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" 2013 was a year of great accomplishment for Duke: our first full year as a combined company. "
" All options to produce, transmit, and store electricity should be considered, driven by clear price signals and constructive government policy. "
" Always play to your strengths, whether your strengths are gender-based or just natural aptitude. "
" An investor in Duke Energy is expecting a dividend payment. That's roughly 70 to 75 percent of the earnings I produce. The business that goes with that level of dividend is a business that has more predictability, more stability. "
" Anytime we make additional investment in a coal plant, we are really challenging whether that investment is economic. "
" As we continue to move to a lower-carbon future, we will also continue to work constructively with states to identify customer solutions that preserve the reliability and affordability that our communities expect. "
" As we look ahead, we see increasing opportunities for Duke in natural gas - not just for producing electricity, but in providing gas for our customers. We have been investing in renewables as well throughout the U.S. "
" As you think about developing people through their careers, you're looking for that transition from being the smartest person in the room - and caring so much about that - to being the most effective. "
" At a certain career level, it's no longer about whether you are the smartest subject-matter expert in the room. "
" Building new nuclear is something that is going to take a lot of commitment, not only from our company but from the communities we serve. It is a five-to-seven-year journey to build one, and they are expensive. "
" Effectiveness comes from those qualitative things that give you the ability to network, communicate, and lead people toward an outcome they can't see. "
" For 2015, Duke Energy's employees safety record received the top rank among large utilities as recognize by EEI. "
" Fracking has been a real technological change that has caused great innovation in our business, and we've had the benefit of very low gas prices for our customers as a result of that. "
" I actually had someone say to me, 'Lynn, you're going to have very good days, and you're going to have very bad days. But It's rare that things are as good as they look, and it's rare that things are as bad as they seem.' So having perspective, and challenging perspective, is important to making good decisions. "
" I am deeply honored by the trust the board has placed in me to lead Duke Energy. I have a high degree of confidence in the strength of our company's leadership and dedicated employees. "
" I am honored to be named chairman of Duke Energy's board and privileged to lead our company forward for our customers, employees, and shareholders. "
" I become the face of the company, and that's a responsibility. "
" I believe that nuclear needs to be a part of the solution if the U.S. really wants to be aggressive about reducing carbon. "
" I can be incredibly focused, and I can appear impatient. So I've learned to slow down, get to know people, and provide more context. There's nothing wrong with getting to the point pretty quickly, but it's also helpful to give people an opportunity to talk about their work. "
" I don't believe you can absolutely have it all. "
" I don't see any new coal. "
" I don't see a sea change by 2020, but I see migration in the direction of modernization and more flexibility in the generating system going forward. "
" I don't think of myself as a powerful woman. "
" I find, at times, people underestimate me. That's really an asset. "
" If I were to share with you the number of attacks that come into the Duke network every day, you would be astounded. And it's not from people working out of their garage; it's from nation-states that are trying to penetrate systems. "
" If we are not more efficient, we put ourselves in a position where prices need to rise or profits deteriorate in a way that makes us less attractive to investors. "
" If we just isolate distributed solar all by itself, it does not work without the utility around it. And so the utility needs to be paid for the services it provides. "
" If we're going to be serious about decarbonizing the bulk-power system, nuclear has to be part of the conversation. "
" If you can, anticipate that life is going to be full of detours. "
" If you feel like there is going to be an emotional reaction that won't be helpful to resolve the situation, anger or other things, disarm the situation in some way, and you can use different techniques to do that. "
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