Percy Barnevik

Sweden
Born on 13 Feb 1941
Executive

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You can build a lasting competitive edge through the excellence of your organization structure.

Presentation to World Economic Forum (1997)
Nothing is worse than procrastination. When I look at 10 decisions I failed to make, there will be nine of them where I delayed.

New York Times (1990)
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
Essays
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
Essays