We have a very open culture at the company, where we foster a lot of interaction between not just me and people but between everyone else. It’s an open floor plan. People have these desks where no one really has an office. I mean, I have a room where I meet with people. But it has all glass, so everyone can see into it and see what’s going on.
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While some doubted that connecting the world was actually important, we were building. While others doubted that this would be sustainable, you were forming lasting connections. We just cared more about connecting the world than anyone else. And we still do today.
This is our commitment to users and the people who use our service, is that Facebook’s a free service. It’s free now. It will always be free. We make money through having advertisements and things like that.
A lot of people are focused on taking over the world or doing the biggest thing and getting the most users. I think part of making a difference and doing something cool is focusing intensely.
We pay attention to every demographic in every country, so we’re going to focus on building things that teens are going to like, and we’re also going to focus on building things that other folks are going to like.
Once you have a product that you are happy with, you the need to centralize things to continue growth.
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Nobody’s ever called me Sir Richard. Occasionally in America, I hear people saying Sir Richard and think there’s some Shakespearean play taking place. But nowhere else anyway.
Machines were devised not to do a man out of a job, but to take the heavy labor from man’s back and place it on the broad back of the machine.
An imitation may be quite successful in its own way, but imitation can never be Success. Success is a first-hand creation.
We have had just one main purpose during these years, and that is to give the people transportation of the most dependable quality at the lowest possible cost. Our car was called the Universal Car thirty years ago, because it fulfilled so many needs; it is The Universal Car today for the same reason.
Our aim is to compete with any luxury brand. Candy & Candy will be a luxury brand, recognised in Rodeo Drive, New York, Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and London. Those are the major centres in the world. It will be synonymous with the design of homes, houses, flats, yachts, aircraft and retail.
The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
I don’t know the exact details of his background but from what I have read Mr. Abramovich had a very humble start in life and has made his own luck.
It’s not just about being better. It’s about being different. You need to give people a reason to choose your business.
This is a perverse thing, personally, but I would rather be in the cycle where people are underestimating us. It gives us latitude to go out and make big bets that excite and amaze people.
Edison, to a greater extent than has ever been recognized, is the father of American industrial methods.
While several parties have expressed interest in buying the company, I’m not shopping it, I haven’t sold it and I’m not about to sell it.