Love what you do or don't do it.
I don't care what anyone says. Being rich is a good thing. Mark Cuba
I had been in the technology business for so long, I had seen the PC-bubble come and burst, I had seen the local area and wide area networking-bubble come and burst, it was no shock that the internet-bubble was going to burst.
Know your core competencies and focus on being great at them. Pay up for people in your core competencies. Get the best. Outside the core competencies, hire people that fit your culture but aren't as expensive to pay.
There are no shortcuts. You have to work hard, and try to put yourself in a position where if luck strikes, you can see the opportunity and take advantage of it.
The stock market's handling of new technology is kind of a joke. We have seen CNBC, CNNfn, Bloomberg, and the like turn into home-shopping networks for stocks. Fund managers and analysts go on TV and sell what's shiny and easy to sell.
Johnson's response then: ??I don't know, I don't know.
You've got to be very cognizant of the correlation between social media links and business because they don't always correlate as highly as people would like.
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.
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.
I can turn an idea into a business before you know it's going to be important. My first step will blow by you.
Perfectionism is the enemy of profitability.
It is called working your ass off. The difference is what you are willing to sacrifice. For every writer who wants balance in their life, there is a guy like me who gives up a lot to make their dreams come true. There is always going to be someone out there that knows they have to compensate for may
A couple corporate customers of the league . . . were uncomfortable with the appearance of some players. Since the teams couldn't deal with it, they had asked the league to step in and deal with it.
Wherever I see people doing something the way it's always been done, the way it's 'supposed' to be done, following the same old trends, well, that's just a big red flag to me to go look somewhere else.
Having the ability to be brutally honest with yourself is the greatest challenge you face when creating a business model. Too often we oversell ourselves on the quality of the idea, service, or product. We don't provide an honest assessment of how we fit in the market, why customers will buy from us
It's not the dreaming, it's the doing.
Creating opportunities means looking where others are not.
I'm scared shitless of heights.
I remember Mike the person. He did great things on the court, but the person I got to know off the court, his family, his mom, going to his summer camps are the things I will think of first when I see him.
All good businesses are personal. The best businesses are very personal.
We're rocking the film festival. If you've seen a movie, you've seen one of ours,
It is so much easier to be nice, to be respectful, to put yourself in your customers' shoes and try to understand how you might help them before they ask for help, than it is to try to mend a broken customer relationship.
Information is power, particularly when the competition ignores the opportunity to do the same.
as always, I hope the Spurs lose 82 games.
I rarely think the market is right. I believe non dividend stocks aren't much more than baseball cards. They are worth what you can convince someone to pay for it.
Money is a scoreboard where you can rank how you're doing against other people.
When you first start working for me, directly for me, I micromanage until I trust you.
Business is the marketplace of ideas.
I think one of the biggest curses in the U.S. is that we have only two political parties. Mark C