Quotations on Manager

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Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success.
- Sparky Anderson
(Keywords: Success, Manager, Baseball, Mind, Right)

I'm not a money manager, but I can tell you what the conventional wisdom is. The younger you are, the more risk you can take on.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Money, Wisdom, Manager, Risk)

I'm a fair manager, put it that way. I like to be fair with the players, but there's a time for discipline.
- Don Baylor
(Keywords: Time, Manager, Discipline)

There are two sighs of relief every night in the life of an opera manager. The first comes when the curtain goes up The second sigh of relief comes when the final curtain goes down without any disaster, and one realizes, gratefully, that the miracle has happened again.
- Rudolf Bing
(Keywords: Life, Manager, Disaster, First, Night, Opera)

My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives.
- James W. Black
(Keywords: Love, Music, Manager, Father, Singing)

I was modeling with an agency in New York and a manager with the agency introduced himself to me one day and he said he had auditions for someone my age. He asked if I would be interested in doing some.
- Alexis Bledel
(Keywords: Age, Manager, Day)

It's taken a long time but eventually when I had the songs in place and demos right and I found myself a manager, that's when everything started happening quickly but I think that's always the way it is.
- James Blunt
(Keywords: Time, Manager, Right, Songs)

We had gone out on the road in 94 and 95 for a three month American tour, and we realised, as did our manager and booking agent at the time, that we have really exhausted it, and we can't make money at this anymore.
- Steve Brown
(Keywords: Money, Time, Manager, American, Road)

My mother's side of the family was in the production side of theatre. My grandfather, Jose Vega, was a general manager for Neil Simon shows on Broadway.
- Yancy Butler
(Keywords: Family, Manager, Mother, Production, Theatre)

Five minutes before I went on, I looked at my manager and said, I'm going to get booed. I know it's going to happen. And you're responsible because you put me on here. It was horrible. I've never been more hurt in my entire life.
- Shannen Doherty
(Keywords: Life, Manager, Hurt)

The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
- Peter Drucker
(Keywords: Work, Manager, Productivity, Responsibility)

I was told by the general manager that a white player had received a higher raise than me. Because white people required more money to live than black people. That is why I wasn't going to get a raise.
- Curt Flood
(Keywords: Money, Manager, People)

I don't know how it is now but the assistant stage manager had to understudy several parts. You had to be ready to go on at any time if the actor couldn't make it to the play. I didn't think anything of it.
- Glenn Ford
(Keywords: Time, Manager, Actor, Now, Play)

I am happy with what I do. I'd love to be the manager of the Atlanta Braves, but they hired somebody this week. So I'll just have to be inordinately happy with one of the best jobs on the planet.
- Robert Gibbs
(Keywords: Love, Manager, Jobs)

The manager sits down with me; I sit down with the board. We assess the success of the year. The manager assesses whose coming through the academy system. His job is to look at what is happening in European and world football.
- David Gill
(Keywords: Success, Manager, Football, Job, World)

Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills, everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father.
- Daniel Goleman
(Keywords: Life, Manager, Father, Motivation, People, Being)

The business manager was doing fine back in his office while they were out on the line, hungry. And, so they started to see a lot of that and there was, that maybe the leadership had its own cause. More so than the miners, you know, it was like a power struggle.
- Richard Grimes
(Keywords: Business, Leadership, Power, Manager, Cause, Office, Struggle)

I married him because he told me it was the only way he could protect me. If we were just manager and client, my family could do whatever they wanted to get me back, but if I was his wife, they couldn't.
- LaToya Jackson
(Keywords: Family, Manager, Wife)

He was a manager, one of the singers, I guess talent coordinator for the local talent in Harlem. His name was Lover Patterson. He was living right across the street from where my dad had his restaurant. I guess he saw a lot of kids come in, a lot of my buddies.
- Ben E. King
(Keywords: Dad, Manager, Talent, Kids, Living, Name, Right)

