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IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad Quotes

Feodor Ingvar Kamprad, best known as the founder of IKEA, was a Swedish business magnate. IKEA is a multinational company specialized in ready-to-assemble furniture. He started selling matches at the age of five. From a young age, he started to develop a business. When he was 5 years old, Kamprad started matches selling business. Hope from some of Ingvar Kamprad famous quotes you will get some motivation

Ingvar Kamprad quotes

  • “What is good for our customers is also, in the long run, good for us.”
  • “It was our duty to expand. Those who cannot or will not join us are to be pitied. What we want to do, we can do and will do, together. A glorious future!”
  • “If there is such a thing as good leadership, it is to give a good example. I have to do so for all the IKEA employees.”
  • Waste of resources is a mortal sin at IKEA.”
  • “I could have an office all to myself, but since my collaborators don’t have one, then I too am content to have a desk in the shared room.”
  • “If you want to maximize results, it’s not enough to simply preach—you have to set a good example. I am very proud to follow the rules of our company.”
  • Time is your most important resource. You can do so much in 10 minutes. Ten minutes once gone is gone for good.”
  • “To design a desk which may cost $1,000 is easy for a furniture designer, but to design a functional and good desk which shall cost $50 can only be done by the very best.”
  • “How the hell can I ask people who work for me to travel cheaply if I am traveling in luxury? It’s a question of good leadership.”
  • “I’m not afraid of turning 80 and I have lots of things to do. I don’t have time for dying.”

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Aurora Chowdhury
Aurora Chowdhury is a Business Psychology Graduate from Kingston University, London. She has expertise in domains like Business Psychology, Management, Strategic Management, and Business Strategy. She has a growth mindset and strongly believes in perseverance. She regularly writes for various websites and also conducts counselling sessions.

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