Steve Ballmer Quotes

steve ballmer quotes

Steve Ballmer is a successful businessman and investor. He's known best for his time at Microsoft from 1980 to 2014. Steve Ballmer's last 14 years were spent taking over as CEO from Bill Gates, before being replaced by Satya Nadella. During that time Microsoft tripled sales and doubled profits. Steve Ballmer has also been the owner of the LA Clippers NBA team since 2014 and accumulated a net worth of about $40 billion. Steve Ballmer is an inspiring entrepreneur and business leader with plenty of inspiring business quotes. 

Here are some of my favorite Steve Ballmer quotes for business motivation:

1.  "Our company has to be a company that enables its people."

2.  "Great companies have high cultures of accountability."

3.  "Accessible design is good design."

4.  "All companies of any size have to continue to push to make sure you get the right leaders, the right team, the right people to be fast acting, and fast moving in the marketplace."

5.  "Unless we're in touch with our customers, our model of the world can diverge from reality."

6.  "Products and business will go through three phases. There's vision, patience, and execution."

7.  "We don't have a monopoly, we have market share."

8.  "There's no substitute for innovation, of course, but innovation is no substitute for being in touch, either."

9.  "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." 

10. "We want to give people the ability to do what they want, where they want, and when they want."

11.  "Great companies in the way they work, start with great leaders."

Thanks for the high quality quotes Steve Ballmer! 


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