Workplace Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Workplace Quotes from famous persons: Mike Huckabee, Alissa Quart, Paula Jones, Daniel Kahneman, Brianna Wu. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Workplace Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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I support workplace clean air. But a federal ban on smoking would mean that you couldn’t smoke in your own home. I don’t care what people do in their home.
Mothers suffer in the workplace. That fact is by now so painfully familiar it even has a name: the motherhood penalty.
I think I have made an impact in the workplace and I do believe that will prevail over any of the other things in the end.
Paula Jones
People talk of the new economy and of reinventing themselves in the workplace, and in that sense most of us are less secure.
There’s a common personality type to software developers – one I certainly fall into. We’re more comfortable staring at a screen than staring into someone‘s eyes. Engineers can be brilliant in the workplace, and something less-than-brilliant everywhere else.
Frenemies are worse than enemies, and it’s not just in the workplace.
The mission for the day is to encourage students to think beyond traditional career opportunities, prepare for future careers and entrance into the workplace.
Our technological infrastructure alienates us from each other. No need to form a workplace community, everybody there will be out in a year or two, and so will you, looking for a better place.
Clearly, there aren’t enough positive moments or interactions happening in the workplace. As a result, our economy suffers, companies suffer, and individual relationships suffer.
Employing more women at all levels of a company, from new hires to senior leaders, creates a virtuous cycle. Companies become more attuned to the needs of their female employees, improving workplace culture while lowering attrition.
As women, we’re presented this false choice that is either our children or our work. But I don’t think I fully understood the paradox until I had a child. I bring my son to work and let other parents do the same. I am very intentional about the workplace that I create, and my son is a big part of that.
CEOs are called by their first names by young whippersnappers. That makes everybody uncomfortable. We need order and structure back in the workplace.
A film set is a workplace for me; it’s my office, and nobody really wants to be in a stressful work environment.
The point of a mental health first aider is to be a champion for good mental health in the workplace, to provide a safe port-of-call for anyone wanting to talk about their mental health, and to offer signposting to available expert advice and professional services.
My father had lost his eyesight, so if we placed something somewhere, it had to be in the right spot, exactly, or something could go wrong. That’s the attention to detail I demand at the workplace.
Zhou Qunfei
Jobs have become more precarious and staff turnover has increased while union membership has plummeted, weakening workplace solidarity.
Wage theft, worker rights and workplace discrimination should not be swept under the rug. The United States cannot have a functional economy where all the gains go to the corporate class while all the pain goes to regular workers.
There are terrible jerks, and there are an unusually large concentration of them in the workplace. And that means that you do have to make some changes in your behavior, but there is absolutely no need for you to give them power over your happiness.
The world belongs to the wealthy, and nowhere is this injustice more apparent than in the workplace.
Since 2012, automatic enrolment has brought millions of people into a workplace pension for the first time, thanks to the support of businesses and employees across the UK.
Wrestling is a lot like any other workplace. You don’t really talk religion or politics. But we are all independent contractors, so we pay our taxes quarterly. And we talk about taxes.
In schools giving students a full education, not to create great artists but about the right to have full expression and imagination and creativity, along with an acknowledgement that everybody learns differently. You try and you fail and you try again. All those skills are useful in the workplace, too.
We should aim for every workplace to be a place which encourages good mental health.
We can no longer allow multinationals to parade as agents of progress and democracy in the newspapers, even as they subvert it at the workplace.
John Sweeney
The workplace revolution that transformed the lives of blue-collar workers in the 1970s and 1980s is finally reaching the offices and cubicles of the white-collar workers.
I think obviously we need to work harder at extending the women’s movement. How do women who have prepared for careers and have a child get back to the workplace and still fulfill maternal roles?
For nations and societies, the ‘good’ or benefit of technology is often expressed in economic terms, in measures such as workplace productivity and business growth.
Motherhood gives you access to a range of different intellectual experiences and ways of seeing the world, which, in a way, makes you more flexible in the workplace. But our employers, our colleagues, don’t necessarily understand.
The result of the collaborative culture is that corporations or government institutions focus intensely on internal culture and pour their energy into achieving minuscule policy changes relating to workplace efficiency, gender or race.
