” Never love something so much that you can’t let go of it. “


” Don’t let others define you. You define yourself. “


” We have started something called the Corporate Services Corps. Now, it was modeled after the Peace Corps from long ago, the 1960s. And the idea was in this modern day and age, how do you get IBM’ers around the world to be global citizens? You know, globally aware, contribute, understand how to work in that environment, but do it on scale. “


” If you’re clear on what you believe, you have a great foundation to go make a market. “


” And the reason I came to IBM was I think – I always say at a really early age, I learned you’ve got to be passionate about what you do. No matter what it is, you put too much, your heart and soul in it, you have to be passionate about it. You make too many sacrifices. “


” So what it means is when you don’t believe in the inevitable, it means you don’t expect that that’s how things have to turn out. You can change them. “


” Whatever business you’re in – it doesn’t matter – it’s going to commoditize over time. It’s going to devalue. You’ve got to keep moving it to a higher value. “


” To me, I learned along the way, you know, culture is behavior. That’s all it is, culture is people’s behaviors. “


” You have to stick up for what you believe in. And that, to me, is the biggest thing you can do about driving inclusion. “


” I always say, you know, if I sit here and close my eyes and say, ‘When did I learn the most in my life, in my career?’ It’ll always be when I close them and everything I think of is when I took a risk. It’s when I think I learned the most. “


” Clients say, ‘What’s your strategy,’ and I say, ‘Ask me what I believe first.’ That’s a far more enduring answer. “


” When you remove layers, simplicity and speed happen. “


” You make the right decision for the long run. You manage for the long run, and you continue to move to higher value. That’s what I think my job is. “


” I make time to exercise. It’s not being indulgent. I think it’s got a lot to do with your ability to manage properly and stay focused. There’s no doubt about that. “



All 14 Ginni Rometty Quotes about You in picture


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Clients say,
When you remove layers, simplicity and speed happen.
You make the right decision for the long run. You manage for the long run, and you continue to move to higher value. That
I make time to exercise. It
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