125 Short Goodbyes to Your Boss (2023)

The following will help you know what to say when your boss walks away. There are some farewell words to your boss and farewell phrases for your boss that you can use alone or in your farewell speech to your boss.

#1 Like our favorite childhood teachers, a good boss is never forgotten. You are one of those bosses: you help me develop and encourage me to grow, while teaching me valuable lessons. Thanks for everything you showed me.

#2 Your leadership has been very inspiring and the time you have spent here has been a true gift. Thank you for being such a great boss. I wish you all the best as you move forward.

#3 It has been a privilege to work for you and I am so happy to have you as my boss during this part of my career. I hope we can keep in touch after he leaves and wish him all the best.

#4 Change is often bittersweet, and your departure was just that. It's a bitter pill for me that makes you lose your boss status, but a sweet pill for everyone you meet as you progress. Thank you for everything and best wishes for the future.

#5 I have learned and grown a lot under his guidance. He has been a supportive and helpful owner and we will miss him. Good luck.

#6 When you leave, the workplace is made worse by your absence. Thank you for being a tireless leader always helping and leading. Wish you all the best.

#7 True leaders are rare, and you, the boss, are one of them. Thank you for helping me succeed and sharing your skills and wisdom. I hope your next chapter is great.

#8 Goodbye is sad, so instead of saying goodbye, I focus on the positive. It's been a real pleasure working with you and I'm delighted to have this opportunity. I hope the rest of your life is as good as yours.

#9 While the new path unfolding before you is exciting, I am saddened to see you go. You guys are one of the best bosses I could have imagined working with and I will miss you all. Good luck in this new adventure.

#10 Thanks to you, I have accomplished more in this job than I could ever have imagined. Thank you for being a truly great boss. I will always be grateful for the help you have given me.

#11 As my boss, the guidance you give me means a lot to me because it is your leadership that allows me to thrive. Thank you for being a thoughtful and strong leader. I wish you all the best in all your future endeavors.

#12 It wasn't always easy to do the job, but it was easy to work for you. Thank you for providing the right level of motivation and management. I have been very lucky to work for you and wish you all the best for the future.

#13 I have always admired your leadership skills and hope that one day mine will come close. If they do, it's because I have you as an example and all the credit will go to you. Thank you for setting such a powerful example.

#14 Even if I don't like it, all good things must end, including me calling you "boss". I have enjoyed working with you and am sorry to hear that you are moving. I wish you all the best and hope this is the beginning of good things for you.

#15 You impress me when we work together and show me through your actions how to be successful. Thank you for guiding and guiding me as my boss. You are one of the best!

#16 Saying goodbye to a wonderful boss like yourself is not easy. I have many things to thank you for and will miss working with you. I can only hope that our steps forward will one day allow our paths to meet again. Thanks, bye.

#17 You encouraged me to exceed expectations and helped me navigate challenges along the way. Thank you for your encouragement and support, I owe you a lot. Wish you all the best.

#18 Working with you has made me who I am today. Thank you for improving my work, improving my knowledge and skills, and being a great boss in every way. May good luck follow you as we say goodbye.

#19 Facilitator, leader, manager, confidant, role model, mentor and friend: you are everything a boss should be. Thank you for sharing your talents and time. I will miss you.

#20 Few people are lucky enough to grieve their boss's departure. I am one of them because I enjoy our working relationship and his leadership. Thank you for this helpful work.

#21 The world would be a better place with more bosses like you: true leaders who educate everyone. It has been an honor to work with you and wish you all the best as you move forward.

#22 As you leave, I want to thank you for sharing your depth of knowledge and experience, and thank each of us for our contributions to this work. You are a really good boss and I hope you haven't left yet. I wish you all the best in the next chapter.

#23 If the boss gets a report card, their report card will only be an A, marked with adjectives like "top-notch". It has been a pleasure working with you and getting to know you. Thank you for all that you have given and taught. Good luck.

