the logic of deconstructing value chains is carried to its limit: individual employees (the smallest possible sliver of the business)extract the value that uniquely create."

Philip Evans and Thomas S. Wurster (-) Boston Consulting Group


"We expected that good-to-great leaders would begin by setting a new vision and strategy. We found instead that they first got the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus, and the right people in the right seats -and then they figured out where to drive it. The old adage 'People are your most important assets' turns out to be wrong. People are not your most important asset. The right people are."

Jim Collins (-) from: Good to Great


"Numerous motivational studies show that employees typically place a high value on getting information about their job, their performance and how the company is doing."

Bob Nelson (-) author 1001 Ways to Motivate Employees


"When was the last time you asked your employees if they have the right level of challenge in their work."

Alex Hiam (-) artist and writer about leadership


"Which horses win races-those the jockey whips the hardest, or the ones who enjoy running the most ?."

Unknown [Help Us] (-)


"The character and qualifications of the leader are reflected in the men he selects, develops and gather around him. Show me the leader and I will know his men. Show me the men and I will know the leader. Therefore, to have loyal, efficient employees, be a loyal and efficient employer."

Arthur W. Newcomb (-)