Promotion Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old promotion quotes, promotion sayings, and promotion proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

There's nothing you've ever been successful at that you didn't work on every day. Will Smith
Maybe you say you're "so ready" for an exciting new job, promotion, or some other big career opportunity, but then instead of making a full-hearted effort to get what you want, you made a half-hearted effort. Or a quarter-hearted effort. The truth is, most of the time, we're not operating at full capacity. Not even close. We refuse to dig deep. We make excuses. We flake out. We hold back. Alexandra Franzen
If you go to work for a company that has great long-term economics working in its favor, then the company will be awash in cash. This means higher salaries and tons of raises and promotions for a job well done. Plus there will be plenty of room for advancement as management looks for ways to spend all that free cash. Mary Buffett and David Clark
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job. If you work hard on your job, you can make a living. If you work hard on yourself, you can make a fortune. Income seldom exceeds personal development. Jim Rohn
There is no way of making a business successful that can vie with the policy of promoting those who render exceptional service. Andrew Carnegie
Promotion to higher office means recognition for achievements, as well as more access to personal power. Most organisations encourage managers to be ambitious and seek promotion because they believe that the prospect of advancement will lead them to work hard and excel. Morgen Witzel
Winning promotion through Pull is a thing we all hate—in other people. Co-workers dislike the beneficiary of Pull (The Pullee) and usually express that dislike in comments on his incompetence. Raymond Hull
People used to think at 45: How do I prepare myself for the next promotion? Now they have to think: How do I prepare myself to make another start if/when I'm pitched over the side? Companies today treat employees as disposable resources. Gail Sheehy
The Master said, "Do not worry because you have no official position. Worry about your qualifications. Do not worry because no one appreciates your abilities. Seek to be worthy of appreciation." Confucius
Do your duty a little more, and the future will take care of itself. Andrew Carnegie