Business Quotes for 2011


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A slide series with famous and not so well-known quotes. December Issue 2010.

Steve Ballmer, Don Norman, Jef Raskin, Alan Cooper, Peter Drucker, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, Groucho Marx, Not Seth Godin, Thomas Edison, Mark D. Lutchen, Peter Drucker, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Clay Shirky, Paul Klee, Jyri Engeström, Steve Jobs, The Cluetrain Manifesto, Kurt Cobain, Ben Bernanke, Ivan Turgenev, George Best, Herbert Simon, Woody Allen, Kevin Kelly, Groucho Marx, Blaise Pascal, Matt Hunter, John Geleynse, A Chinese Proverb, David Ogilvy, Groucho Marx, Niels Bohr, Henry Ford, Jeffrey Zeldman.

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Business Quotes for 2011

  1. Business Quotes 2011
  2. “There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance.”Steve Ballmer, USA TODAY CEO Forum, April 29, 2007 Image credit: (cc) JD Lasica/, >
  3. “The inventors will invent, for that is what inventors do. The technology will come first, the products second, and thenthe needs will slowly appear.” Don Norman Image credit: >
  4. “A computer shall not waste your time or require you to do more work than is strictly necessary.” Jef Raskin Image credit: >
  5. “Just how do I design if not with prototyping? An excellent question. The short answer is on paper.” Alan Cooper Image credit: >
  6. “The most important thing in communication is to hear what isnt being said.” Peter Drucker Image credit: >
  7. “We are currently not planningon conquering the world.” Sergey Brin Image credit: >
  8. “Basically, our goal is to organize the worlds informationand to make it universally accessible and useful.” Larry Page, Businessweek, March 13, 2001 Image credit: >
  9. “If I hold you any closer, Ill be in back of you.”  Groucho Marx as Dr. Hackenbush Image credit: >
  10. “Nine women cant have a baby in one month, no matter how closely they coordinate their work.”Seth Godin A saying that has been around since the ice age Image credit: >
  11. “Opportunity is missed by most because it comesdressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas Edison Image credit: >
  12. “IT is not comparable to a fully sequential engineeringsystem in which deliverables result from planning, designing, building, testing, reworking, retesting, and finalizing.” Mark D. Lutchen, Former Global CIO of PWC Image credit: >
  13. “Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the unnecessary three times as fast.” Peter Drucker Image credit: >
  14. “One has to do something new in order to see something new.” Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Image credit: >
  15. “Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution.” Clay Shirky Image credit: >
  16. “A line is a dotthat went for a walk.” Paul Klee Image credit: >
  17. “The term ‘social networking’ makes little sense if we leave out the objects that mediate the ties between people. [...] The fallacy is to think thatsocial networks are just made up of people.” Jyri Engeström Image credit: >
  18. “Innovation is not about saying yes to everything.It’s about saying NO to all but the most crucial features.” Steve Jobs Image credit: >
  19. “The long silence — the interruption of the humanconversation — is coming to an end. On the Internet, markets are getting more connected and more powerfully vocal every day.” The Cluetrain Manifesto Image credit: >
  20. “Rather be dead than cool.” Kurt Cobain Image credit: >
  21. “These are issues that we are going to have to address,because they are significant.” Ben Bernanke Image credit: >
  22. “One finds limitsby pushing them.” Herbert Simon Image credit: >
  23. “If we wait for the moment when everything,absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.” Ivan Turgenev Image credit: >
  24. “I spent 90% of my money on women and drink. The rest I wasted” George Best Image credit: >
  25. “[...] a wealth of informationcreates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.” Herbert Simon Image credit: >
  26. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” Woody Allen Image credit: >
  27. “Complexity that works is built up out ofmodules that work perfectly,layered one over the other.” Kevin Kelly Image credit: >
  28. “A child of five would understand this.Send someone to fetch a child of five.” Groucho Marx Image credit: >
  29. “I apologize for writing you a long letter but I didn’t have time to write you a short one.” Blaise Pascal Image credit: >
  30. “Fail early to succeed sooner.”Matt Hunter, Product Development, IDEO Image credit: >
  31. “Implement solutions, not features.”John Geleynse, Software Technology Evangelism, Apple Image credit: >
  32. “Dont open a shop unless you like to smile.” Chinese Proverb Image credit: >
  33. “The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinkingas funny as possible.” David Ogilvy Image credit: >
  34. “Before I speak,I have somethingimportant to say.” Groucho Marx Image credit: >
  35. “Prediction is very difficult,especially about the future.” Niels Bohr Image credit: >
  36. “If I’d asked my customers what they wanted, they’d have said a faster horse.” Henry Ford Image credit: >
  37. “Content precedes design. Design in the absence of content is not design, it’s decoration.” Jeffrey Zeldman Image credit: >
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