Early 2010 Thoughts
+ New twitter link….140 characters to compose a thought or idea.
+ SAS, the software icon in Cary, 34th consecutive year of revenue growth. Fortunes best place to work.
+ Southwest Airlines, 37th consecutive year of profits.
+ Competition: not to only outperform the competitor….but to be a better business.
+ Markets are global: China population 1.4 B, India 1.2 B, US 310 M, Brazil 200 M.
+ Vision often misunderstood: Doing exciting things….venturing into the unknown….charting a new course.
+ An organization’s history: 2003=400…..2010=40. A dramatic decline.