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As much as people like to frown upon Ballmer's performance, in which, wasn't as bad as people like to think, he spoke truly to why Microsoft is such a great company as it is. It's a company built on principles, results, morals, and, although some may argue that some of their business means were, or have been, unethical, they merely put those aside for the greater good of society and contributing towards the advancement of modern technology. They are build under a professional foundation; their main competitors aren't as much so (be it sloppy, evil intentions, etc.). Best of luck for him and his successor.
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What I image he's going to do with his severance package:

LOL!!
post #12 of 17
I cried when it was announced he is leaving too.

Tears of joy, that is.
    
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"See you around, space cowboy."


Oh thanks for this :>



Does this guy think he's in a movie? that "ending" couldn't have been more cliche.
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With all due respect to Steve, a lot of you probably know how close you can be to your co-workers. When you think about it, you probably spend most of your time awake at work than at home. Steve, despite his wealth, is still human and likely has many friends that he is going to miss. Whether you agree with his business practices or not is one conversation, but the thread title insinuates that an individual (regardless of status) was sad to leave his friends and workplace for many years. It's alright for him to be emotional - if you were in his shoes, you wouldn't want any sort of slander from an arguably personal moment. It's not a money thing, it's a human-being thing.
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What I image he's going to do with his severance package:

HAHAHAHA

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post #16 of 17
Think I prefer full on crazy sweaty Ballmer to blubbering Ballmer.


For good ole times biggrin.gif
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With all due respect to Steve, a lot of you probably know how close you can be to your co-workers. When you think about it, you probably spend most of your time awake at work than at home. Steve, despite his wealth, is still human and likely has many friends that he is going to miss. Whether you agree with his business practices or not is one conversation, but the thread title insinuates that an individual (regardless of status) was sad to leave his friends and workplace for many years. It's alright for him to be emotional - if you were in his shoes, you wouldn't want any sort of slander from an arguably personal moment. It's not a money thing, it's a human-being thing.

good post man, this exactly.
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