Grab Bag: March 2018

Grab Bag: March 2018

This week I’ve put together an assortment of quotes and statistics for you to use. Make sure to check out our other content for interesting topics!


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.   Aristotle

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.   Vernon Law

Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.   Gordon Hinckley

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is hard work.   Stephen King

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.   William Arthur Ward

One of the best ways to influence people is to make them feel important. Most people enjoy those rare moments when others make them feel important. It is one of the deepest human desires.   Roy Bennett

Character is like a tree and reputation is like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.   Abraham Lincoln

If you hire people just because they can do a job, they'll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they'll work for you with blood, sweat, and tears.   Simon Sinek

Consistency builds discipline, disciplined actions done consistently create success.   Grant Cardone

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.   Malcolm Gladwell


Appreciation and recognition for their contribution are consistently listed as a top 5 desire for employees across the globe. 50% of employees say they would switch jobs for more recognition.

Employees who are ‘engaged and thriving’ are 59% less likely to look for a job with a different organization in the next year.

69% of employees are more likely to stay with their company for 3 years if they experienced great onboarding.

Organizations with a standard onboarding process experience 50% greater employee retention.

Average cost to hire an employee: $4,129

64% of applicants would share negative application experiences with their friends and family.


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