- Rallying the Team
- Personal Success
- Thoughts on Innovation
- Overcoming Challenges
- Conquering Fear
- Dealing with Failure
- Ins and Outs of Entrepreneurship
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
If I’m the smartest guy in the room, I’m in the wrong room.
Design is an agent of change, which can help us to make sense of what is happening and to turn it to our advantage.
If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
If you can’t stand the heat, don’t tickle the dragon.
Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth.
It’s so much easier to do something new than to do something well.
When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
Three may keep a secret if two of them are dead.
Adversity doesn’t build character, it reveals it.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
God gave us 2 ears and 1 mouth for a reason.
I don’t try to reinvent the wheel. I just try to change the spokes.
Never judge the characters you play… That’s the first rule of acting.
To understand a company, spend time with its customers.
Be careful – a little success can create a whole lot of overhead.
About right now is better than exactly wrong later.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.
Success is easy if you think of it like rust: It’s inevitable if you keep at it.
If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.
The fact that others are bad does not imply that you are good.
Make sure that the best thing to happen to your customer today is you.
There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.
It does not matter how slow you go so long as you do not stop.
You have undertaken to cheat me. I won’t sue you, for the law is too slow. I will ruin you.
Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not to their own facts.
Being early and being wrong are sometimes not that different.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.
We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’
If a ruler’s anger rises against you, do not leave your post; calmness can lay great offenses to rest.
The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
You can’t really run the company by pissing off the scientists who do the work.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss in enthusiasm.
History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.
He that can’t endure the bad will not live to see the good.
One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.
There is nothing like writing to force you to think and get your thoughts straight.
Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget rule No. 1.
You miss 100% of the shots you never take.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the entrepreneur adjusts the sails.
The past is never dead. It’s not even past.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.
If you presume, you are putting ‘P’ on your resume.
Thankfully, perseverance is a great substitute for talent.
With Early Stage companies, it’s never one thing. It’s always one thing after another.
If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack.
With good people, you can do anything. With bad people, nothing helps.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
As our circle of knowledge expands, so does the circumference of darkness surrounding it.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
Creativity is great – but not in accounting.
There is great power in ignorance and naivete.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
There’s no fun like work.
I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full victory!
I believe that smart people working hard will eventually get lucky.
There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.
You want to learn from experience, but you want to learn from other people’s experience when you can.
Partners don’t pay each other, they help each other get paid.
Entrepreneurship exists in the tiny space between madness and genius; and, its journey requires a few cross border violations across both madness and genius to get to the final destination.
The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.