Steve Ballmer Quotes

Steve Ballmer Quotes

Steve Ballmer Quotes :

“There’s no substitute for innovation, of course, but innovation is no substitute for being in touch, either.”

“Great companies in the way they work, start with great leaders.”

“The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.”

“Businesses change. They grow, they shrink, they make mistakes. The successful ones learn and adapt.”

“There’s no substitute for hard work, ever.”

“A real leader faces the music even when he doesn’t like the tune.”

“Sometimes I can be accused of giving people too much detail about Microsoft’s technology.”

“We don’t have a monopoly. We have market share. There’s a difference.”

“It’s a mind-set. You can focus on what’s wrong in the world, or you can focus on what’s right.”

“You can’t invent if you can’t accept failure. To invent you need to experiment, and if you know in advance that it’s going to work, it’s not an experiment.”

“The number one benefit of technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative.”

“We’re all learning here; the best listeners will end up the smartest.”

“I have always thought that if you have a long-term vision, you will certainly make mistakes. But, they will be mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth.”

“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”

“I’m going to do what I think is right.”

“The most important thing for me is that I just don’t want to go down the same path as everyone else. I want to do something that is different.”

“In the software world, it’s very rare for a company to have the opportunity to have a strong impact on the world, to have a truly lasting legacy.”

“It’s hard work and great people that make a company great, and I’ve been lucky to have a great team working with me.”

“People who are more technologically adept are going to be a more powerful force in the future. It is inevitable.”

“I’m a big advocate of believing in the dream, and that goes along with my entrepreneurial background.”

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