My dad heard of a studio on the radio, and it was advertised as a place for kids to meet kids, and it was actually a studio, and that's where I met my manager and agent.
- Mila Kunis
(Keywords: Dad, Manager, Kids)

The sports world is an echo chamber. All it takes is one quote from a general manager and a thousand sports columns bloom.
- Michael Lewis
(Keywords: Sports, Manager, Echo, World)

A series of rumors about my attitude, as well as derogatory remarks about myself and my family showed me that the personal resentment of the Detroit general manager toward me would make it impossible for me to continue playing hockey in Detroit.
- Ted Lindsay
(Keywords: Family, Manager, Attitude, Resentment, Rumors)

I went to the store and bought lady fingers, when I got home I noticed one of the fingers was missing so I went back to the store and the manager was nice enough to give me the finger.
- Jay London
(Keywords: Home, Manager, Lady)

You know what, the drummer is my manager. He's busy. And I'm busy. I don't need the dough, though. But having said that, there's a limit to how much bad music I wanna play. I did it when I was young, and some of the music was OK, but it wasn't great.
- Aimee Mann
(Keywords: Music, Manager, Play)

But especially if you have the wrong people within your circle. Truthfully, at the end of the day, no one cares about you in this business whether they are your agent or your manager or your publicist.
- Heather Matarazzo
(Keywords: Business, Manager, People, Day, End, Wrong)

My father was a middle manager at an oil company, but I never knew anything about his work. Whatever business acumen I have just got gleaned over the years.
- Donna Mills
(Keywords: Business, Work, Manager, Father, Company, Oil, Years)

I am an animator. I feel like I'm the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. I'm rather like a foreman, like the boss of a team of craftsmen. That is the spirit of how I work.
- Hayao Miyazaki
(Keywords: Work, Manager, Boss, Animation, Cinema, Spirit)

I spent 10 years as a marketing manager. I've found my experience in the financial world invaluable background for writing about white-collar crimes.
- Sara Paretsky
(Keywords: Experience, Manager, Financial, Marketing, World, Writing, Years)

I've left Boro in the Premiership, which was always what I wanted to do. Actually that's not quite true. I took them to three cup finals, where they'd never been before. But I had set my eyes on being the first manager in their history to deliver a major trophy.
- Bryan Robson
(Keywords: History, Manager, Being, Eyes, First)

What's more important than who's going to be the first black manager is who's going to be the first black sports editor of the New York Times.
- Bill Russell
(Keywords: Sports, Manager, First)

But, what did happen is I went to Woodstock as a member of the audience. I did not show up there with a road manager and a couple of guitars. I showed up with a change of clothes and a toothbrush.
- John Sebastian
(Keywords: Change, Manager, Clothes, Road)

As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what's going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business.
- Peter Shilton
(Keywords: Business, Manager, People)

My dad takes care of me as a manager and as a dad. That's his job, you know, to take care of me. He has my best interests at heart.
- Jessica Simpson
(Keywords: Dad, Manager, Heart, Care, Job)

I am a sensitive writer, actor and director. Talking business disgusts me. If you want to talk business, call my disgusting personal manager.
- Sylvester Stallone
(Keywords: Business, Manager, Actor, Talk, Talking, Want, Writer)

It's good to have a manager who shares your interests, or goals. You can presumably trust a husband. I don't know if it's the best way to work. I really shouldn't discuss this.
- Dorothy Stratten
(Keywords: Trust, Work, Manager, Husband, Goals)

It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician.
- Meryl Streep
(Keywords: Health, Manager, Bizarre, Children)

I love it when people say things to me in public and want to meet me, because I want to meet them! Early on, my manager told me, 'If you want to sell 500,000 records, then go out there and meet 500,000 people.'
- Taylor Swift
(Keywords: Love, Manager, People, Public, Want)

Don't be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself.
- Denis Waitley
(Keywords: Time, Manager, Goal, Goals)

We can't win at home. We can't win on the road. As general manager, I just can't figure out where else to play.
- Pat Williams
(Keywords: Home, Manager, Play, Road)

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