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I was afraid of the internet...
by Jack Welch

I was afraid of the internet...
because I couldn't type.
- Jack Welch

Related topics: Computers

I've learned that mistakes can often be
as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch

Change before you have to.
- Jack Welch

The team with the best players wins.
- Jack Welch

 

Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be.
- Jack Welch

Control your own destiny or someone else will.
- Jack Welch

We've only been wealthy in this country for 70 years.
Who said we ought to have all this? Is it ordained?
- Jack Welch

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We bring together the best ideas - turning the meetings
of our top managers into intellectual orgies.
- Jack Welch

An organization's ability to learn, and translate that
learning into action rapidly,
is the ultimate competitive advantage.
- Jack Welch

Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world,
not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital -
the world's best talents and greatest ideas.
- Jack Welch

Number one, cash is king...
number two, communicate...
number three, buy or bury the competition.
- Jack Welch

Give me a highly successful unionized industry.
- Jack Welch

My main job was developing talent.
I was a gardener providing water and other nourishment to our top 750 people.
Of course, I had to pull out some weeds,
too.
- Jack Welch

Strong managers who make tough decisions to cut jobs
provide the only true job security in today's world.
Weak managers are the problem.
Weak managers destroy jobs.
- Jack Welch

If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity
to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier
behind it you almost don't have to manage them.
- Jack Welch

Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing that I can do.
Because then they will act.
- Jack Welch

Willingness to change is a strength,
even if it means plunging part of the company into
total confusion for a while.
- Jack Welch

Don't manage - lead change before you have to.
- Jack Welch

Be candid with everyone.
- Jack Welch

The essence of competitiveness is liberated when we
make people believe that what they think and do is important -
and then get out of their way while they do it.
- Jack Welch

The Internet is the Viagra of big business.
- Jack Welch

If you don't have a competitive advantage,
don't compete.
- Jack Welch

The 1980s will seem like a walk in the park when compared
to new global challenges,
where annual productivity increases of 6% may not be enough.
A combination of software, brains, and running harder
will be needed to bring that percentage up to 8% or 9%.
- Jack Welch

If GE's strategy of investment in China is wrong,
it represents a loss of a billion dollars,
perhaps a couple of billion dollars.
If it is right, it is the future of this company for the next century.
- Jack Welch

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

Come to the edge
We can't. We're afraid
We can't. We will fall. Come to the edge
And they came. And he pushed them
And they flew
- Guillaume Apollinaire

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

Always do what you are afraid to do.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated;
you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- David Lloyd George

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you're scared.
- Eddie Rickenbacker

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Of course I am afraid. What sane man is not?
- Luciano Pavarotti

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
- Anne Frank

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

We are never afraid of what is happening in this instant -
It is what MIGHT happen next that frightens us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person,
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you find your path, you must not be afraid.
You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.
Disappointment, defeat, and despair are
the tools God uses to show us the way.
- Paulo Coelho

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

When you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track
that has been there all the while waiting for you,
and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.
When you can see that, you begin to meet people
who are in the field of your bliss,
and they open the doors to you.
I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid,
and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be.
If you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

We are afraid to care too much, for fear
that the other person does not care at all.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Lovers who have been left, lose confidence and become afraid.
They learn to leave relationships first.
The broken hearted become the heart breakers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
- Voltaire

I'm having a bad day. I am not size six.
My legs are not skinny as sticks,
and dammit, someone's got to pay.
I'm afraid that I can't satisfy myself
and that my happiness depends on someone else.
I feel weak, so you're gonna take the fall.
You're so shallow.
- Jewel

I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough,
it loses all of its meaning.
- Andy Warhol

They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself:
Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

Too many people are thinking of security
instead of opportunity.
They seem more afraid of life than death.
- James F. Bymes

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
- Corrie Ten Boom

I'm not afraid of aging.
- Shelley Duvall

A lot of people are afraid of heights.
Not me, I'm afraid of widths.
- Steven Wright

Afraid? Me? A man who's licked
his weight in wild caterpillars?
Afraid? You bet I'm afraid!
- Groucho Marx

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

There's nothing wrong with being afraid.
We were meant to be afraid.
- the Woody Allen movie Anything Else

He said to them, "Where is your faith?"
And they were afraid, and marveled, saying to one another,
"Who can this be?
For He commands even the winds and water,
and they obey Him!"
- Luke 8:25

Brought up to respect the conventions,
love had to end in marriage.
I'm afraid it did.
- Bette Davis

Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
- St.
Jerome

Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live.
- Henry Van Dyke


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