Vernon Jordan Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Vernon Jordan Quotes and Sayings

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    A lot of companies make diversity a part of the performance goals against which an executive gets paid. Just as you have to make a certain sales number, you have to make a diversity number to get your bonus. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF
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    But there will come a time and a place to give back, and each individual will recognize that time and place. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF
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    Every company, every boardroom in which I sit, has a plan, and they have objectives, goals, and a process. And to make it work, the pressure and incentive have to come from the top. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF
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    I had a sense of what leadership meant and what it could do for you. So am I surprised that I am sitting up here on the 62nd floor of Rockefeller Plaza? No. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF
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    I'm here because I stand on many, many shoulders, and that's true of every black person I know who has achieved. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF
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    My mother was the president of the PTA at every school I attended. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF
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    September 11 stands on its own as a terrible tragedy. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF
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    Terrorism is not new to black people. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF
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    The last job I applied for was to be a bus driver for the Chicago Transit Authority in 1957. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF
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    What I know about this world is that white people will take care of themselves. And what I have learned is that if you are where they are on an equal basis, they cannot take care of themselves without taking care of you. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF
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    You have to be careful how you're using the word boycott. Vernon Jordan | Refcard PDF






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