I was very lucky with 'Soap' and 'Who's the Boss,' which was great fun, and then went on 'Coach' and 'Everybody Loves Raymond.' I've been truly blessed, and the work has all been fun and a joy.
The only time some people work like a horse is when the boss rides them.
My work is a love for me; I'd do it for free, but don't tell my bosses.
Congressional staff members do have a considerable amount of responsibility. But in my experience, the loyalty of the vast majority of staffers to their bosses leads them to be honest brokers of information for the members they work for.
Be open and honest, but perceptive to your boss's situation. That's my advice to graduates worried about working with a new boss.
Your boss is only human and just wants the best from you.
The first thing the secretary types is the boss.
I was an optimistic person, really bossy, gregarious and outspoken.
I've always been petrified of working for a boss who I didn't like but who I was in fear of, because I wanted my salary.
If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was any smarter.
The President has only 190 million bosses. The Vice President has 190 million and one.
When you're an assistant, you're executing the wishes of your boss.
I want to keep my clients happy, and the pressure's on me as the boss to manage my three assistants and make sure that everything is getting done. There's less time for tears and more time for bossing people around.
What made me this way was watching my father go through bad employment experiences. When I was 17, and he was 65, I saw him go through the experiences working for a boss that was rude and obnoxious. I swore if I was ever had the capacity to run a company that I would do it in a different way.
Most people have bosses who hire them to fill a slot in the work chart and to do what they are told. And most people who are doing what they are told feel safe; it feels reliable.
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