There’s not democracy in the workplace. I mean, through most of our daily lives, the idea of democracy is fairly nonexistent. And I think things work better when the people who have to work with whatever it is we’re working with have a say in how it’s working.
There have been some gains made in terms of more equality for women in the workplace and in the way the legal system deals with issues of violence against women.
The key to an ideal workplace, in one hyphenated word, is this: self-awareness.
Men have realized that when it comes to the workplace, both the sexes have equal stake because jobs are given based on talent and skill.
Patriotism is not an abstract concept. It begins from one’s own home. It buds out from the love for one’s parents, spouses and children, the love for one’s own home, village and workplace, and further develops into the love for one’s country and fellow people.
Discipline is a big thing for me, you have to respect the workplace and your team-mate.
Paul Lambert
The quest for peace begins in the home, in the school and in the workplace.
Silvia Cartwright
If you’re just starting out in the workforce, the very best thing you can do for yourself is to get started in your workplace retirement plan. Contribute enough to grab any matching dollars your employer is offering (a.k.a. the last free money on earth).
Political and economic insecurity inevitably translates into insecurity in people’s everyday lives, from lack of access to welfare to the increasing lack of security in the workplace.
The pitch is a footballers workplace. Fans have no more right to be on it during a game than a burglar has being in your house.
For years, leaders in Columbus have launched an ideological attack on the working men and women of Ohio and their ability to collectively bargain for good wages and safe workplace conditions. That’s wrong, and it has to stop.
Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted.
Alexis Herman
Kids and adults alike are having their curiosity drained away by boredom in class or the workplace, and by the unremitting background noise of a dumbed-down pop culture.
It’s difficult on a ship to get away from your job because that accommodation house, which is where seafarers live, is their workplace, it’s where they live, it’s where they relax, it’s everything, and it’s just hard to get away. And seafarers often refer to their job as being in prison with a salary.
I am focused on ensuring all Alabama children get a good start and have the resources they need to complete school, be prepared for the workplace and ultimately succeed.
It’s hard to keep family life and workplace separated.
Monique Lhuillier
I never understood why women wanted equality in the workplace when in fact, that would be selling them short.
I strongly oppose the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. We must stand for the right of every American to practice their faith according to the dictates of their conscience, whether it be in the public square or in the workplace.
My first camera job was filming workplace safety videos, which involved months of watching and videotaping people doing their jobs. I was hooked – from there, I wanted to know where they lived and the rest of their habits and desires.
Your employees have lots of opinions about everything – your strategy and vision; the state of the competition; the quality of your products; the vibe in the workplace. There are tons of things you can learn from them.
It’s a great dynamic. The dynamic between men and women in the workplace is really interesting.
Workplace romances – or even the illusion of a workplace romance – can carry many ramifications and consequences.
Like sexual harassment in the workplace and two-martini lunches, VJs are the stuff of legend whose time and train have passed, but I was fortunate enough to sneak into the express and ride it through the greatest age.
It used to be presumed that if you weren’t at your desk working, you weren’t working, But we said, ‘Why can’t we make a workplace where casual meetings are as important as working at your desk?’ Sometimes that’s where your better creative work happens.
In every job and position, there are valuable lessons to be learned. Even in a nasty, abusive, toxic workplace, you’re being taught precisely how not to run an organization.
Maybe in the workplace I have more courage than other areas in my life.
All my life, I’ve had a strong belief that I want to judge myself and others on their contribution, not their sex. I don’t think much of it when employers want applause for hiring women or minorities. Whether for the Supreme Court or McDonald‘s, if you hire the best person, you’ll have a diverse workplace.
Individuals will achieve healthier lifestyles when prevention and wellness programs are accessible and available in their workplace, through their health provider, and in their communities.
Rob Wittman
The innovation of our workplace is key to the development of innovative solutions that address the evolving complex challenges of our clients.
Children, who receive the right nutrition early on in life, learn much more effectively when they start school. This in turn has a huge knock-on effect on their ability to thrive in the workplace as an adult.
No matter what the figures are in the workplace in terms of wages, you either feel a valued member of your staff, or you don’t.
