Dwight: Whenever I’m about to do something I think, “Would an idiot do that?” And if they would, I do not do that thing.The Office Season 3 Episode 17: “Business School”
Dwight wasn’t always ready to be the manager of the office. He had to learn a thing or two along the way, from people such as his Sensei or his mentor and boss, Michael Scott. As Assistant to the Regional Manager however, he had plenty of time to figure out how to lead and what mistakes to avoid.
We like this quote because in practice it sounds pretty easy. But as we know, even Dwight made plenty of mistakes along the way!