Building and managing network services is not our core competency.
(As IBM CEO).
Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.
I look for people who work to solve problems and help colleagues, I sack politicians.
I think values are really, really important, but I also think that too many values are just words.
In the end an organization is nothing more than the collective capacity of its people to create value.
It is not about bits, bytes and protocols, but profits, losses and margins.
Never confuse activity with results.
No institution will go through fundamental change unless it believes it is in deep trouble and needs to do something different to survive.
People do what you inspect, not what you expect.
Technology has limitations on what it can accomplish. You do not.
The era of the PC is over.
(IBM CEO, 10/98).
The real mechanism for corporate governance is the active involvement of the owners.
Watch the turtle. He only moves forward by sticking his neck out.
We do not need Departments of Commerce, Labor, and Education; we need a single Department of Skills that will promote an integrated approach to global competitiveness.
You can never be comfortable with your success, you've got to be paranoid you're going to lose it.
You don't get points for predicting rain. You get points for building arks.
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