#24 Sometimes, in our professional lives, we meet truly amazing people. Admirable, inspiring people like you have shaped the trajectory of people like me. As sad as it is to see you go, I am grateful to have you as my boss and I sincerely wish you great things.

#25 Whether it was luck, fate, or something else that got me led by him, I'll never know. All I know is that I feel very lucky to work for you. Thank you for being a great boss, I will always remember this time and wish you success with your next project.

#26 I'm sorry to hear he's leaving us. It's hard to put into words everything I've learned from such an amazing mentor. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

#27 We have shared many challenges and successes in the course of our work together. Now that you are leaving us, I want to express my gratitude for your leadership and determination. May the next chapter be brighter than the last.

#28 Thank you for your hard work guiding our team. You are a natural leader with an unparalleled ability to motivate and inspire. We will miss you. I wish you all the best in your career path.

#29 While your absence will certainly be felt, we would like to send you our most affectionate farewells. Your contribution as our [manager/owner] is an important part of our success. I wish you all the best for the next phase of your life.

#30 Your creativity, tenacity and dedication have inspired us during your tenure as a company [manager/director]. I have every confidence that whatever you do next, you will be successful. I wish you all the best in the future.

#31 To the Best Boss We Could Ask For: We hope the next period of your life is filled with rewarding opportunities. No matter where you are next, we have no doubt that you will prosper. all the best.

#32 This is the future! We're sorry you're leaving, but we're also glad you're starting a new journey. You are a [boss/manager] who will never be forgotten. All the best in your future endeavors.

#33 When leaving the company, I want to express my gratitude. Thank you for your guidance, support and inspiration. I sincerely appreciate all the investment you have made in me and my career. I wish you a pleasant journey.

#34 Many times we are faced with great change. While it may scare us a bit, change can often have a positive impact on our lives. We wish you all the best for the future. Thank you for everything you do for us.

#35 Your contribution to our professional activities is unparalleled. Your experience, skills and achievements are something to be proud of. Wish [owner/manager] a very happy farewell. Will definitely miss you!

#36 We are sorry to hear that he is leaving us. Your departure will leave us with a huge void, but we are excited to work together. Employees couldn't have asked for a better boss. Whatever comes next, we know you'll get the most out of it. Good luck!

#37 When it comes to good bosses, you're definitely at the top of the list! It is my pleasure to work with you. As you prepare for what lies ahead, I want to share an affectionate farewell with you. We wish you all the best.

#38 It’s hard to describe the major impact it has had on my career and the careers of many others. Your positive attitude, ability to lead a team, and creativity are an inspiration. I wish you all the best for your next steps.

#39 Before we start the next chapter of your life, we wish you all the best! As our boss, he imparted a great deal of wisdom and experience. Words cannot express how much this means to all of us. Wishing you a very affectionate farewell!

#40 Before you start something new, we must say goodbye to you deeply. Your dedication, high purpose and ability to inspire will be deeply missed. Although we are saddened by your absence, our amazing [boss/manager/leader], we wish you all the best!

#41 The time, energy and knowledge you put into our team will not go unnoticed. We wish you all the best as you prepare to start over. He's a fantastic boss and we know whatever he does will be great.

#42 He looks back on his time with us as fondly as we do. Thank you for the hard work you do in leading our [team/department/employee], constantly motivating and encouraging us. We couldn't have done it without you. I wish you all the best for the future.

#43 Your dedication is an admirable quality. It was a pleasure working for you. I hope everything you do next will pay off. Your absence will definitely be marked and we will miss you. Wishing you a warm farewell.

#44 I wish you all the best as you prepare to leave the company. Regardless, I know you will give it your all, as you did as our manager. You are irreplaceable and your contribution is immeasurable. Good luck!

#45 Many of us had mixed feelings about your departure. We will miss you working with us and guiding our efforts. We also appreciate your opportunity to make a difference, as change can have many positive effects. Best of luck in what's to come.

