- You have
to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is
Gerstner # Strategy,
the turtle. He only moves forward by sticking his neck out.
Gerstner # Smart,
are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but
no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion,
love, and understanding.
Gerstner # Dreams,
probably about five years into a 30-year cycle of transformation,
... But there is simply no doubt that 25 years from now, when
people reflect on the seminal changes of the early days of
the century we are about to begin, the impact of networked
computing will stand in relief.
Gerstner # Changes,
the past 12 month we have made a series of strategic decisions
that have affected short term revenue, but will yield and
are already yielding a more profitable portfolio.
Gerstner # Decisions,
- You can
never be comfortable with your success, you've got to be paranoid
you're going to lose it.
Gerstner # Success,
years ago, using the Net to buy a car or trade stock or earn
college credits was revolutionary, ... So why not envision
a day when we vote with much greater convenience -- from our
home or workplace -- or a day beyond that when issues are
presented to all the people of the world and we vote as a
global statement of individual preference without regard for
conventions like political parties or national borders?
Gerstner # Internet,
- I want
to become a student. I want to read Chinese history and go
on a dig.
Gerstner # Life,
really is a merger of equals. I wouldn't have come back to
work for anything less than this fantastic opportunity. This
lets me combine my two great loves - technology and biscuits.
Gerstner # Work,
- If life
was so easy that you could just go buy success, there would
be a lot more successful companies in the world. Successful
enterprises are built from the ground up.
Gerstner # Life,
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