The key is having great players. But there are a lot of teams that have All-Stars and haven't been able to put it together.
The one thing in life you can control is your effort. Are there any shortcuts in the beauty business? No. That was the first lesson I learned. You can't just rocket to the top.
Social media is just a platform. Twitter is a very simple and immediate broadcast platform. Facebook is a very personal, when it comes to friends and when it comes to fan pages, a little bit less but still somewhat personal way to communicate.
My days are straight out of the movie Groundhog Day.
I think one of the biggest curses in the U.S. is that we have only two political parties.
Recessions are the best time to start a company. Companies fail. Others hold back capital. If you are willing to do the preparation and work, it is the best time to invest in yourself and start a business.
Business happens over years and years. Value is measured in the total upside of a business relationship, not by how much you squeezed out in any one deal.
I'm a believer that you accomplish much, much more with direct relationships than by using an intermediary. And that cash you keep in the bank can be the difference between staying alive as a small business, or not.
I wouldn't be where I am now if I didn't fail ... a lot. The good, the bad, it's all part of the success equation.
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I was lucky. I grew up knowing that hard work and smart work has a greater impact on results than being passionate about something.
I'm the luckiest guy in the world. I wake up every day just fired up. My one rule is, don't let anyone pinch me, because I don't want to wake up.
If you have managers reporting to managers in a startup, you will fail.
The thrill of victory in business blows away the thrill of victory in sports. Business is a sport 24/7/365.
Sweat equity is the most valuable equity there is.
Don't start a company unless it's an obsession and something you love. If you have an exit strategy, it's not an obsession.
Culture is very important to the Mavs. Your best player has to be a fit for what you want the culture of the team to be. He has to be someone who leads by example. Someone who sets the tone in the locker room and on the court. It isn't about who talks the most or the loudest. It is about the demeano
Every job I took was really me getting paid to learn about a new industry.
We have told the NBA we are happy to help in any way.
I'm the one guy who says don't force the stupid people to be quiet - I want to know who the morons are.
The Higher Education Industry is very analogous to the Newspaper industry. By the time they realize they need to change the costs to support their legacy infrastructure and costs will keep them from getting there.
If Ayn Rand were an up-and-coming author today, she wouldn't write about steel or railroads, it would be Net Neutrality.
Never settle. There is no need to rush.
Being a smart shopper is the first step to getting rich.
Do it because you love it. Then itâ€™s not a job. Iâ€™m a geek. I love technology. I would be online working with technology regardless of what my day job is.
as always, I hope the Spurs lose 82 games.
Money is a scoreboard where you can rank how you're doing against other people. Mark C
I think political people are afraid of me.
I wish Donald nothing but the best for Apprentice 2 and I hope it does just as well as his casinos do. You don't come after dogs, you don't come after kids and you don't come after The Hair.
The sport of business is the ultimate competition. It's 7 Ã— 24 Ã— 365 Ã— forever.