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Painted Stone Left On Path With Quote About Ripple Effect

Quote via BrainyQuote.com.

“The idea that everything is purposeful really changes the way you live. To think that everything that you do has a ripple effect, that every word that you speak, every action that you make affects other people and the planet.”

— Victoria Moran, bestselling author and speaker


Photo illustration made available for sharing: CC BY-ND 3.0. Photo by K. Patricia Bouweraerts.

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“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.”

— Kayla Ashlee, optician, optometric speaker and trainer. Quote via Spexy, The Monster Course.

Photo of Bee Alighting on Purple Flowers

Photo by P. Bouweraerts


“The coarse customer and the critical co-worker — these aren’t obstacles to your work, they’re a component of your work, and the reason you need quiet courage every single day.”

— WorkplaceStory.com

Image of Flowering Cactus With Quote About Work


“Never let it be said that a great manager cannot just make for a great career, but they can make your entire life better.”

— Dan Holliday, SPHR, Technical Recruiter, Quote via Quora.com post, in the comments

Photo of Yellow Rose With Quote About Great Managers

Photo by P. Bouweraerts


“You matter, because you are doing your best every day in this life that’s full of bumps, bruises and challenges, and no matter how many times you fall down and ‘fail,’ you still impact the world around you by your very existence and your strength to keep moving forward.”

Kathy Caprino, leadership consultant, speaker, trainer, and author of the book, “Breakdown, Breakthrough”

Snail Image With Quote

Photo by P. Bouweraerts


“People hate to change but are hungry to evolve. Change is about fixing weaknesses, while evolution is about transforming and growing.”

— Ann Tardy, founder of Life Moxie, a management consulting firm (on SHRM.org)

Image of Monarch Caterpillar

Photo by P. Bouweraerts


“In the workplace, bullies often target persons who are particularly skilled or competent, viewing them as competition, and compensating for their own weaknesses.”

— Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., on the PsychologyToday.com blog

Image of swan


“Here’s a radical concept — treat your employees as well as you do your best customers, and your business will reap rewards beyond your wildest imagination….”

— Sarah Patterson, on FastCompany.com

Image of Gecko With Quote


“He (Bo Olson) lasted less than two years in a book marketing role (at Amazon) and said that his enduring image was watching people weep in the office, a sight other workers described as well. ‘You walk out of a conference room and you’ll see a grown man covering his face,’ he said. ‘Nearly every person I worked with, I saw cry at their desk.’ Thanks in part to its ability to extract the most from employees, Amazon is stronger than ever.”

— Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld, “Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace,“ 2015, The New York Times

New York Times Quote From Article About Amazon


“There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.”

— Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi Quote


“The success of your organization doesn’t depend on your understanding of economics, or organizational development, or marketing. It depends, quite simply, on your understanding of psychology: how each individual employee connects with your customers; how each individual employee connects with your company.”

— James K. Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup (2002)

Quote by James Clifton with Image of Lilly among green foliage


“Even when a situation seems so personal, even if others insult you directly, it has nothing to do with you. What they say, what they do, and the opinions they give are according to the agreements they have in their own minds. …But if you do not take it personally, you are immune in the middle of hell.”

— Don Miguel Ruiz, in the book “The Four Agreements”

Quote by Don Miguel Ruiz with Image of Flower in Burnt Forest


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