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Joining An Organization Quotes


"Art is an artificial organization of experience ..." - Sara Maitland

"We can not lead an organization, we can run an organization. We can only lead people." - Simon Sinek

"There is no such thing as an unimportant person in an organization." - Colin Powell

"I don't have much of an organization at all. I listen to my heart." - Wayne Dyer

"Everyone in America seems to be joining an organization of some kind, and in Congress one hears from them all." - Millicent Fenwick

"Research shows that the climate of an organization influences an individuals contribution far more than the individual himself." - W Edwards Deming

"The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them." - John C Maxwell

"Our first responsibility as a leader is to create an attractive dream, to proclaim a destination, communicating it in detail to others who might be interested in joining our expedition." - Susan Collins

"The key to handling problems and conflict within an organization is to keep the channels of communication wide open." - Anita Roddick

"Not one example of significant self-generation or self-organization can be found in the entire realm of nature.... Without causation, nothing happens and without organization by an intelligent being, systems tend to lower and lower levels of complexity." - Hugh Ross

"A new leader has to be able to change an organization that is dreamless, soulless and visionless ... someone's got to make a wake up call." - Warren G. Bennis

"Without respect, the subtle alchemy that binds an organization or that serves as the impetus for a business transaction would dissolve into mutual suspicion and hostility." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"The government is mainly an expensive organization to regulate evildoers, and tax those who behave: government does little for fairly respectable people except annoy them." - E W Howe

"That's important when you are running an organization so that the people who work with you know what you believe in and know those beliefs won't change." - George W Bush

"I am struck by how many leading women... today started as Girl Scouts. It is an organization that obviously develops strong women leaders." - Christine Todd Whitman

"In all fighting, the direct method may be used for joining battle, but indirect methods will be needed in order to secure victory. In battle, there are not more than two methods of attack.. the direct and the indirect; yet these two in combination give rise to an endless series of maneuvers." - Sun Tzu

"As Dr. King said, an injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. It is that creed of the civil rights movement that still motivates us today...So today, we take up the cause of joining arms with our immigrant brothers and sisters in that spirit... to lend a hand to those who confront injustice as a result of a broken immigration system." - Steven Horsford

"I dont like the idea of spirituality done the way its done. The only way I could understand it was through creativity, not by going to an Ashram, or finding a guru or joining a temple. I made work out of it." - Mia

"Some go to sleep in an organization and never wake up, and those who do wake up put them selves to sleep again by joining another. This acquisitive movement is called expansion of thought, progress." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"I think every leader has an obligation - the absolute obligation - to treat everyone fairly. But they also have the obligation to treat everyone differently. Because people aren't all the same, and the last thing you ever want to do, in my opinion, is let the best in your organization be treated like the worst in your organization. It does nothing for your future." - Jack Welch

"Never join an organization." - Georges Braque

"Remember that, in the end, the customer doesn't know, or care, if you are small or large as an organization - she or he only focuses on the garment hanging on the rail in the store." - Giorgio Armani

"A democracy is a state which recognizes the subjection of the minority to the majority, that is, an organization for the systematic use of violence by one class against the other, by one part of the population against another." - Vladimir Lenin

"The greatness of every mighty organization embodying an idea in this world lies in the religious fanaticism and intolerance with which, fanatically convinced of its own right, it intolerantly imposes its will against all others." - Adolf Hitler

"Search and you will find that at the base and birth of every great business organization was an enthusiast, man consumed with earnestness of purpose, with confidence in his powers, with faith in the worthwhileness of his endeavors." - B C Forbes

"I learned that, before you reach an objective, you must be ready with a new one, and you must start to communicate it to the organization. But it is not the goal itself that is important." - Jan Carlzon

"The only irreplaceable capital an organization possesses is the knowledge and ability of its people. The productivity of that capital depends on how effectively people share their competence with those who can use it." - Andrew Carnegie

"Innovation- any new idea-by definition will not be accepted at first. It takes repeated attempts, endless demonstrations, monotonous rehearsals before innovation can be accepted and internalized by an organization. This requires courageous patience." - Warren G. Bennis

"Steve Chandler and Duane Black present an approach to management that promises to lower your stress level, increase your happiness and allow everyone in your organization to be more creative and productive." - Rolf Dobelli

