The most important role of managers is to create environment in which people are passionately dedicated to winning in marketplace.
Technology will always win. You can delay technology by legal interference, but technology will flow around legal barriers.
Think about it. Right now, a whole generation of young (customers) in the United States has been brought up to take computers for granted. Pointing a mouse is no more mysterious to them than hitting the "on" button on the television is to their parents.
The growth rate of Napster blew away any previous web site growth rate, approaching an order of magnitude,
Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.
If the brutal facts are not faced by leaders, the brutal reality sets in.
In terms of interest, in terms of press attention, in terms of concern, [the Internet phenomenon] is growing, ... I think the next move is to bite the bullet and spend the money that is required to build the necessary infrastructure for e-commerce.
Investment decisions and personal decisions don't wait for the picture to be clarified.
There are so many people working so hard and achieving so little.
There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment - and you start to decline.
Make mistakes faster.
Bad companies are destroyed by crisis, Good companies survive them, Great companies are improved by them.
I don't see Merced appearing on a mainstream desktop inside of a decade.
Only the paranoid survive. Andy G
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.
The worse the news, the more effort should go into communicating it.
You need to plan the way a fire department plans: it cannot anticipate where the next fire will be, so it has to shape an energetic and efficient team that is capable of responding to the unanticipated as well as to any ordinary event.
So give me a turbulent world as opposed to a quiet world and I ´ll take the turbulent one.
Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive. Andy Grov
Long distances used to be a moat that both insulated and isolated people from workers on the other side of the world. But every day, technology narrows that moat inch by inch. Every person in the world is on the verge of becoming both a coworker and a competitor to every one of us ... Technological
We are intending a very, very strong make over of our entire product line as the year goes on,
How well we communicate is determined not by how well we say things but how well we are understood.
Privacy is one of the biggest problems in this new electronic age.
I was running an assembly line designed to build memory chips. I saw the microprocessor as a bloody nuisance.
I have been quoted saying that, in the future, all companies will be Internet companies. I still believe that. More than ever, really
The new environment dictates two rules: first, everything happens faster; second, anything that can be done will be done, if not by you, then by someone else, somewhere.
Every generation thinks that they invented sex.
a [computer] bit at a time.
(Growth) is pretty broad in the Asia-Pacific region,
I was really surprised by the lack of awareness, by the apathy two years ago, ... The absence of that today is not surprising.