Quote by Michelangelo Buonarroti
Lord grant that I might always desire more than I can accomplish.
A. A. Milne
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
George F. Gilder
Real poverty is less a state of income than a state of mind.
You can add value in two ways:
- You can know the answers.
- You can offer the questions.
Relentlessly asking the right questions is a long term career, mostly because no one ever knows the right answer on a regular basis.
It is familiarity with life that makes time speed quickly. When every day is a step into the unknown, as it is for children, the days are long with the gathering of experience-
George Gissing (1857-1903)
The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft
Being a familiar name takes you miles closer to closing a sale. People like to buy from companies they’ve heard of.
It turns out that this is an overlooked benefit of banner ads. Banner ads are fairly worthless in terms of generating clickthroughs… you have to trick too much and manipulate too much to get clicks worth much of anything. But, if you build ads with no intent of clicks, no hope for clicks… then you can focus on ads that drill your name or picture or phrase into my head. 100 impressions and you’re almost famous
“Companies do not fall primarily because of what the world does to them or because of how the world changes around them; they fall first and foremost because of what they do to themselves.”