"...a state is not the same thing as a society, although the Greeks and Romans thought it was. A state is an organization of power on a territorial basis." - Carroll Quigley

"Allah made joining and connecting with the kinship and cognation, the cause of lengthening of life." - Fatima bint Muhammad

"Art is a means of union among men, joining them together in the same feeling." - Leo Tolstoy

"Where are the links of the chain ... joining us to the past?" - Dorothy Dunnett

"Not everyone in an organization is in a position to accumulate power through competent performance because most people are just carrying out the ordinary and the expected - even if they do it very well. The extent to which a job is routinized fails to give an advantage to anyone doing it because 'success' is seen as inherent in the very establishment of the position and the organization surrounding it. Neither persons nor organizations get 'credit' for doing the mandatory or the expected." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"La Raza stands for 'The Race' - and they say so openly. They are a pro-Hispanic organization; I will call them a racist organization. They base their philosophy on race. They advocate for those minorities that fit within the category that they define as drives them. They are apologists for illegal immigrants - and we are funding them with your tax dollars in this administration through earmarks. It is outrageous. It's an in-your-face act on the part of this Congress." - Steve King

"The Red Cross in its nature, it aims and purposes, and consequently, its methods, is unlike any other organization in the country.It is an organization of physical action, of instantaneous action, at the spur of the moment; it cannot await the ordinary deliberation of organized bodies if it would be of use to suffering humanity,[ellipsis in original] it has by its nature a field of its own." - Clara Barton

"I am an organization freak!" - Khloe Kardashian

"I'm delighted to be joining INVESCO, an organization that has been growing both in terms of assets under management and the breadth of investment capabilities offered. I see great potential in working with the accomplished investment centers within INVESCO and providing expertise to help develop strategic solutions for our clients." - Diane Garnick

"Synergy does not mean giving up what we want. It means joining to co-create so each is able to receive ever more of what attracts us through joining rather than opposing." - Barbara Marx Hubbard

"I see my tweets as a current joining a bunch of other currents in the world's craziest ocean." - Roxane Gay

"Religion supports and perpetuates the social organization it reflects." - Riane Eisler

"Really great people rarely leave a healthy organization." - Patrick Lencioni

"The primary asset of any business is its organization." - William Feather

"The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of nonviolence has been the organization of violence." - Joan Baez

"Leaders determine the level of an organization." - John C Maxwell

"Pacing is really important in an organization." - Harry West

"An organization needs to be constantly refreshed." - Tim Finchem

"Comparing the three domains, I found that for jobs of all kinds, emotional competencies were twice as prevalent among distinguishing competencies as were technical skills and purely cognitive abilities combined. In general the higher a position in an organization, the more EI mattered: for individuals in leadership positions, 85 percent of their competencies were in the EI domain." - Daniel Goleman

"In an organization of any significant size, the executives cannot create the future single-handedly. They must develop the enterprise in a constellation of teams within the overall team if they hope to bring the special talents and resources to bear on the challenge of creating superior customer value and sustaining a competitive advantage in the eyes of its customers." - Karl Albrecht

"Since World War II, Japan has spawned enormous numbers of new religions featuring the supernatural.... In Thailand, diseases are treated with pills manufactured from pulverized sacred Scripture. Witches are today being burned in South Africa.... The worldwide TM [Transcendental Meditation] organization has an estimated valuation of $3 billion. For a fee, they promise to make you invisible, to enable you to fly." - Carl Sagan

"The United Nations and the Organization of American States have named 2011 as the International Year for People of African Descent. This is an opportunity for all of us around the globe to celebrate the diversity of our societies and to honor the contributions that our fellow citizens of African descent make every day to the economic, social and political fabrics of our communities." - Hillary Clinton

"Charles Babbage proposed to make an automaton chess-player which should register mechanically the number of games lost and gained in consequence of every sort of move. Thus, the longer the automaton went on playing game, the more experienced it would become by the accumulation of experimental results. Such a machine precisely represents the acquirement of experience by our nervous organization." - William Stanley Jevons

"... I try ... to use my own voice in a way that shows caring, respect, appreciation, and patience. Your voice, your language, help determine your culture. And part of how a corporate culture is defined is how the people who work for an organization use language." - Frances Hesselbein

