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September 12th 2009 in Uncategorized

I am a huge fan of quotes and some of our profs are too. Also let me jot down other witticisms that I came across last few days.

Few days ago, one of the big take aways from management class were

Perception is reality. [It is attributed to various sources but the one mentioned in class was Presential press secretary 1969 ]

[I heard this many times later when I spoke to career mentors.] Related to the above, here is one more which is little more sensible, specific and practical than the above.

“If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences.” – W I Thomas.

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In accounting class, sir throws up lot of funny wisdoms. The recent one is

What is long term..in long term we are all dead!

Was funny in the context, but has more meaning otherwise.

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Our alumnus, Kevin Callanan, who visited for an info session, gave away lot of witticisms in his passionate talk.

Reward for the work well done is – more work.

Either you are part of the problem or you are part of the solution

There are meetings, meetings, meetings. Meeting about meetings too.

Either you do or you don’t. There is no “try” in the business.


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