Joy of work

I like what I do so much that I don’t consider it work. Albert L. Ueltschi – American pilot and businessman, founder and until 1952 president "FlightSafety International" (1917-2012), Quotations book 2024

Enjoy work

There is nothing better for a person than to enjoy their work, because that is their lot. The Bible, Ecclesiastes 3:22 (NIV) - Quotations book 2024


You can have a job, or you can have a career, or you can have a calling. And if you can somehow figure out how to have a calling, you hit the jackpot because that’s the big deal. Jeffrey P. "Jeff" Bezos – American company founder: Amazon (b. 1964), from his speech at the George W. Bush's Presidential Center's Forum on Leadership (2018), Quotations book 2024

Bishop’s word

Rebuking troublemakers, comforting the fainthearted, looking after the weak, refuting opponents, being on guard against the devious, teaching the ignorant, rousing the lazy, restraining the quarrelsome, resisting the conceited, calming people fighting, helping the poor, liberating the oppressed, encouraging the good, tolerating the bad – and loving them all. Corripiendi sunt inquieti,...


Thousands and millions of individuals work, produce and save ... They are prompted by a natural vocation rather than mere thirst for money. The taste, their pride in seeing one's company prosper, establish a reputation, inspire confidence from an ever-growing clientele, their pleasure in extending their facilities and embellishing their offices, constitute an incentive towards progress that...


We will hire someone with less experience, less education, and less expertise than someone who has more of those things and has a rotten attitude. Because we can train people. We can teach people how to lead. We can teach people how to provide customer service. But we can't change their DNA. Herbert D. "Herb" Kelleher - American entrepreneur, co-founder of Southwest Airlines (1931-2019),...


The essential difference in service is not machines or "things". The essential difference is minds, hearts, spirits, and soul. Herbert D. "Herb" Kelleher - American entrepreneur, co-founder of Southwest Airlines (1931-2019)


I work on the principle that you should never do something that others can do for you. attrubited to John D. Rockefeller - American oil magnate, sunday"s School teacher and world"s richest man at his time (1839-1937)

Help to improve performance

Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. Sheryl Sandberg – American manager and philanthropist, COO of Facebook (b. 1969), about "Harvard Business School" in "Lean In for Graduates" (2014), Quotations book 2022


A Master is not the one who teaches something, but the one who inspires the student to give the best of himself to find out what he already knows. Paulo Coelho de Souza – Brazilian writer (b. 1947), from "A Bruxa de Porto Bello" (2006) [Um mestre] não é aquele que ensina algo, mas aquele que inspira o aluno a dar o melhor de si para descobrir o que ele já sabe. Paulo Coelho de Souza -...


Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off. Colin Powell - American general and politician, 2001-05 Secretary of state (1937-2021)

Be good

Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that. Anthony Volodkin – American entrepreneur (b. 1985), Quotations book 2021


Hire character. Train skill. Peter W. Schutz - German-born American industrial manager (1930-2017), Quotations book 2021


The work can wait while you show the child the rainbow, but the rainbow won"t wait while you do the work. Mary "Patricia"(Wise) Clafford - amerikanische Schriftstellerin (1900-1998)


The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. Richard Bach – American writer (b. 1936), from "Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah" (1977)


Innovation distinguishes a leader from a follower. Steve Jobs – American company founder: Apple (1955-2011), as quoted in "Steve Jobs, the Journey Is the Reward" (1988)


No work is worse than overwork. Samuel Smiles - Scottish author and government reformer (1812-1904), from "Character" (1871)

Civility code

1. We will greet and acknowledge each other. 2. We will say please and thank you. 3. We will treat each other equally and with respect. 4. We will be direct, sensitive and honest. 5. We will address incivility whenever it occurs. William "Bill" Hybels – American Evangelical minister, founding and former senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church (b. 1951), in his notes to the "Global...


The labour we delight in physics pain. William Shakespeare – English writer (1564-1616), in "Macbeth" 2nd act, scene 2 "Macbeth" (1623)