Slim Helu Quotations..
everybody else is better off, they can buy more, they strengthen
demand, strengthen the market, strengthen the country.
Slim Helu # Economic,
- The key
is the Internet. The United States is by far the most advanced
country in this new digital culture, so we have to be there.
The Internet is the heart of this new civilization, and telecommunications
are the nervous system, or circulatory system.
Slim Helu # Technology,
always said that the better off you are, the more responsibility
you have for helping others. Just as I think it's important
to run companies well, with a close eye to the bottom line,
I think you have to use your entrepreneurial experience to
make corporate philanthropy effective.
Slim Helu # Responsibility,
- In this
new wave of technology, you can't do it all yourself, you
have to form alliances.
Slim Helu # Teamwork,
not a question of arriving and putting in a whole new administration,
but instead, arriving and "compacting" things as
much as possible, reducing management layers. We want as few
management layers as possible, so that executives are very
close to the operations. We also don't believe in having big
Slim Helu # Improvement,
- I think
one of the big errors people are making right now is thinking
that old-style businesses will be obsolete, when actually
they will be an important part of this new civilization. Some
retail groups are introducing e-commerce and think that the
"bricks" are no longer useful. But they will continue
to be important.
Slim Helu # Mistakes,
- I still
have my laptop but I haven't used it. I'm a paper man, not
Slim Helu # Technology
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