Heard at a meeting with a very well known CEO today “if you get fucked, do it in silence
Loic Le Meur (via)
I never play against others, always for myself.
When you copy something, then copy it in a way that nobody notice it.
Charles Revson, Co-Founder of Revlon (founded in 1932 with $300) (via Spiegel.de)
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Plutarch. (Ancient Greek Biographer and Author, 46-119) (via)
Congratulations on pulling off an amazing show. Don’t tell anyone … but when ‘Star Wars’ first came out, I didn’t know where it was going either. The trick is to pretend you’ve planned the whole thing out in advance. Throw in some father issues and references to other stories — let’s call them homages — and you’ve got a series.
Competition that kills isn’t pre-announced — it springs from the shadows hungry and angry on an unsuspecting incumbent.
Changing ourselves is much better than being changed by the industry, and all the announcements today are meant to make AOL faster, better and stronger. I will leave you with a favorite quote of mine, and one that speaks to “Beat the Internet”:
“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, and a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.” - Muhammad Ali
Tim Armstrong, Aol. (via)