People have told me, ‘You shouldn’t bring your daughter onto the podium, ’cause it’s the workplace,’ and things like that. But I’m not gonna really listen to that. I’m gonna do what I think is fun for me and my family, and everything’ll be all right.
I see L.A. as a workplace rather than somewhere to live. If I don’t get out, I go crazy. If you have a little success, people treat you differently, so it’s good to keep a healthy perspective. It’s acting, not rocket science.
In the workplace, employees should be judged on their merit and hard work and not on aspects that are irrelevant to their performance.
Don’t tell me how to do my job. I don’t come to your workplace and tell you how to sweep up.
I’m a woman and a person of color; I know what it’s like out there in the workplace.
Women face enough pressures and challenges in a workplace that is still depressingly biased against a female’s success. Add to that, the fact that the very thing many women I know find most rewarding (having kids) is now frowned upon.
I’ve always liked the idea of writing a workplace sitcom that was set somewhere where the stakes were really huge and yet you would still have those normal, everyday office moments that everyone can associate with.
Nick Mohammed
We want to take our activism and our power into action and change things for every woman, everywhere, working in any workplace.
The prevailing system of management has crushed fun out of the workplace.
To be honest, women just make us smarter. They make us better. I’ve noticed that in my workplace. I’ve noticed that at home. I’ve noticed that in my past experiences in life.
Workers should not be prevented from bargaining with the companies that help set their wages, benefits, schedules, and workplace conditions.
We must ensure strong, fair and robust workplace rights remain in our country’s DNA.
It’s time to update our workplace policies to reflect the realities of the 21st-century labor force and to support modern working families. It’s time to continue our nation‘s long commitment to supporting unemployed workers by extending emergency unemployment compensation.
Women are running companies, serving as the human resource director of companies, and helping employees solve problems. Women are doctors, lawyers, teachers, sales managers, marketers. They handle problems in the workplace by day and manage their families by night.
Almost everything about American society is affected by World War II: our feelings about race; our feelings about gender and the empowerment of women, moving women into the workplace; our feelings about our role in the world. All of that comes in a very direct way out of World War II.
In some ways, it’s good for company culture to build things that are intended to fail because it creates an environment where it’s OK to fail. A lot of people are very scared of that, especially in the workplace.
All women should have the ability to get ahead with hard work, be treated fairly in the workplace, and live free from fear.
We must update our country’s workplace policies to remain competitive against other developed countries.
Every day, members of the LGBTQ community deal with challenges that most Americans will never have to face. These challenges appear in the workplace, in your homes, in your community, and even in the halls of Congress.
I just think that the Europeans are depriving themselves of a high-employment economy, and they are depriving themselves of intellectual stimulation in the workplace – and personal growth – by sticking to the stultifying, rigid system that I call corporatism.
Together with Adobe, we’re committed to fostering creativity and a culture of teamwork for our shared customers so they can unlock the opportunities of today‘s rapidly evolving workplace.
A soul-based workplace asks things of me that I didn’t even know I had. It’s constantly telling me that I belong to something large in the world.
Too many immigrants lack basic workplace protections because of their immigration status.
Unless you work in HR, it’s not your responsibility to necessarily police and monitor workplace conversation.
I’m a big believer in what I call demand-style workforce development. It looks at what kinds of skills are in demand out there in the workplace. It takes that approach to skill-building.
We need to put our people first by building and investing in a workplace development pipeline.
Seek out a personal coach or mentor in the workplace. He/she should push you when you need it by encouraging and motivating you. Don’t be afraid of their honesty.
My role was to bring about fairness in the workplace. All I did was implement the laws that were currently on the books.
Hilda Solis
Ensuring fairness in the American workplace should be a cornerstone of our economic policy.
I strongly believe that you can’t win in the marketplace unless you win first in the workplace. If you don’t have a winning culture inside, it’s hard to compete in the very tough world outside.
Jeans of any sort should not be worn in nice restaurants. They pollute the landscape. They should also not be worn in the workplace if no other workers wear them. However, if your office is casual, go for it.
A mother deserves a day off to care for a sick child or sick parent without running into hardship – and you know what, a father does, too. It’s time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a ‘Mad Menepisode.
