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I don't believe in that kind of pragmatic career ladder stuff.
I go around the country and do a simple gag like, 'The property ladder is now a snake' and get a real laugh.
I think when I was on the corporate ladder, it was very difficult to maintain the hours. It's a little easier when you have you're an entrepreneur.
I did Star 80, which was a magnificent experience as well, but still, I was at the height of my career at the beginning. Then I had to jump down the ladder and climb back up again, which I didn't understand. That was very hard.
Clearly, apprenticeships are a win-win: They provide workers with sturdy rungs on that ladder of opportunity and employers with the skilled workers they need to grow their businesses. And yet in America, they've traditionally been an undervalued and underutilized tool in our nation's workforce development arsenal.
For the most ambitious young people, the corporate ladder is obsolete.
You can't be a professor without having been a student. You can't be a consultant without having been a research associate. So, if you outsource the least sophisticated jobs, at some stage, the next step of the ladder has to follow.
If the composer withholds more than we anticipate, we experience a delicious falling sensation; we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the musical ladder and thrust into the void.
Now I'm this far up the ladder and I've got so much farther to go with what I want to achieve with it.
My first job out of college was as an editorial assistant in a New York publishing house. Being an editorial assistant is the purgatory would-be editors must endure before they can ascend the ladder and begin acquiring books on their own. I spent a year filing paperwork, writing copy, and typing rejection letters.
I'm a little bit superstitious, and I think that just comes from playing hockey. I won't avoid the number thirteen. A big one for me, though, is walking under a ladder. I've always felt like that's tempting fate. That's just throwing it right in their face. Check me out. I just walked under a ladder. What are you going to do about it?
James Badge Dale
Those who are able to climb up the ladder will find ways to pull it up after them, or selectively lower it down to allow their friends, allies, and kin to scramble up. In other words: 'Who says meritocracy says oligarchy.'
I don't even like walking up a ladder; I'm petrified of heights.
I think my playing has been orchestral throughout the years, and this is another way of expressing that. But I primarily see it as the ultimate accomplishment of a musician. Composing makes me feel like I've finally gotten all the way up the ladder as a musician.
I come from the bottom of the ladder. I'm from Norwich. Not many people seem to know about it.
I don't ever remember them telling us or teaching us that the only way we could be more successful is if other people were less successful. They never inculcated the belief that somehow, in order for us to climb the ladder, other people have to come down from the ladder.
I don't know if anybody has moved up the ladder more quickly than I have.
J. C. Watts
The poor pay more, and that's one of the reasons people get trapped at the bottom of the economic ladder.
Looking back on those days and little leaguer, the Hall of Fame is not even a blinking star, but through baseball travels and moving up the ladder, that star begins to flicker.
We need to conceptualize; we need to articulate conservative domestic policy with a laser focus on opportunity, on easing the means of ascent up the economic ladder.
The more flesh you show, the higher up the ladder you go.
One of the sad truths about leadership is that, the higher up the ladder you travel, the less you know.
You have to give kids from ordinary families a ladder. You have to show them there's a way out.
We must display a heart for every American, and a special passion for those still on the first rung of life's ladder.
I care so much less, now, about going up the ladder; if I cared about the ladder I would be doing it all very wrong.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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