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  • Scott shared from Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success by Ken Segall
    Words are powerful, but more words are not more powerful—they’re often just confusing.
    Note: Such a true statement. Many times you hear people speak for 5 minutes when 30 seconds is all.
  • Scott shared from Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success by Ken Segall
    Simplicity requires that you have a set of core values that pervade everything you do—and everything you say.
    Note: In every interaction, be it written, spoken or seen you must stay try to your core values.
  • Scott shared from Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success by Ken Segall
    To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.
    Note: Such a true statement, seems without a tight deadline you don't achieve your goal.
  • Scott shared from Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success by Ken Segall
    Many companies can’t stop themselves from responding to every opportunity, trying to please every customer and close every sale—when in fact they would be better served by making their product lineup logical and easier to navigate.
    Note: A quote worth considering.
  • Scott shared from One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com by Richard L. Brandt
    One potential investor didn’t seem impressed with Bezos’s enthusiasm about petri-dish growth, because everyone kept telling him that people loved going into bookstores and did not want to buy online.
    Note: So wish I could travel back in time, as does this investor who didn't invest in Amazon in 1995!
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