You will probably get a larger position than you expect when you begin to do larger things than your firm expects.
— George Hobbs
If you want to get ahead, get your boss promoted.
— William George
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
— Napoleon Hill
Remember that the quickest way to get a raise is to raise your commitment to the company.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
H.P. Davison, who became the number one Morgan partner and was widely recognized as among the ablest bankers America ever produced, modestly explained to me how he went about qualifying for promotion. Briefly, he always taught whoever was immediately below him to do his (Davison’s) work; next he learned all he could about the job immediately ahead.
— B.C. Forbes