Top 40 Marc Benioff Quotes

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If someone asks me what cloud computing is, I try not t

If someone asks me what cloud computing is, I try not to get bogged down with definitions. I tell them that, simply put, cloud computing is a better way to run your business.
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In business, we say that people overestimate what you can do in a year and underestimate what you can do in a decade. This is true in philanthropy as well.
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We need to make sure we do more job retraining, and that’s why we’re working to have a 5-million-apprenticeship dream.
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I love software and I love technology.
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You must always be able to predict what’s next and then have the flexibility to evolve.
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Although I loved working on technology – I’ve always been a computer geek at heart – my professors encouraged me to get a real-world job working with customers.
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The future of communicating with customers rests in engaging with them through every possible channel: phone, e-mail, chat, Web, and social networks. Customers are discussing a company’s products and brand in real time. Companies need to join the conversation.
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The world is being re-shaped by the convergence of social, mobile, cloud, big data, community and other powerful forces. The combination of these technologies unlocks an incredible opportunity to connect everything together in a new way and is dramatically transforming the way we live and work.
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This idea that we can take hundreds of thousands, which we’ve done so far, and scale it to millions and move them into a new workforce, this is really critical because Salesforce is a platform.
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Technology is a continuum. It’s constantly getting lower-cost and easier to use, and you see that, and that’s true with our company.
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I always knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur. I started my own software company in high school and went to college to study entrepreneurship.
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We need a new generation of executives who understand how to manage and lead through data. And we also need a new generation of employees who are able to help us organize and structure our businesses around that data.
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My approach to politics is that I’m not a Democrat or a Republican. I’m an American and I always support candidates I think are great for the country.
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I think the most surprising thing about giving is it takes a while to find out what you’re really interested in and what you really want to do.
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I couldn’t imagine a more incompetent politician than myself.
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I want to remind everyone that we have a no alcohol policy at Salesforce. Alcohol is a drug, and having alcohol on a Salesforce premise is simply unfair to the Ohana who either do not want it or are intolerant of it.
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Businesses cannot be extricated or disintermediated from the communities they serve. Businesses who do that will do that at their own peril. They will draw fire. And companies who are integrated will be lauded by their communities and not draw fire.
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It’s not so unusual for me to have a week of meetings that includes not only my employees, not only my customers, not only media, but could also include principals of local K-12 schools; it could include non-governmental organizations or nonprofit organizations or members of the community.
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I strongly believe the business of a business is to improve the world.
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I think everybody understands mobility because everybody’s got a cellphone and lots of apps and seen how they’ve moved off of PCs and onto mobility.
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The best way that I can give my best advice is not to be encumbered with any job with any administration.
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When I look at the next set of technologies that we have to build in Salesforce, it’s all data-science-based technology. We don’t need more cloud. We don’t need more mobile. We don’t need more social. We need more data science.
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The antidote to inequality is equality. The question is how do you achieve equality? I believe that, for business, which is where I can speak, we have to shift from shareholder maximization to stakeholder maximization.
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Learning how to interact with customers is something that anyone starting any business must master. It’s an amazing opportunity to be able to learn the ropes at an established company and then employ your expertise at your own company.
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A lot was happening in A.I. But I also realized it wasn’t clear what Salesforce’s role in A.I. was. That’s when we started acquiring quite a few artificial intelligence companies, maybe a dozen.
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Most of all, I discovered that in order to succeed with a product you must truly get to know your customers and build something for them.
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The whole concept of data science is that the software becomes the expert, and you, as the average user, are able to understand what’s going on.
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