Getting to Know the Top CEO's Through Their Leadership Quotes


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CEOs. Some of the most notable facts are mentioned here and the article in general gives an interesting perspective on how CEO's think. There were simple queries that probed into their luncheon habits to their beliefs on the existence of intelligent life beyond the earth. Some of these Leadership Quotes are thought provoking and some are smart expressions laced with humor.

The CEOs featured here are from Applied Materials, Best Buy , Broadcom, Continental, Ebay, El Paso, EMC, Enron, Honeywell, Intel, JDS Uniphase, Merck, New York Times, Novell, Staples, Texas Instruments, Tyco, United Technologies, VA Linux, Wells Fargo, Wellpoint and Yahoo.

These Leadership quotes are a rarity. When asked about lunch, Nicholas from Broadcom reacted by wanting to eat competition. Interestingly, when Engibous from Texas Instruments was asked about the number of hours spent on the net it was a meager 60 minutes a week. At the other end of the spectrum James Bond was the popular choice among the CEOs when asked about fictional characters. Surprisingly, these leadership quotes are spruced up with brands. Along with the Hummer and Lamborghini Diablo there was room for Davidoff cigars, electric screwdrivers along with brands like Rolex, Patek Philippe, Rado and Zeiter.

Added to these, each CEO has their own distinct idiosyncrasies with their own distinct dislikes about themselves. When asked about a vacation in the last 12 months, one CEO managed to holiday for a month. Given an extra hour one CEO claimed spending time talking to employees. When asked about the Dow both optimistic and pessimistic views were noticed. When asked about intelligent life beyond Earth a majority of propounded its existence. Added to this there were two extremes when it came to casual clothing. One CEO asserts casual clothing is not process efficient while some of them live in their jeans.


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