Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer

CEO of Microsoft Corporation from January 2008 to February 2014.
Our company has to be a company that enables its people.More Steve Ballmer quotes [10/10/2011 12:10:06]
[At Microsoft] I had many years of experience and history and seeing connections. With my direct reports, the job at Microsoft was to delegate and then be able to properly review, but not to micromanage. To have a way of connecting and integrating without getting in the way.More Steve Ballmer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The lifeblood of our business is that R&D spend. There's nothing that flows through a pipe or down a wire or anything else. We have to continuously create new innovation that lets people do something they didn't think they could do the day before.More Steve Ballmer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
"There's no CEO for the government." But if you were CEO for a day at the government, would you have tools and reports and wherewithal to look at government the way a business would look at its lines of business, its spending, its revenue? I've actually been working, first by myself and then with a group of people, on then on and off, and now much more on, almost since the I time left Microsoft.More Steve Ballmer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's the luxury of time that lets me in some ways now spoil myself. I get my workout in every day. I get a good, long sleep every day. I won't say they're guilty pleasures. When I first left Microsoft, I would say I spent the better part of a year saying, "OK, how do I get as busy and crazy and manic as I was at Microsoft?" Since then I said, "No, I'll make a bigger contribution in this phase of my life by being able to pick and choose, not being so manic, having time to step back, a little more time for what I'll callMore Steve Ballmer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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