They encouraged me to always look for the good in people instead of assuming the worst and trying to find fault.
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It is only by being bold that you get anywhere. If you are a risk-taker, then the art is to protect the downside.
I really believe that being in the moment is the key to happiness and success, and being constantly glued to your phone can have a big impact on your relationship.
I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I – if I’m not interested in something, I don’t grasp it.
Well, I think that there’s a very thin dividing line between success and failure. And I think if you start a business without financial backing, you’re likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line.
So I’ve seen life as one long learning process. And if I see – you know, if I fly on somebody else’s airline and find the experience is not a pleasant one, which it wasn’t in – 21 years ago, then I’d think, well, you know, maybe I can create the kind of airline that I’d like to fly on.
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[On being partners with Laura Nyro in Tuna Fish Music (Laura’s favorite food was Tuna Fish)] We became partners in this new publishing company.
Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it. Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine.
The Model T blazed the way for the motor industry and started the movement for good roads everywhere. It is still the pioneer car in many parts of the world which are just beginning to be motorized.
I really don’t retain information – by the time I arrive wherever I’m going, I already forget what it is that I wanted to say.
While I love technology and social media, a text or a tweet can never replace the real value of conversation.
My mother was an entrepreneur She found being on relief humiliating. She built this business from scratch In 1951 my mother opened this store
Good copy can’t be written with tongue in cheek, written just for a living. You’ve got to believe in the product.
A world where men ran half our homes and women ran half our institutions would be just a much better world.