what you love to do
your true passion.
Do what you love to do a make a difference!
only way to do great work is to
love what you do.
"Better be a
pirate than to join the navy."
Do your best at every job. No
generates more success.
So be hungry for it. Hire good people with passion for
As soon as you
join/start a company, make a list of strengths and
weaknesses of yourself and your company on a piece of paper.
Don't hesitate in throwing bad apples out of the company.
Look for the next big
thing. Find a set of ideas that need to be quickly and
acted upon and jump through that window.
Sometimes the first step is the hardest one.
Just take it!
the courage to follow your heart and
small, think big
Don't worry about too many things at once. Take a handful of simple things to begin
with, and then progress to more complex ones. Think about not just tomorrow,
the future. "I want to put a ding in the universe,”
revealed Steve Jobs his dream.
become a market leader
Own and control
the primary technology in everything you do. If there's a
better technology available, use it no matter if anyone
else is not using it.
Be the first, and make it an industry standard.
on the outcome
People judge you by your performance, so
focus on the outcome. Be a yardstick of
Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence
Advertise. If they don't know
it, they won't buy your product. Pay attention to
made the buttons on the screen look so good you'll want to
lick them." "Design is not just what it looks like and feels
like. Design is how it works."
backgrounds. Each one will tell you one useful
thing. If you're at the top of the
chain, sometimes people won't give you honest
because they're afraid. In this case, disguise yourself, or
get feedback from other sources. Focus on those who will use
your product –
listen to your customers
distinguishes a leader from a follower. Delegate, let
do 50% of your routine work to be able to spend 50% your time on the new stuff.
Say no to 1,000 things to make sure you don't get
on the wrong track or try to do too much. Concentrate on really important
radical innovation. Hire people who want to make the best things in the
world. You need a very
culture, even in a
company. Lots of companies have tons of great engineers and smart people. But
ultimately, there needs to be some gravitational force that pulls it all
Learn from failures
when you innovate,
make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get
on with improving your other innovations.
There's always "one more thing"
with others both within and
outside your company.
Learn from customers,
partners. If you partner with someone whom you
don't like, learn to like them – praise them and benefit
from them. Learn to criticize
openly, but honestly.