- I didn't
see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple
was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The
heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness
of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It
freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
Jobs # Best,
is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody
in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending
his money somewhere else.
Walton # Customers,
the worst thing a person does is fire somebody. Or lay somebody
off. It's the most unpleasant moment of a leader's life. That's
why people don't do it.
Welch # Leadership,
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