Here are more great quotes that apply to workplace engagement – some relatively new, some from a century or two ago. You can use these or other quotes as conversation-starters in management development training by asking participants to choose and briefly discuss which quote(s) they find most meaningful.
“Just as there are no little people or unimportant lives, there is no insignificant work.” Elena Bonner
“Correction does much, but encouragement does more.” Goethe
“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.” Albert Einstein
“It’s easy to get good players. Gettin’ them to play together, that’s the hard part.” Casey Stengel
“Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.” Robert Half
“Pay peanuts and you get monkeys.” Anonymous
“When people thrive, companies thrive.” Bob Chapman