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“Embrace it, change it, improve it, make your mark upon it.” Steve Jobs | Silicon Valley Historical Association
1. Have a great support team.
2. Have a malleable business plan.
3. Focus on KPIs (Key Performance Indicators).
4. Have fun with your BHAG (Big Harry Audacious Goal).
“You have to forget about everything else. Like I said, have that animalistic sort of approach…”
Positive thinking? ❌
Total numbness? ✅
— Red Bull UK (@RedBullUK) August 3, 2018
The Great Depression: Causes & Responses
1) Overspeculation of Stocks
2) Wage Stagnation
3) Gold Standard
4) Banking Practices
President Hoover’s Responses
1) Increased Tariffs (Smoot-Hawley)
2) “Liquidate Everything”
“You have to be kind of a ruthless person, in some form. A relentless, ruthless person. That cannot be taught. That is you can slap me, night after night after night, I’m going to keep coming back. And then…”
After reading Jim Collin’s books, read Mr. Horowitz’s book, The Hard Thing About Hard Things.
Stage 1: Hubris born of success
Stage 2: Undisciplined pursuit of more
Stage 3: Denial of risk and peril
Stage 4: Grasping for salvation
Stage 5: Capitulation
Mr. Collins’ books
1) Built to Last (1994)
2) Good to Great (2001)
3) How the Mighty Fall (2009)
4) Great by Choice (2011)
Mr. Gladwell’s book, Outliers, is a must read and available on Audible.com.
?Some thoughts from the great @LSandersTri on putting the hurt on the other riders out on the Queen K
— Bob Babbitt (@Bob_Babbitt) February 13, 2018
#ThursdayThoughts from Olympic gold medalist @AliBrownleetri on the London Olympics and getting to the start line prepared to do your best.
Listen to the full interview with Alistair:
Stitcher: https://t.co/A88jKWOtPp pic.twitter.com/QjNCObg8Iw
— Bob Babbitt (@Bob_Babbitt) February 23, 2018