Favorite Quotations ~  Productivity Prayer Of Jesus

"You cannot mandate productivity; you must provide the tools to let people become their best." ~ Steve Jobs

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Three things happen in every merger: first, a cloud of ambiguity; second, a drop in trust level; third, self-preservation. Then a fifteen percent drop in middle management productivity. ~ Pierce Pritchett

The cost savings in India were three to one, but the difference in productivity was six to one. ~ Dev Ittycheria

Attitude is everything. It motivates action, which increases productivity and improves morale, which perpetuates a positive attitude. ~ Robert Urich

Creative thinking is not a talent, it is a skill that can be learnt. It empowers people by adding strength to their natural abilities which improves teamwork, productivity and where appropriate profits. ~ Edward de Bono

Four dimensions of creativity: creation, productivity, originality, and expressiveness. The courage to take risks and persistence are the key characteristics of the creative person. ~ Eli Lilly

We know where most of the creativity, the innovation, the stuff that drives productivity lies in the minds of those closest to the work. ~ John F. Welch

It is not my intention to do away with government. It is rather to make it work work with us, not over us; stand by our side, not ride on our back. Government can and must provide opportunity, not smother it; foster productivity, not stifle it. ~ Ronald Reagan

Praise keeps productivity and quality high. This works especially with those who do routine jobs over a long period of time. We all appreciate recognition. No one can every get too much approval. ~ Priscilla Elfrey

Productivity is notoriously difficult to predict. ~ Alan Greenspan, Speech, 2/16/05