"A constant tension exists between an individual's interests, personal needs, and skills, and what the organization requires of her. We've all asked ourselves, How much of my own agenda should I sacrifice in order to help the rest of the staff meet the company's goals?" - Pat Heim

"Producing major change in an organization is not just about signing up one charismatic leader. You need a group - a team - to be able to drive the change. One person, even a terrific charismatic leader, is never strong enough to make all this happen." - John P Kotter

"Israel can make peace with an organization that seeks its destruction. That's Hamas. But Israel can make peace with the Palestinian Authority. It requires a lot of courage from both sides including President Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"When a person travels through a few years with an organization, or with a partnership, or any other kind of working association, he leaves a 'wake' behind in these two areas, task and relationship: what did he accomplish and how did he deal with people?" - Henry Cloud

"I know historians aren't supposed to fall in love with their own theories, but I was head over heels about the notion of an entire band of female French agents, like a nineteenth-century Charlie's Angels. Only better. It made the Pink Carnation's organization look positively humdrum." - Lauren Willig

"Be militant! Be an organization that is going to do things! If you can find older men who will give you countenance and acceptableleadership, follow them; but if you cannot, organize separately and dispense with them. There are only two sorts of men to be associated with when something is to be done: Those are young men and men who never grow old." - Woodrow Wilson

"The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society. Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." - Vince Lombardi

"We may say, in a broad way, that Greek philosophy down to Aristotle expresses the mentality appropriate to the City State; that Stoicism is appropriate to a cosmopolitan despotism; that stochastic philosophy is an intellectual expression of the Church as an organization; that philosophy since Descartes, or at any rate since Locke, tends to embody the prejudices of the commercial middle class; and that Marxism and Fascism are the philosophies appropriate to the modern industrial state." - Bertrand Russell

"In an ironic twist, I now see Good to Great not as a sequel to Built to Last, but more of a prequel. Good to Great is about how to turn a good organization into one that produces sustained great results. Built to Last is about how you take a company with great results and turn it into an enduring great company of iconic stature." - James C Collins

"Why is there always one bloke in these boy bands who looks like he came to fix the boiler and somehow got bullied into joining the group?" - John Connolly

"A learning organization is an organization that is continually expanding its capacity to create its future." - Peter Senge

"In business, organization is an absolute necessity, not an alternative." - Larry Burkett

"Set goals - high goals for you and your organization. When your organization has a goal to shoot for, you create teamwork, people working for a common good." - Bear Bryant

"That just shows you their type of class and integrity. They claim to be first class and the best organization. It's an embarrassment and it shows the lack of class that they really have.....The Eagles would be undefeated right now with Green Bay's quarterback. We'd probably be in a much better position with him on the team (instead of present Eagles quarterback Donavon McNabb)." - Terrell Owens

"No physiologist who calmly considers the question in connection with the general truths of his science, can long resist the conviction that different parts of the cerebrum subserve different kinds of mental action. Localization of function is the law of all organization whatever: separateness of duty is universally accompanied with separateness of structure: and it would be marvellous were an exception to exist in the cerebral hemispheres." - Herbert Spencer

"We call it 3HO, an organization of healthy, happy, and holy people. It has no membership charge, no presidents, and at this point not even a secretary. Anybody can be a member who will promise that he shall undertake to practice these exercises, and to practice to breathe consciously. Be aware that the breath is the divine charge and it is a gift of the God." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"Once again the Naderites were onstage attacking the Educational Testing Service - the organization which develops and administers the scholastic aptitude tests...the reason for the wax is that the E.T.S. tests persist in showing some people to be smarter than others. And if some people are smarter than others, there might actually be some justification for an economic system in which some people have more money and authority than others." - Daniel Seligman

"If your goal is to make the world a better place, one thing you can do is pick a specific challenge that you really care about. Then, learn as much as you can about it and try to volunteer your time to help an organization that is working in this area. While you're doing that, look for creative new ways to use technology to tackle parts of the problem that you come in contact with." - Bill Gates

"In a two-year period, all my dreams came true: the birth of a son... publishing a best-selling book... launching a successful organization... joining the [Barack] Obama Administration... And then all my nightmares came true." - Van Jones

"An organization cannot increase its productivity-but people can!" - John C Maxwell

