I.B.M.’s Lessons in Longevity [Headlines]

IBM passes on wise advice as it turns 100 years old.

As I.B.M. turns 100, it offers this insight amongst others: Don’t walk away from your past. Build on it. The crucial building blocks, they say, are skills, technology and marketing assets that can be transferred or modified to pursue new opportunities. Those are a company’s core assets far more so than any particular product or service. NY Times