Until we moderate our fascination with creating ideas, we will not achieve the rate of innovations we seek.
Tell me something you believe is true but that you have a hard time trying to convince others of.
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.
40 percent of Fortune 500 companies won’t exist a decade from now.
Looking at successful firms can be remarkably misleading.
Execution eats strategy for breakfast.
No enterprise can keep up with the pace that will be set by the 6Ds: Digitized, Deceptive, Disruptive, Dematerialize, Demonitize and Democratize
The smartest people in the world don’t work for you.
If the rate of change inside an organization is less than the rate outside, the end is in sight.
Private equity is about superiorly managed and performing companies, not being an investor. It is about being proactive.
Traditional linear thinking doesn’t work in an exponential world.
Whatever its reputation for success, the Valley was in fact built on failure - a willingness to accept and even reward ‘good’ failure.
You cannot be in the corporate transformation business without a willingness to transform yourself.
How much of what you know about business is shaped by mistaken reactions to past mistakes?
Work is love made visible. The goal is not to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.
When facing exponential growth, the experts in almost every field always projected linearly.
Seeing yourself as an inseparable unity of body and brain may involve a shift in your self-understanding,...a liberating one.
Is it Massive? Is it Transformative? Is it Purposeful?
Philosophy is more important than technologies. What drives a firm’s growth is philosophy. A true technology is a crystal of philosophy.
Constant learning is critical to staying on the exponential curve.