- The lifeblood
of our business is that R&D spend. There's nothing that
flows through a pipe or down a wire or anything else. We have
to continuously create new innovation that lets people do
something they didn't think they could do the day before.
Ballmer # Business,
the next 6 years alone, we will invest another $40 billion
in innovation, continuing to make us a top R&D spender
in any industry.
Ballmer # Commitment,
it comes to my celebrity interviews, I'm going to do a lot
deeper research and ask them things that people haven't asked
before, ... I've been on the other side so much, I have a
leg up on a person that has only just interviewed people to
use her success to help other women on their journey in life.
Banks # Success,
- The more
important reason is that the research itself provides an important
long-run perspective on the issues that we face on a day-to-day
Bernanke # Important,
because you hang a shingle out saying "I'm a financial
advisor or a broker with a bond to sell," isn't enough.
Most people are a little more intelligent. They do some research.
If they haven't heard of you or don't know somebody who knows
you, they're not likely to deal with you. You can make the
same case against the fax machines.
Bloomberg # Intelligent,
executives, many scientists, and almost all business school
graduates believe that if you analyze data, this will give
you new ideas. Unfortunately, this belief is totally wrong.
The mind can only see what it is prepared to see.
de Bono # Research,
- I like
to buy things I can understand. I do a lot of research on
Buffett # Buying,
shows the presence of women raises the standards of ethical
behavior and lowers corruption.
Clinton # Research,
invest in anything that you don't understand. Do your research
Clitheroe # Investing,
- I may
play a total madman on TV, but I'm really just a very unbalanced
guy at home. However, when it comes to stocks, I believe in
being rigorous and methodical, not crazy. There's no madness
to my method.
Cramer # Stocks,
- I think
that there are changes that have occurred in technology that
make is that more people can have the same level of information
that I have. My advantage is that I'm very good at interpreting
Cramer # Learning,
- The people
who are buying stocks because they're going up and they don't
know what they do deserve to lose money.
Cramer # Research,
we consider a project, we really study it not just
the surface idea, but everything about it. And when we go
into that new project, we believe in it all the way. We have
confidence in our ability to do it right.
Disney # Idea,
on the Web require high-level corporate understanding of the
Internet's capabilities and support of early test-and-invest
Gates # Internet,
- I am
more and more impressed with the possibilities of history's
repeating itself on many different counts. You don't get very
far in Wall Street with the simple, convenient conclusion
that a given level of prices is not too high.
Graham # Stock
analysis relates to the past and the future. Insofar as it
relates to the past, the elements dealt with have already
influenced the results of the companies in the industry and
the average market price of their shares.
Graham # Company,
- I would
like to warn you against is spending a lot of time on over-detailed
analyses of the companys and the industrys position,
including counting the last bathtub that has been or will
Graham # Research,
- I have
every confidence in the threefold merit of this general method
based on (a) sound logic, (b) simplicity of application, and
(c) an excellent supporting record. At bottom it is a technique
by which true investors can exploit the recurrent excessive
optimism and excessive apprehension of the speculative public.
Graham # Confidence,
has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have.
When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least
100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about
the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get
Jobs # Research,
your idea. See if there's a demand. A lot of people have great
ideas, but they don't know if there's a need for it. You also
have to research your competition.
Johnson # Idea,
just can't wake up in the morning and say, "Now's the
time to buy this. Now's the time to buy IBM. Now's the time
to by GE. Now's the time to buy Dow Chemical. Now's the time
to buy some biotechnology company," if they don't know
something about it. You have to know the story.
Lynch # Buying,
- I think
our country also needs an effective organization to work on
placing orders for breakthrough research and development in
the interests of our defense and security, including promising
new research that in some cases can be very risky.
Medvedev # Organization,
of the most important technological contributions of this
century have come from university faculty members who began
their research early in their careers and have worked in their
areas of interest over a long period of time.
Packard # Technology,
me, it's (business) a crazy complicated journey. It really
is experiment, experiment, experiment.
Roddick # Belief,
indicates that workers have three prime needs: Interesting
work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on
things that are going on in the company.
Ziglar # Research,
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