“Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?

~ Thomas J. Watson, Founder of IBM Corporation


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    Originally posted on Granted, and…:
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