Dare To Make a Difference!
As long as you’re
going to be
Most people think small, because they're afraid of
success, afraid of making decisions, afraid of
I wasn't satisfied just to earn a good living. I was
looking to make a statement.
I've got the hottest
personal brand in the world.
Set the standard high. Challenge is good, and
accomplishment creates healthy self-respect.
passion you don't have energy, without
energy you have nothing.
I like thinking big. If you're going to be thinking
anything, you might as well think big.
I don't do it for the
money. I do it to do it. Deals are my art form.
Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write
wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably
big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
One of the keys to
thinking big is
I think of it almost as a controlled neurosis, a
quality I noticed in many
highly successful entrepreneurs.
They're obsessive, driven and almost maniacal, but
it's all channeled into their work.
consulting firm charge you $100,000 for a lengthy
study and in the end it has no conclusion and takes
so long to complete that if the deal you were
considering was a good one, it will be long gone.
You can have
most wonderful product
in the world, but if people don't know about it,
it's not going to be worth much. You need to
generate interest and create excitement.
Lead by Example
If you're interested in 'balancing' work and
pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make
your work more pleasurable.
Be an example. Children watch – and they will
emulate what they see.
I judge people based on their capability, honesty,
life is luck.
Exhibit a sense of community through participation
and philanthropy. Giving back is a great reward.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the
future by focusing exclusively on the present.
That's where the fun is.