#46 Whatever awaits you after you leave us, we wish you the best of luck. Thank you for taking the time and energy to help us do our best work. We are lucky to have you as our boss.

#47 Thank you for being a role model and inspiring our team to do their best. The application of his skills and dedication inspired me a lot. We wish you the best of luck as you transition into something new.

#48 To the Boss: Thank you for everything you do for us. You are a pioneer and your leadership is an integral part of everything we do. As you prepare for the next phase of your life, please know that we wish you all the best.

#49 As we adjust to the news of his departure, the team would like to send an affectionate farewell to our wonderful [owner/manager/leader]. Each of us is positively influenced by your presence, your skills and experience. His absence will certainly raise eyebrows, but let's hope he moves on to bigger and better things.

#50 There are limitless opportunities in the world. I wish you all the best as you begin your search. Thank you for your dedication to being a good [boss/manager/leader]. I trust you to excel in everything you do.

#51 Work life can be very challenging at times, but it never is for you. You have the unique ability to motivate everyone you lead to do their best work. Thank you for everything you have done to prepare me to be successful at work. I wish your future is filled with excellence.

#52 I'm sorry to hear that you plan to leave because you were a great boss. It will be difficult to replace him due to his strong leadership skills. I am very grateful for all the support you have given me. I wish you all the best for the future.

#53 Authentic leadership is a rare quality these days. That's why the news of your departure is so bittersweet. As my boss, you have always inspired and encouraged me. I will be forever grateful for all your help. I hope all your dreams come true!

#54 You were a great boss and I'm sorry you're leaving us. Thanks for all the help you've given me to get me to the next level. I will always have fond memories of working with you. I wish you all the best for the future!

#55 You are rare among bosses. You encourage and develop those you lead. It has been an honor to work with you and to be the recipient of your experience. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors!

#56 I am so sorry to hear that you are leaving us. You are an amazing boss. I will be forever grateful for guiding me through my learning curve. I hope that your kindness to me has been rewarded more than I could have imagined. I wish you all the best for the future!

#57 We will all miss you for being an amazing boss. No one will be able to replace you with your leadership and wisdom. I really appreciate all your help and kindness. I wish you many great achievements in this new chapter of your life.

#58 I want to thank you for being such a great boss! Your door is always open and your experience is offered for free. As you leave to take advantage of your new opportunities, I hope you find success and prosperity in all you do.

#59 My best wishes as you start a new chapter in your life. You are an unforgettable boss. My hope for you is that this change will lead you to greater heights and success.

#60 Having you as my boss has been one of the highlights of my career. Your ability to guide me and push me to be better is inspiring. I will be forever grateful to you. I wish you a smooth and successful transition to this new part of your life.

#61 Our lives are full of choices, and choices right now are taking you away from us. As sad as I am, I will be forever grateful to have you as my boss. I wish you all the best in your new venture and wish your plans success.

#62 Your leadership skills have made me a better employee. It has allowed me to achieve greater things than myself. Thank you for being a great boss. I hope your future is bright and successful.

#63 Seems like yesterday you interviewed for my position and now you're leaving us. I am happy for this new chapter in your life, but at the same time I am sad. It looks like a great partnership is over. I wish every success of your plans.

#64 Bosses can be challenging at times, but you won't. You always motivate everyone who works for you to be the best at what they do. You are the best example of a true leader I have ever met. I wish you great success in all areas of life in the future.

#65 I was taken aback by the news that you planned to leave. He's a good boss, so it's only natural to be a little sad. However, I'm glad you have a new opportunity to grow and do better at what you do. I wish you success in all new projects.

#66 By leaving us, I want you to know what your leadership means to me. As my boss, he went above and beyond the call of duty. You make me do better at work. Thanks. I hope all your dreams come true.

#67 I really appreciate the opportunity to meet and work with you. You are the best boss and mentor. Thank you for all you do. May you find happiness and success in all your future endeavors.