"Every individual in an organization is motivated by something different." - Rick Pitino

"No organization ever created an innovation. People innovate, not companies." - Seth Godin

"people are all there is to an organization" - Gary Hamel

"United decidedly is not an innovative, adaptive organization." - Adam Hartung

"The successful implementation of creative ideas within an organization." - Teresa Amabile

"Life is like a cob web, not an organization chart." - Ross Perot

"The Mozilla Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization." - Mitchell Baker

"Life is like a cobweb, not an organization chart." - Ross Perot

"Every organization must be prepared to abandon everything it does to survive in the future." - Peter Drucker

"Anyone in a large organization who thinks major change is impossible should probably get out." - John P Kotter

"The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication." - Michael Faraday

"I never joined the Boy Scouts. I don't trust any organization that has a handbook." - George Carlin

"I think leadership is never singular. In a good organization, it's plural." - Mike Krzyzewski

"Management of many is the same as management of few. It is a matter of organization." - Sun Tzu

"If ethics are poor at the top, that behavior is copied down through the organization." - Robert Noyce

"The human brain, then, is the most complicated organization of matter that we know." - Isaac Asimov

"Marketing is not about your agency winning awards. It's about your organization winning business." - David Meerman Scott

"The organization that can't communicate can't change, and the corporation that can't change is dead." - Nido R Qubein

"The importance of discretion increases with closeness to the top of a hierarchical organization." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"Do not let your life, ministry or organization go faster than your resources." - Dave Ramsey

"Organization and method mean much, but contagious human characters mean more in a university." - William James

"A totally honest organization would never hide or disguise actions or stonewall." - Brian Martin

"To triple the growth of your organization, triple the growth of your people." - Robin S. Sharma

"Irrelevance happens when the speed of change outside an organization is greater than speed of change inside an organization." - Rick Warren

"Joining a company is an act that calls for absolute loyalty in big matters and little ones." - Thomas Watson

"If you're building a startup or any sort of organization, take a few moments to reflect on the qualities that the people you most enjoy working with embody and the user experience of new people joining your organization, from the offer letter to their first day." - Matt Mullenweg

"The Andrew Principle is when the incompetence of an organization exceeds the incompetence of certain individuals within that organization, thereby allowing their promotion within said organization." - Chris Alexander

"Change is the norm; unless an organization sees that its task is to lead change, that organization will not survive." - Peter Drucker

"When I finally embraced abstinence it was because of the simple urge to work a longer day. Thus, without joining Alcoholics Anonymous, I was at last able to leave Piss-Artists Notorious." - Clive James

"Why would I become involved with something that doesn't include everyone? If you're getting married today, it's the equivalent of joining a country club that doesn't allow blacks or Jews." - Sarah Silverman

"Slovakias joining the OECD in 1999 is totally dependent on meeting economic reforms required such as transparency and legislation that permits fair and open conduct of trade and business." - John Mica

"My enthusiasm for joining the New York Film Academy is predicated on my personal explorations into video as well as a sense of responsibility to share my extended experience of photography with committed students in both mediums." - Ralph Gibson

"Accuse American businessmen of being responsible for radicalism and they would indignantly deny the accusation. Yet, in one fundamental sense, they are responsible. They are responsible in the sense that they have utterly neglected to take part in the work and the organization which precede the choosing of candidates for political office. Local political organizations all over the land are conducted and controlled, as a rule, by politicians.... Businessmen have shirked such responsibilities, leaving an untrammeled field to others less capable of carrying on the administration of government." - B C Forbes

"The distinguishing of the strata, or layers, in the embryonic membrane was a turning-point in the study of the history of evolution, and placed later researches in their proper light. A division of the (disc-shaped) embryo into an animal and a plastic part first takes place. In the lower part (the plastic or vegetative layer) are a serous and a vascular layer, each of peculiar organization. In the upper part also (the animal or serous germ-layer) two layers are clearly distinguishable, a flesh-layer and a skin-layer. (1828)" - Karl Ernst von Baer

"Whatever community organization, whether it's a women's organization, or fighting for racial justice ... you will get satisfaction out of doing something to give back to the community that you never get in any other way." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"Every person in the organization must change inside their hearts and minds, so that they themselves become principle centred." - Stephen Covey

