Working

Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
—Bagehot

Oct 312013
 

A relentlessly cheerful, upbeat, can-do attitude is a highly effective form of bullying.

Oct 302013
 

Blaming an actor for being a narcissist is like blaming a tiger for being a carnivore.

Oct 182013
 

To manage people effectively you must not only accept but praise work that you could have done better yourself.

Oct 102013
 

More successful enterprises have been created for spite than for money.

Oct 092013
 

An actor can be ugly and still have no talent.

Sep 242013
 

Executives rail against government bureaucracy from the confines of a corporate bureaucracy that would shame an apparatchik.

Aug 192013
 

Professional courtesy is a conspiracy against the public.

Aug 072013
 

Humanity for the first time is burdened with a vast proletariat of literate, ambitious, and demanding people who can’t really do anything.

Jul 252013
 

You haven’t learned a trade until you are surprised to see it done well.

Jul 232013
 

The good customer never reminds the shopkeeper how good a customer he is.