Lou Gerstner Quotes

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Born: 1942-03-01, Mineola, New York, U.S.
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Former Chairman and CEO, RJR Nabisco (1989-1993) Former Chairman and CEO, IBM (1993-2002) Former Chairman, The Carlyle Group (2003-2008)

1.
I think that my leadership style is to get people to fear staying in place, to fear not changing.
- Lou Gerstner

2.
It's about communication. It's about honesty. It's about treating people in the organization as deserving to know the facts. You don't try to give them half the story. You don't try to hide the story. You treat them as - as true equals, and you communicate and you communicate and communicate.
- Lou Gerstner

3.
This really is a merger of equals. I wouldn't have come back to work for anything less than this fantastic opportunity. This lets me combine my two great loves - technology and biscuits.
- Lou Gerstner

4.
You can never be comfortable with your success, you've got to be paranoid you're going to lose it.
- Lou Gerstner

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