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Jim Barksdale Quotes:
|Jim Barksdale was well known for his southern quotes to summarize anything. Here are few, please forward ones you remember|
That dog don't hunt….
Nothing is a Plan unless You write it down…
You folks are like the pig at a ham and egg breakfast. You are committed.
You've Got to make the Main Thing, the Main Thing…
It's the Icing that sells the cake
You can't Manage what you can't Measure
I think they should separate Microsoft's application group from its operating system group.
If you spend a dollar of the company's money.....act as if it was your dollar...
The next day, Jim Barksdale President of Netscape(selling the Netscape browser) is the interviewee and he is asked what he thought of Bill's comments. JLB, paused and looked serious, and said, "Well…… I've thought a lot about what young Bill said yesterday….and after studying the issue….. we believe Operating Systems should be free"; and this brought the house down with tremendous applause…..