Never base your budget requests on realistic assumptions, as this could lead to a decrease in your funding.
Scott Raymond Adams (1957 -)
Source: Dogbert, in Building a Better Life by Stealing Office Supplies: Dogbert's Big Book of Business, 1991
Contributed by: Zaady
Few things in life are less efficient than a group of people trying to write a sentence. The advantage of this method is that you end up with something for which you will not be personally blamed.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.
It is better for your career to do nothing, than to do something and attract criticism.
The Dilbert Principle: People are idiots.
Source: The Dilbert Principle, 1996
Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
I'm slowly becoming a convert to the principle that you can't motivate people to do things, you can only demotivate them. The primary job of the manager is not to empower but to remove obstacles.
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