Boss's Day Quotes

Boss's Day is a secular holiday for employees to thank their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year. The concept began in 1958 when Patricia Bays Haroski, then an employee at State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Illinois, registered the holiday with the US Chamber of Commerce. She designated October 16 as the special day because it was her father's birthday.

"By working faithfully 8 hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work 12 hours a day."
- Robert Frost

"One measure of leadership is the caliber of people who choose to follow you."
- D. Peer

"I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody is passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading."
- Amy Poehler

"The person who knows HOW will always have a job. The person who knows WHY will always be his boss."
- Alanis Morissette

"The speed of the boss is the speed of the team."
- Lee Iacocca

"People and organizations don't grow much without delegation and completed staff work because they are confined to the capacities of the boss and reflect both personal strengths and weaknesses."
- Stephen Covey

"A good boss realizes that they can also learn from those they work with no matter the level, title or position. Learning is a continuous habit and is one of the best lessons demonstrated by a good boss."
- Byron Pulsifer

"Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties."
- Doug Larson

"People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives."
- Theodore Roosevelt

"More power than all the success slogans ever penned by human hand is the realization for every man that he has but one boss. That boss is the man - he - himself."
- Gabriel Heatter

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