David Packard (Hewlett-Packard)
(0:01) How Steve Jobs was inspired by David Packard.
(1:00) Books are the original hyperlinks.
(4:30) Profit is the measure of how well we work together.
(9:00) HP's first product.
(11:00) Podcasts before podcasts.
(14:00) Many of the things I learned in this process were invaluable, and not available in business schools.
(15:00) More businesses die from indigestion than starvation.
(16:30) The importance of maintaining a narrow focus.
(20:00) Growth from profit.
(21:00) Lessons from the Great Depression = No long term debt.
(26:30) A maverick's persistence.
(29:00) How to avoid layoffs in a recession.
(30:20) Employees should outgrow you.
(31:00) The perils of centralization.
(35:25) Closing with optimism.
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