Great CEO Quotes: Sam Walton, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma, Ingvar Kamprad.
Sam Walton is the founder and past CEO of Walmart. Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon. Jack Ma is the founder and CEO of Alibab. Ingvar Kamprad is the founder and CEO of IKEA. These four people are founders of retail giants. They have all had significant contributions to supply chain.
“I have always been driven to buck the system, to innovate, to take things beyond where they’ve been.” ~Sam Walton.
“Great ideas come from everywhere if you just listen and look for them. You never know who’s going to have a great idea.” ~Sam Walton.
“High expectations are the key to everything.” ~SupplyChainToday.com.
“One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.” ~Jeff Bezos.
“I knew that if I failed i wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” ~Jeff Bezos, CEO Amazon.
“You don’t want to negotiate the price of simple things you buy everyday.” ~Jeff Bezos, Supply Chain Innovator.
“Making mistakes is the privilege of the active. It is always the mediocre people who are negative, who spend their time proving that they were not wrong.” ~Ingvar Kamprad, CEO IKEA.
“If there is such a thing as good leadership, it is to give a good example. I have to do so for all the IKEA employees.” ~Ingvar Kamprad, Supply Chain Innovator.
“Waste of resources is a mortal sin at IKEA.” ~Ingvar Kamprad, CEO IKEA.
“Never deceive others, in business or in life. In 1995, I was deceived by four companies – four companies that are now closed. A company cannot go far by deceit.” ~Jack Ma, CEO Alibaba.
“I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.” ~Jack Ma, CEO Alibaba.