On the lighter side, inspiration from Ingvar :)

mahatmacat1December 30, 2006

*4th* richest man in the world??? WOW. Yet he still walks his talk (except of course he moved to Switzerland rather than pay taxes in Sweden, or maybe I'm being jaded? :)).

Gotta love the company ethic, though...

Here is a link that might be useful: IKEA billionaire flies coach :)

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shequit

I think he is very good when it comes to motivating his employees, and image making. He obviously knows smart business practices. But don't you just wonder what goes on when noone is looking?

    Bookmark   December 30, 2006 at 8:46PM
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mahatmacat1

LOL you mean like why he lives in Switzerland rather than Sweden, for example? :)

Yeah, yeah, that's definite. But the co. walks a great deal more talk than other cos. and did it before it was fashionable. For that I give them all credit.

    Bookmark   December 30, 2006 at 9:55PM
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sjerin

That is true. But, I wonder how big of a house he lives in and what he's doing with his fortune. Hopefully not socking it away for a rainy day. Gotta admire Gates just a little.

    Bookmark   December 31, 2006 at 12:01AM
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mahatmacat1

...but do I have to admire *Microsoft*??? :)

Interesting question. I'd like to know what he's doing with his $$$$$$$$$$$.

    Bookmark   December 31, 2006 at 12:22AM
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organic_donna

This is what Gates does with his money.

Here is a link that might be useful: here is a link that might be helpful

    Bookmark   December 31, 2006 at 8:45AM
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mahatmacat1

No, I meant Ingvar. I'm aware of what Gates does.

    Bookmark   December 31, 2006 at 2:04PM
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organic_donna

Sorry flyleft, I misunderstood you.

    Bookmark   December 31, 2006 at 4:02PM
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shequit

OK, flyleft, I know I posted a rather terse comment about this person (don't actually know about him). I have, however, tried to find some info about his personal life and curiously not much available. Do you know anything to enlighten us?

    Bookmark   January 3, 2007 at 1:49AM
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