Vernon Jordan Quotes & Sayings

11 most famous Vernon Jordan quotes and sayings (businessman). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Vernon Jordan Quotes
“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 Quotes
“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.”
“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 Quotes
“But there will come a time and a place to give back, and each individual will recognize that time and place.”
Vernon Jordan Quotes
“You have to be careful how you're using the word boycott.”
Vernon Jordan Quotes
“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.”
“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 Quotes
“Terrorism is not new to black people.”
Vernon Jordan Quotes
“September 11 stands on its own as a terrible tragedy.”
Vernon Jordan Quotes
“The last job I applied for was to be a bus driver for the Chicago Transit Authority in 1957.”

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