#68 Skillful and intelligent leadership are the traits that make you such a great boss. It's hard to believe you're leaving us. I want you to know how grateful I am to work with you. I hope you find joy and success in all you do.

#69 We live in an age where competition is commonplace. As my boss, I have never found this spirit in you. Your doors are always open and you are never afraid to share your experiences. I wish you the best of luck with all your future projects.

#70 I still remember the day I interviewed in your office. I was very nervous, but you subtly put me at ease. I'm sorry you're leaving. I have been fortunate enough to have had the privilege of knowing you and working with you.

#71 Life sometimes presents us with unexpected challenges. As my boss, I see you overcome every obstacle that comes your way. You are an inspiration! I wish you the best of luck in everything you plan for the future.

#72 When you leave us to explore new heights, it feels like the end of a great team. You have poured so much knowledge into me, so I will be eternally grateful to you. I know I'm doing better today because of you. Thank you for being a great boss.

#73 Working with you has been the highlight of my career. As my boss, his leadership inspires me to do better. Thank you for all the help and encouragement you have given me. Good luck.

#74 The office environment can be challenging at times. However, you have an extraordinary ability to inspire the best work in everyone you lead. Thank you for everything you do for me. I wish you great success in everything you do.

#75 You stand out as a great boss, so there will be plenty of vacancies for your successor. You inspire all who know you. I really appreciate your support. Thanks. I wish you all the best for the future.

Best farewell words for your boss

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C.S. Lewis

"A thousand miles begins with a single step".
Lao Tzu

"Don't let yesterday consume too much today."
will rogers

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."
Dr Seuss

"Keep your eyes on the stars and keep your feet on the ground."
Theodore Roosevelt

"Life's secret: Know that none of it matters, but live like every moment counts."
Kamal Ravikant

"Live each day as if your life had just begun."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Dream as if you will live forever, live as if you will die today."
james dean

"If you get a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask which seat! Just get on it.
sheryl sandberg

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."
Louis Jacobowski

"Make every day your masterpiece."
wooden john

"Son, you can move mountains! Today is your day! Your mountains are waiting for you, so hit the road!"
Dr Seuss

"Life is a living process of change."
Douglas MacArthur

"Get busy living, or hurry to die."
stephen king

"Life is made of debauchery. The wildest is the wildest."
Henry David Thoreau

"Carpe diem guys, seize the day and make your life extraordinary."
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"Life belongs to the living, and the living must be ready to change."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans."
John Lennon

"Dance like no one's looking, love like you've never been hurt, sing like no one's listening, live like it's heaven on earth."
William W. Perkey

"This life can only be experienced once, and it will never happen again."
Elvis Presley

"Make your life a calling, not something in between."
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Juan A. Scheider

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"May your life be safe."
Jonathan Swift

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Jessica Sorenson

"Life is about living to the limit."
Will Smith

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Les Brown

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Neil Gaiman

"Live every second without hesitation."
Elton John

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be lived."
Soren Kierkegaard

"Today, your life is 100% left."
tom landry

"The important thing is not how long, but how you live."

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"Move confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you want to live."
Henry David Thoreau

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"Love the life you live. Live the life you love."
bob marley

"Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth."
Martin H. Fisher

"Our truest lives are in our waking dreams."
Henry David Thoreau

"Life is like an onion, you peel off the layers and sometimes you cry."
Carlos Sandberg

"Man's greatest good is within us and within reach. The wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, and does not wish for what he does not have.

"Life is the strangest thing in the world. Most people exist, that's all.
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"If life were a video game, the graphics would be great, but the plot is confusing and the tutorials too long."
Elon Musk

"My mom always said that life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're going to find".
Forrest Gump

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't get caught up in dogma, which is living the result of someone else's thinking. Don't let the din of other people's opinions drown out your inner voice. Most importantly, Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."
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"The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The essence of life is to change. The challenge of life is to win. The essence of life is to care. The opportunity of life is to serve. The secret of life is to dare to be first. The essence of life The fun is in making friends. The beauty of life is in giving."
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