Top 10 Quotes by Andy Grove

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Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.

Andy Grove
I believe in the value of paranoia. Business success contains the seeds of its own destruction. The more successful you are, the more people want a chunk of your business and then another chunk and then another until there is nothing left.
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Whatever success we have had in maintaining our culture has been instrumental in Intel's success in surviving strategic inflection points.

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It's not enough to make time for your children. There are certain stages in their lives when you have to give them the time when they want it. You can't run your family like a company. It doesn't work.
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I wasn't cut out to be an opera singer, but it was a nice fantasy for a teenager growing up in Hungary during the Stalinist era.

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Accept that no matter where you go to work, you are not an employee you are a business with one employee, you. Nobody owes you a career. You own it, as a sole proprietor.
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There are so many people working so hard and achieving so little. Andy Grov

Andy Grove
You have to understand what it is that you are better at than anybody else and mercilessly focus your efforts on it.
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The worse the news, the more effort should go into communicating it.

Andy Grove
I think Amazon is the preeminent pioneer in building a new way of doing commerce: personalized, database-driven commerce, where the big value is not in the purchase fulfillment, but in knowing as much about a customer base of ten or twenty million people as a corner store used to know about a customer base of a few hundred. In today's mass-merchandising world, that's largely gone; Amazon is trying to use computer technology to re-establish it.