Respect is very important in a workplace for every woman, man, and child. We have to make our industry safe for women, men, and children. Everyone should be given equal respect.
Every company wants to know how to find and keep highly talented women in the workplace.
If the only reason people are coming in and doing anything in your office is because you’re giving them a paycheck, I’m not sure you have the most productive workplace there.
I think, in any workplace environment, the atmosphere trickles down from the top.
Ed Skrein
On an average day, we allow ourselves the fiction that we own a piece of our workplace. That’s part of what it takes to get the job done. Deeper down, we know it’s all on loan.
What we want is that one day every workplace will be diverse – we already encourage that with gender and ethnicity, but the next frontier is neurodiversity and it will become ordinary. People won‘t think twice about it.
Lower standards tell students that they don’t need to work hard and leave more high school students unprepared for college and the workplace.
I like to have a simple workplace.
A lot of women will be sort of ‘competitive like a guy‘ in the workplace, but then when they go home, they realize that’s not fully authentic for them. They would like to have a more expansive or more authentic relationship in the workplace around competition.
Michael Gurian
Imagine if we could create the most just workplace in the world. We would naturally be a magnet for all the great minds out there.
I think ‘Dilbert’ will remain popular as long as employees are frustrated and they fear the consequences of complaining too loudly. ‘Dilbert’ is the designated voice of discontent for the workplace. I never planned it that way. It just happened.
By the way, if you ever watch Prince Harry on a panel or giving a talk, you can tell that as royals go, he’s comparatively normal, and I think that’s largely because he had a workplace experience with people with radically different social backgrounds.
Black women have a kind of advantage over white women in the workplace. They go in prepared to face some discrimination, so when it happens, they aren’t shocked.
When moms stayed home, it was easier just to let the kids play around the house. But as women entered the workplace and the extended family dissolved, someone else had to pick up the slack on the child-care front. Extracurricular activities fit the bill perfectly, promising not only supervision but also enrichment.
As we all know, sexism in the workplace is a serious issue. It’s something that needs active disruption and change.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a pioneer and a role model for women across America. She is the reason women like me not only believed we had a right to be in the workplace, but were guaranteed it. She won us equality, and then showed us how to succeed.
I’m ready to move on to the next chapter of my life in which I will redouble my efforts to empower women in the workplace.
Workers are most likely to save for retirement if they have access to a workplace savings plan and are automatically enrolled in that plan.
My mom was a single mother in the South Bronx living in adverse conditions. Seeing her struggles to get herself off of welfare and get back into the workplace and give me and my sister a better life – it’s an inspiration for me.
I’m not saying that women shouldn’t pursue careers, but if it is going to be equal in the workplace, it should certainly pan out to be a little bit more equal in the home, too.
I have actually had to ask my supervisors not to curse in meetings or in general in the workplace.
Snohetta promotes a more democratic workplace atmosphere than most other architectural offices. This may merely reflect prevalent employment practices in Scandinavia, but Snohetta places a stronger emphasis on group participation in the design process than typical high-style firms.
Let’s face it: men do a lot of things in the workplace that women just don’t do.
As a Jewish refugee from the Soviet Union, I felt it was ridiculous to expect me to atone for the sins of slavery and segregation, to say nothing of the household drudgery and workplace discrimination suffered by women.
It is important that you appreciate that the workplace must be a place of empowerment, but the empowerment must not only be connected to the job that you do.
Bill Gore from Goretex was a very strong influence because he was one of the first larger companies to experiment with freedom in the workplace.
Ricardo Semler
The great thing about ‘The Office’ and it being single-camera and the documentary style is that it’s mostly a comedy, but 10 percent of it is, we get to show the existential angst that exists in the American workplace.
Men are angry at women because they aren’t doing what they are supposed to do, which is support men. They are in the workplace claiming their own rights and often outdoing men. They are daring to bring charges of sexual assault and harassment. They are just not behaving themselves!
I’m a big proponent of young women dressing appropriately in the workplace to get ahead. We need to demand respect as women, and part of that involves how we present ourselves.
The awareness has increased about the need to increase womenwomen participation in the workplace, but there are no amenities to assure that.
