If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my axe.
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Other Entrepreneurship :
- Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
- Get big quietly, so you don’t tip off potential competitors.
- Living is different from just existing.
- To leverage means to create a win-win situation.
- Patience is a virtue, and I’m learning patience. It’s a tough lesson.
- Entrepreneurship isn’t about luck, it’s about vision, time management, creativity, determination and goals.
- Entrepreneur, if your distinction isn’t angering the mediocre, it’s actually mediocre.
- Start small and keep going.
- Someday is a dangerous word.
- To soar, we must leave anything that weighs us down.
- Do ordinary things extraordinarily well.
- Most people master the art of postponing the start.
- Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
- People have a voracious appetite for a better way, and yesterday’s ‘wow’ quickly becomes today’s ‘ordinary’.
- Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get
- The good news for shareowners is that a single big winning bet can more than cover the cost of many losers.
- I think different religions are different doors to the same house. Sometimes I think the house exists, and sometimes I don’t. It’s the great mystery.
- I like treating things as if they’re small, you know Amazon even though it is a large company, I want it to have the heart and spirit of a small one.
- The goal is to build a profitable business, not maintain an expensive hobby that will leave you in the poorhouse.
- The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.