The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. What the world needs is people who have come alive.
When facing exponential growth, the experts in almost every field always projected linearly.
The Struggle is where your guts boil so much that you feel like you are going to spit blood... The Struggle is where greatness comes from.
Seeing yourself as an inseparable unity of body and brain may involve a shift in your self-understanding,...a liberating one.
Traditional linear thinking doesn’t work in an exponential world.
Is it Massive? Is it Transformative? Is it Purposeful?
Action precedes cognition.
By far the most difficult skill I learned as CEO was the ability to manage my own psychology... Focus on where you are going rather than on what you hope to avoid.
Constant learning is critical to staying on the exponential curve.
All potential investments should be considered guilty until proven innocent.
The point for maximum strategic paranoia is when you are at the top of your game.
Without the strength to endure the crisis, one will not see the opportunity within. It is in the process of endurance that opportunity reveals itself.
Let go of the past even if the future is not fully known.
Insist on yourself. Never imitate.
Today’s renewal opportunities often become tomorrow’s turnarounds.
A good crisis is a terrible thing to waste.
Execution eats strategy for breakfast.
Looking at successful firms can be remarkably misleading.
Tell me something you believe is true but that you have a hard time trying to convince others of.