"Every great institution is the lengthened shadow of a single man. His character determines the character of the organization." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"What, then is law [government]? It is the collective organization of the individual right to lawful defense." - Frederic Bastiat

"Schools should take part in the great work of construction and organization that will have to be done." - John Dewey

"I'm proud of everybody in our organization. Not every story has a happy ending. Doesn't mean it's a bad story." - David Blatt

"Take my assets - but leave me my organization and in five years I'll have it all back." - Alfred P Sloan

"There can be no separation in your organization. You win as a team, you lose as a team." - Mike Shanahan

"In almost every job now, people use software and work with information to enable their organization to operate more effectively." - Bill Gates

"Any great and inspiring leader or organization that ever existed set out to do something completely unrealistic." - Simon Sinek

"The P.L.O. [Palestine Liberation Organization] has never missed an opportunity to miss an opportunity." - Abba Eban

"If you don't have an emotionally healthy staff you won't move forward as an organization." - Jeff Henderson

"I don't just whisper it, I say it and I say it: 'The United Nations is an anti-Semitic organization, an anti-Israel organization.'" - Ileana Roslehtinen

"Because the better an organization is at fulfilling its purpose, the more it attracts people who see the organization as an opportunity to advance themselves." - Robert Shea

"Baseball is continuous, like nothing else among American things, an endless game of repeated summers, joining the long generations of all the fathers and all the sons." - Donald Hall

"Watercolor is an alchemical medium - colors mixing with water, joining with it, being extended by it - creating new life where none had been before." - Joseph Raffael

"I'm a longtime fan of American Eagle, so when they approached me about joining their 'Live Your Life' campaign, it already felt like an organic fit." - Shay Mitchell

"In any bureaucratic organization there will be two kinds of people: those who work to further the actual goals of the organization, and those who work for the organization itself. Examples in education would be teachers who work and sacrifice to teach children, vs. union representatives who work to protect any teacher including the most incompetent. The Iron Law states that in all cases, the second type of person will always gain control of the organization, and will always write the rules under which the organization functions." - Jerry Pournelle

"Organization kills." - John Dos Passos

"I'm very happy and excited to be re-joining the Sixers family as a part of their broadcast team. I spent my best and most enthusiastic years of my NBA career with this organization and its fans and I truly feel honored and blessed to have been given this opportunity to return." - Eric Snow

"It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The success of an organization will depend on the people you surround yourself with." - Donald Rumsfeld

"Albrecht's Law - Intelligent people, when assembled into an organization, will tend toward collective stupidity." - Karl Albrecht

"Sometimes an organization doesn't need a solution; it just needs clarity." - Ben Horowitz

"Every organization has an allotted number of positions to be filled by misfits." - Owen Marshall

"I don't trust an organization that would make policy out of fear." - Melissa De La Cruz

"We cannot abdicate our conscience to an organization, nor to a government." - Albert Schweitzer

"The only things that evolve by themselves in an organization are disorder, friction and malperformance." - Peter Drucker

"The purpose of an organization is to enable ordinary humans beings to do extraordinary things." - Peter Drucker

"An ideal organization is one in which each worker's potentialities find room for expression." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"God works through men. I see nowhere in the Word where God picks an organization." - Dawson Trotman

"Peter's Principle: In an organization, each person rises to the level of his own incompetence." - Laurence J Peter

"Hierarchy is an organization with its face toward the CEO and its ass toward the customer." - Jack Welch

"Loyalty, up and down the line. That's one quality an organization must have to be successful." - Bum Phillips

"Sometimes an organization does' need a solution; it just needs clarity." - Ben Horowitz

"If you want to learn about an organization, try to change it." - Kurt Lewin

"Build an organization that can tackle the tough things and keep moving." - Geoffrey Canada

"An organization is not truly great, if it cannot be great without you." - James C Collins

"The more successful an organization becomes, the more difficult it is to deal with." - James Cook

"If you want the best results in an organization, you must rely solely on merit." - James Cook

"When values are deeply embedded within an organization, they seldom change." - Bill Capodagli

"If an organization produces a document, it should be made public as soon as possible." - Chelsea Manning

"The purpose of an organization is to enable common men to do uncommon things." - Peter Drucker



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