Value is what people are willing to pay for it.
One of the best kept secrets in America is that people are aching to make a commitment, if they only had the freedom and environment in which to do so.
We created the hierarchical, pyramidal, managerial system because we needed it to keep track of people and things people did; with the computer to keep track, we can restructure our institutions horizontally.
In the network model, rewards come by empowering others, not by climbing over them. If you work in a hierarchy, you may not want to climb to its top.
In their search for quality, people seem to be looking for permanency in a time of change.
In the Marines, I was stunned, absolutely stunned, at everything around me, at what the world looked like.
In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.
Learning how to learn is the most precious thing we have in life.
Lawyers are like beavers: They get in the mainstream and dam it up.
We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human race.
We are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society.
The new leader is a facilitator, not an order giver.
I was sure we would never see the adoption of the Euro. Countries giving up their currencies for a common tender was, it seemed to me, completely out of tune with currency being a carrier of people’s cultural identity, celebrating national heroes and events, as it had been for hundreds of years.
The more technology we introduce into society, the more people will aggregate, will want to be with other people: movies, rock concerts, shopping.
Leadership involves finding a parade and getting in front of it.