Zitat des Tages von Irene Rosenfeld:
I believe very strongly in the value of having a diverse team around me that comes from very different backgrounds and different points of view.
During a transformation, it's understandable to be hesitant about moving too fast, especially at the outset.
Exposure to a diversity of disciplines has been exceptionally helpful to me.
Endorphins are a very powerful thing.
Mom was a housewife; Dad was an accountant. They taught me a lot about the value of working hard.
Do what in your heart you know is right. It is easy to get caught up in your ambitions, but no job is worth not being true to yourself.
You can't play it safe if you want to get ahead.
I talk a lot about taking risks, and then I follow that up very quickly by saying, 'Take prudent risks.'
Sports have always been a really important part of how I energize myself, as well as how I relax. I spend a lot of my spare time with my family playing tennis, biking and rollerblading.
The most important role of a leader is to set a clear direction, be transparent about how to get there and to stay the course.
Our emerging workforce is not interested in command-and-control leadership. They don't want to do things because I said so; they want to do things because they want to do them.
I hate to see people frustrated or leave a company for an opportunity they could easily have had at their current company if they had only asked.
Major organizational changes create uncertainty. But the point is to move quickly - faster than you are comfortable - because in hindsight, you will always wish you had made changes even sooner.
I've done more travel than I need to in my lifetime.
It's fair to characterise me as competitive and determined, but anyone who works with me will attest to the fact I believe very strongly in the notion of servant leadership.
I've received many good pieces of advice throughout my life.
I truly believe that the combination of a strong top line together with a strong bottom line is what makes for a sustainable business.
When investors, particularly investment bankers, talk about splitting up companies, there's a lot of discussion about multiple expansion, and the reality is multiple expansion is an outcome, not a strategy.
Parenting is one of the best management training programs there is.
Major organizational changes create uncertainty.
I think my father was somewhat disappointed in not having had a son, and in that way I was the nearest thing he had.