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“The Lesson is, we all need to expose ourselves to the winds of change”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“Businesses fail either because they leave their customers or because their customer leave them !”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“strategic changes doesn't just start at the top. It starts with your calender”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“if you're wrong, you will die. But most companies don't die because they are wrong; most die because they don't commit themselves. They fritter away their valuable resources while attempting to make a decision. The greatest danger is in Standing still”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“The person who is the star of previous era is often the last one to adapt to change, the last one to yield to logic of a strategic inflection point and tends to fall harder than most.”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“Altogether too often, people substitute opinions for facts and emotions for analysis.”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive
“In Technology, whatever can be done will be done”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“People in the trenches are usually in touch with impending changes early”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“How can you motivate yourself to continue to follow a leader when he appears to be going around in circles?”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“Business success contains the seeds of its own destruction. The more Successful you are, the more people want a chunk of your business and then another chunk and then another until there is nothing”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“You can be the subject of a strategic inflection point but you can also be the cause of one”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“It's harder to be the best of class in several fields than in just one”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“In short, strategic inflection points are about fundamental change in any business, technological or not”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“As we throw ourselves into raw actions, our senses and instincts will rapidly be honed again”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“The ability to recognize that the winds have shifted and to take appropriate action before you wreck your boat in crucial to the future of an enterprise”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“You need to plan the way a fire department plans: It cannot anticipate where the next fire will be, so it has to shape an energetic and efficient team that is capable of responding to the unanticipated as well as to any ordinary event.”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive
“The strategic inflection point is the time to wake up an listen”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“a strategic inflection point is a time in the life of business when its fundamentals are about to change. that change can mean an opportunity to rise to new heights. But it may just as likely signal the beginning of the end”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“While the story is unique to Intel, the lessons, I believe, are universal”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“Admitting that you need to learn something new is always difficult. It is even harder if you are a senior manager who is accustomed to the automatic deference which people accord you owing to your position. But if you don’t fight it, that very deference may become a wall that isolates you from learning new things. It all takes self-discipline.”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive
“The implication was that either the people in the room needed to change their areas of knowledge and expertise or people themselves needed to be changed”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“I can’t help but wonder why leaders are so often hesitant to lead. I guess it takes a lot of conviction and trusting your gut to get ahead of your peers, your staff and your employees while they are still squabbling about which path to take, and set an unhesitating, unequivocal course whose rightness or wrongness will not be known for years. Such a decision really tests the mettle of the leader. By contrast, it doesn’t take much self-confidence to downsize a company—after all, how can you go wrong by shuttering factories and laying people off if the benefits of such actions are going to show up in tomorrow’s bottom line and will be applauded by the financial community?”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“Business success contains the seeds of its own destruction.”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive
“Compaqs, Dells and Novells each of which emerged from practically nothing to become major corporations. What's the common among these companies is that they all instinctively followed the rules for success in a horizontal industry.”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“If existing management want to keep their jobs when the basics of the business are undergoing profound change, they must adopt an outsider’s intellectual objectivity. They must do what they need to do to get through the strategic inflection point unfettered by any emotional attachment to the past. That’s what Gordon and I had to do when we figuratively went out the door, stomped out our cigarettes and returned to do the job.”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive
“Peter Drucker quotes a definition of an entrepreneur as someone who moves resources from areas of lower productivity and yield to areas of higher productivity and yield.”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive
“if you base your business on the volume leader, you will be going after a larger business yourself”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
“Except for one last thing. What if the people who believe in the cheap Internet appliance turn out to be right?”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive
“We live in an age in which the pace of technological change is pulsating ever faster, causing waves that spread outward toward all industries. This increased rate of change will have an impact on you, no matter what you do for a living.”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive
“Few of the top ten participants in the new horizontal computer industry rose from the ranks of the old vertical computer industry, bearing testimony to the observation that it is truly difficult for a successful industry participant to adapt to a completely different industry structure.”
Andrew S. Grove, Only the Paranoid Survive

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