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Success in a start up is being around tomorrow, a lot of days in a row
If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large
— Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder / CEO
A good decision made quickly is far better than a great decision made slowly
Startups are like extreme skiing, the person who wins is the one who screws up the least and doesn’t die
Do one thing everyday that scares you
— Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one
— Elbert Hubbard
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When hiring, it’s always better to have a hole in the team than an asshole!
The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something
— Seth Godin
The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
— Thomas Edison
It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen
— Scott Belsky, Behance co-founder
Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you
— Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO
Behold the turtle, he makes progress only when he sticks his neck out
— Bruce Levin
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Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop
— Jeffrey Zeldman
Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect
— Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder
Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once
— Drew Houston, Dropbox founder / CEO
Fail often so you can succeed sooner
— Tom Kelley, Ideo partner
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly
— Robert F. Kennedy
Do the three things your competitors would least want you to do!
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No Metrics, No Marketing
The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world
— Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO
CEO = Chief Everything Officer
— Edward Relf
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work
— Thomas A. Edison
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.
— John Lennon
There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
— Aristotle
The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” Chinese proverb
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
— Maya Angelou
Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.
— Farrah Gray
If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.
— Tony Robbins
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
— Ayn Rand
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
— Albert Einstein
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
— Corneille
I am thankful to all those who said no, it’s because of them I did it myself
— Albert Einstein
We know what we are, but know not what we may be
— William Shakespeare
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it
— Charles Swindoll
Believe you can and you’re halfway there
— Theodore Roosevelt
I would rather die of passion than of boredom
— Vincent van Gogh
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new
— Albert Einstein
Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see
— Confucius
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot
You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime
— Babe Ruth
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
— John Lennon/Yoko Ono
Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me...
— Steve Jobs
What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us.
— Ted Kennedy
A year from now you will wish you had started today
— Karen Lamb
You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle
— Shannon L. Alder
Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.
— Sarah Ban Breathnach
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run
— Babe Ruth
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams
— Oprah Winfrey
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Play by the rules, but be ferocious
— Phil Knight, founder of Nike
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own
— Bruce Lee
If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business
— Ray Kroc, Founder of McDonald’s
The biggest barrier to starting a company isn’t ideas, funding or experiences. It’s excuses
— Sarah Lacy, Founder of Pando
Any business strategy that can’t be sufficiently explained using only emoji is too complex
— Aaron Levie, Co-founder & CEO of Box
Determination, passion & thinking big beat smart every day of the week!
— Ed Relf
Great products sell themselves
— Kevin Systrom Co-founder and CEO of Instagram
High expectations are the key to everything
— Sam Walton, Founder of Walmart
When people say, ’‘You’re thinking too big,’’ be smart enough not to listen. And when they ask, ’’How can you do that?”, look them in the eyes and say, “I’ll figure it out
— Eric Schmidt,
Fall in love with the problem not the solution
— Uri Levine, co-founder of Waze
Don’t settle for mediocrity; never let good enough be good enough
— Joel Osteen
Life is not fair, get used to it
— Bill Gates
The job of a CEO is to do 3 things: build the best team, get resources, and communicate the mission
— - Nathan Hubbard, Head of Commerce at Twitter
I love vacation days, it’s my opportunity to catch up with work
— Ed Relf
There are no mistakes, only opportunities
— Tina Fey
Good design means never having to say “Click Here”
— ’‘ - Shawn Leslie, Product Designer at Digital Telepathy
It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do
— Steve Jobs
Be humble, but have balls
— Tine Thygesen, CEO of Colego
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose
— Bill Gates
Don’t guess. Measure.
— Slava Akhmechet, Co-founder RethinkDB
Marketing is enthusiasm transferred to the customer
One key to entrepreneurial success is to get a great group of people around you who believe in your idea
— Richard Branson
Great people attract great people
The worst decision is indecision
— Ryan Harwood, CEO of PureWow
It’s not about work life balance, it’s about work life integration
A players hire A players, B players hire C players
— Steve Jobs
The recipe for success is in the value of your failures
— Ed Relf
Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career
— Ryan Freitas, About.me co-founder
Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm
— Winston Churchill
If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late
— Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder
When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel
— Eloise Ristad
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning
— Bill Gates
Opportunities are only multiplied when they are seized
— Sun Tzu
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
— Woody Allen
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
— Mark Twain
Fall seven times and stand up eight.
— Japanese proverb
The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
— Chinese proverb
Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
— Eleanor Roosevelt
Great products sell themselves.
— Kevin Systrom, Instagram
Winners never quit and quitters never win.
— Vince Lombardi
As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.
— Donald Trump
Choose a job that you like, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
— Confucius
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door
— Milton Berle
If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough
— Oprah Winfrey
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity
— Amelia Earhart
Change your thoughts and you change your world
— Norman Vincent Peale
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else
— Booker T. Washington
No Metrics, No Marketing
— Ed Relf
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
— African proverb
I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.