One of the things that unfortunately happens in organizations that become dysfunctional is that the very first thing to go is the amount of care and attention that you place on the workplace and the environment within which people work.
I’d like young people to seek my advice, and trust that the decades I have lived through have added to my abilities to be a valuable contributor to the workplace and society.
I believe that any kind of mistreatment of anyone for any reason is unacceptable and abhorrent, and everyone deserves to be treated with respect in the workplace and anywhere else.
There are many stages, but the first step is an absolute given – the fans want blood, sweat and tears for the badge. That is no different in any workplace.
The memory of the 146 people who lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist fire stands as a reminder that legal protections and workplace safety standards were won through a long struggle for social justice and at great human cost.
Often the people who seem to be the ones who hold themselves together very well in the workplace are not as successful at home.
Flash‘ has a family drama element, ‘Arrow‘ has a epic saga/crime element, ‘Supergirl’ has a young-woman-in-the-city and a workplace element, and ‘Legends‘ is like the Dirty Dozen teaming up.
When I served alongside the brave women of our armed forces, who contribute so much to our country despite often facing discrimination on the job, it only strengthened my commitment to fairness and equal pay in the workplace.
There’s workplace politics in Tollywood, like every other industry in the world. You just learn to deal with it.
For far too long, women have been undervalued in the workplace for the work they provide compared to their male counterparts that do the same job – something that can be systemically ruinous, unfair and terrible for our workplace.
Surplus money allows some people to exercise inordinate power over others: in the workplace; in politics; and above all in the capture, use and destruction of the planet‘s natural wealth.
Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act to ensure fair pay for women in the workplace. In addition, he succeeded in getting a measure passed to end discrimination against gays in the military.
We still have tremendous work ahead of us to ensure that women have equal opportunities in the workplace and in our society.
Blanche Lincoln
Shortly after assuming the role of senior adviser in the Trump White House, world leaders began to take note of Ivanka Trump’s ability to engage in diplomacy effectively – a skill she has consistently used to help benefit women in the workplace.
I have now spent over a year trying to figure where in the workplace I belong.
I write what I call precinct drama, and I tend to write things set in the workplace. Having an institution which gives a workplace its distinctive identity is really important to creating something which feels different.
If I make your workplace conducive to walking at lunch, or working out at some time during the day, or I get people to use the stairs more by creating incentives to do such, then people will start doing it naturally.
The nice thing about ‘Futurama’ for me personally was that it was a way to honor some of the traditional ideas in literary science fiction, not so much movie or television science fiction – although we have that too, obviously. Our situation, a workplace comedy, led to all sorts of stuff.
During those days, we formed working relationships that lasted beyond the workplace. So even after ‘Dil Diya Dard Liya,’ Shyama and I would meet often.
My main message is for people to live your life through love. That doesn’t necessarily mean through a relationship. It could be your friends, your family, your workplace, even just walking down the street and smiling, saying ‘Hi!’ Embracing positivity!
Labour was formed to be the voice of community organisers, civic leaders and workplace activists, whose fight against poverty and injustice involved organising for their values, their principles and their loved ones.
The point of the feminist movement wasn’t simply to set our underwear on fire and muscle into small spaces in the male-dominated workplace, but to create a world where the contribution of both sexes was equally valued and no one’s worth was judged on their take-home salary.
Our minds are slowly changing and men are taking up larger roles at home, while women are doing the same at the workplace.
I know a lot of CEOs who are looking for three- to four-year varsity athletes – not necessarily because these people are going to be doing pushups or spiking volleyballs in the workplace, but because they’re looking for that continuity, that person who was gritty about something.
We have a collective responsibility to do everything we can to make sure that everyone feels that the workplace is a safe and equal environment.
And that’s actually the brunt of what we do is, people going straight from their workplace, straight from home, straight into the classroom and working directly with the students. So then we’re able to work with thousands and thousands more students.
The workplace can be a good place to find opportunities to socialise, but what if you don’t meet any like-minded people there, or what if you work alone? Is it, somewhat counter-intuitively, easier to find yourself lonely in a city than in a small town or village?
The issue of women in the workplace is not a women’s issue: it’s an economic problem.