Industry Season 1 Episode 1: "Induction" Quotes
Eric: Why are you here then?
Harper: Well, it's not a very political answer, but I think mediocrity is too well hidden by parents who hire private tutors. I am here on my own.
Every successful business is full of people who spent money nurturing unremarkable talent.Eric
I think this is the closest thing to a meritocracy there is, and I only ever want to be judged on the strength of my abilities.Harper
Pierpoint is the world's preeminent financial services institution; we expect you to behave like you have a stake in it. Act like an owner. Enrich your clients, enrich us, enrich yourselves. So look at the guy or gal next to you. Really look. Do you think you're better than them? Maybe you are. But half of you won't be here in six months.Eric
People seem to have forgotten, the more you enjoy sales, the more money you make. But if you're gonna stay out all night, iron the box lines out of your shirt.Clement
Ruth: Lesson is: don't hire people who really need the job.
Yasmin: What does that mean?
Ruth: I mean, certain types of people feel the need to overcompensate because they feel inadequate. It's also bad for us.