Jennifer B. Davis
Today, my Google homepage presented me two quotes of the day. The first was from Richard Stevens, creater of a Webcomic strip, where he comments "The only good ideas are the ones I can take credit for." The second was attributed to Samuel Goldwyn, the famous Hollywood motion picture producer and founder of several studios including Paramount and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. He said, "I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell the truth, even if it costs them their jobs."

Except for the losing their jobs parts, I think it is funny that these were the two quotes today. One talks about having only "yes-men" who will allow you to take credit for every good idea (or limit the potential of the enterprise by letting you be the only one who can have ideas). The second talks about the power of truth (and perhaps the sacrifice inherent in it).
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