— Mother Teresa
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.
— Vincent Van Gogh
A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.
— Japanese proverb
By changing nothing, nothing changes
— Tony Robbins
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
— Charles Darwin
Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better
— Pat Riley
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step
— Lao Tzu
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse
— Walt Disney
20 years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams
— Eleanor Roosevelt
Fear is the disease. Hustle is the antidote
— Travis Kalanick, CEO of Uber
Inspiration is for amateurs - the rest of us just show up and get to work
— Chuck Close, Artist
The strength of a team is different people with different perspectives
— Steve Case, co-founder of AOL
Being realistic is the most common path to mediocrity
— Will Smith
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work
— Robert Orben
Good is not enough. You’ve got to be great
— Simon Cowell
Don’t make excuses. Make improvements
— Tyra Banks
The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do
— Steve Jobs
It’s not innovation until it gets built
— Garry Tan, Partner, Y Combinator
Build something users love, and spend less than you make
— Paul Graham, co-founder of Y Combinator
Always be executing like you’re 1/10th your size, with goals that are 10x your size
— Aaron Levie, CEO of Box
Comfort is the enemy of achievement
— Farrah Gray
If you’re not doing some things that are crazy, then you’re doing the wrong things
— Larry Page
What you think you become
— Buddah
I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars - I look for 1-foot bars that I can step over
— Warren Buffet
Losers have goals. Winners have systems
— Scott Adams
A successful business, at its core, is thousands of small decisions made correctly
— Mitchell Harper, Co-founder of Bigcommerce
Progress, not perfection
— Lauris Liberts, Draugiem Group
Wonder what customers really want? Ask. Don’t Tell
— Lisa Stone, BlogHer Co-Founder and CEO
A person’s success in life can be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have
— Tim Ferriss
Assume you have 90 seconds with a new user before they decide to use your app or delete it
— Tamara Steffens, Acompli
Hiring bad eggs can impact your ability to hire top talent in the future
— Greg Brockman, Stripe CTO
Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable
— Coco Chanel
Thank goodness the world isn’t full of entrepreneurs, otherwise i’d be out of a job!
— Edward Relf
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
— Chinese proverb
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
— Lao Tzu
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
— Steve Jobs
Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
— George Addair
You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.
— Wayne Gretzky
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
— Confucius
The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
— Steve Jobs
My number one piece of advice is: you should learn how to program.
— Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
— Peter Drucker
Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.
— Thomas Edison
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
— Jim Rohn
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible
— Audrey Hepburn
Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right
— Henry Ford
I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination
— Jimmy Dean
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant
— Robert Louis Stevenson
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty
If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on
— Sheryl Sandberg
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples
— Mother Teresa
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
— Henry Ford
None of us is as smart as all of us.
— Ken H Blanchard
It takes two flints to make a fire.
— Louisa May Alcott
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself
— Leo Tolstoy
Change before you have to
— Jack Welch
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking
— Albert Einstein
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure
— George Eliot
In this world, you only get what you grab for
— Giovanni Boccaccio
I don’t dream at night, I dream all day; I dream for a living
— Steven Spielberg
Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream
— Peter McWilliams
In a startup, absolutely nothing happens unless you make it happen
— Marc Andreessen
To be successful you have to have your heart in your business and your business in your heart
— Thomas J. Watson, former CEO of IBM
The most dangerous thing you can do in life is play it safe
— Casey Neistat
Start small, think big, and aim somewhere in between
— Bill Rancic
The largest opportunities are found in ideas that go against the grain
— Omar Hamoui, Partner at Sequoia Capital
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard
— Tim Notke
Projections are just bullshit. They’re just guesses
— Jason Fried, Founder, 37Signals
Every problem has a solution. You just have to be creative enough to find it
— Travis Kalanick, co-founder of Uber
As a startup CEO I slept like a baby. I woke up every 2 hours and cried
— Ben Horowitz
What good is an idea if it remains an idea? Try. Experiment. Iterate. Fail. Try again. Change the world
— Simon Sinek
If you’re not doing some things that are crazy, then you’re doing the wrong things
— Larry Page
Option A is not available. So let’s kick the shit out of option B
— Sheryl Sandberg
Success is not a stop sign
— Robert Kiyosaki
Do what you love and the money will follow
— Richard Branson
Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers
— Seth Godin
I am thankful for all of those who said ’‘no” to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself
— Albert Einstein
The road to success is always under construction
— Lily Tomlin
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get
— Warren Buffett
Change almost never fails because it’s too early. It almost always fails because it’s too late
— Seth Godin
If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends
— Jeff Bezos
When hiring it’s always better to have a hole than an asshole
— Ed Relf
Work like there is someone working twenty-four hours a day to take it all away from you
— Mark Cuban
If opportunity doesn’t knock build a door and smash it down!
— Ed Relf
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves and wise people are so full of doubts
Start before you feel ready
— Lauris Liberts, Draugiem Group