October 24, 2016

Barbara Allen Quotes

“From the very beginning, we knew that following the majority of our nurses’ decision to withdraw recognition would be considered contentious by the union. Given the number of issues raised by the union in their challenge, we are not surprised that the local National Labor Relation’s Board office would seek advice from the national office in Washington. We look forward to the national office reviewing the matter and remain confident that the majority of our nurses’ voices will be heard.”

“I am a pair of fresh eyes with a new way of looking at the organization with new ways to improve, … I do not believe in the phrase, ‘That’s the way it’s always been.’ That should be outlawed. Health care is changing and we have to change to keep pace and now’s a good time.”

“I just think there’s a lot of skepticism in the marketplace about what’s going to happen to earnings with rates higher.”

“If people are opening their hearts to do what they can, it’s got to be greatly appreciated.”

“The market is kind of not doing anything. That’s probably going to be the case for a while until we get a sense that everything’s OK, or we get bad news, which I think is more likely than not, … Then I think the stocks will get hit and knocked down to another level.”

“This is what I see as one of those dream jobs, … It’s a right-sized town and a phenomenal medical center. Mayo is a physician-led organization so we are working to develop physician leadership. I love this stuff; this is fun.”

“We recommend purchase for intrepid investors looking at the improbable size of this markdown relative to any reasonable estimate of possible future costs.While there are still many legal issues to be sorted out, we believe the market incorporated a worst-case approach in taking the shares down over $9 or over $1.2 billion in market cap.”

“What we think is unique here is that the technology is used throughout the school district by all levels of employees, whether they are teachers, the superintendent, or the custodian. All of us now use a computer for our work, which has created a common culture across our district.”

“While there are still many legal issues to be sorted out, we believe the market incorporated a worst-case approach in taking the shares down over $9 or over $1.2 billion in market cap.”

“You have to take care of your heart, and you have to start doing it now, or it’s going to be too late.”