Turning Pro in The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
The twist is that as soon as you focus on your art and leave the money behind...– Seth Godin
Some people decide that their art is important enough that they ought to...– Seth Godin
The genius part is getting the lizard brain shut up long enough to overcome the...– Seth Godin
Simple things done well. It’s all people really want.– Jason Fried
The fewer features you have the bigger the market.– Jason Fried
One thing I don’t believe in is 50/50. In anything. I think it’s the...– Jason Fried
I think closing off options is a really good thing.– Jason Fried
Most successful writers have a very strong point of view. I think it’s the...– Jason Fried
It’s really easy to reach 100 000 people who do not want to hear what...– Jason Fried
The vision is: enjoy doing what you’re doing & do it really well.– Jason Fried
Whether you’re taking time to work on a project on the side or you’re launching...– @dhh
Jason Fried about co-founders
Through this experience, I learned an important lesson: When in doubt, make your...– Joel Spolsky
Small things, done consistently, create major impact.– David Allen, Ready for Anything
Today’s high-tech entrepreneurs have at their command more than just the ability...– Eric Ries, Startup Lessons Learned
Seth Godin vs Merlin Mann
Commitment to the ultimate quality of anything gives access to unique creativity...– David Allen
The righteous are comfortable with creative discomfort. They get uncomfortable...– David Allen
“I don’t know what we’re...
Commit slowly, complete readily.
About Consistency, Discipline and Commitment by T...
Tell me how you use your spare time and how you spend your money, and I will...– Napoleon Hill
Harmonious cooperation is a priceless asset which you can acquire in proportion...– Napoleon Hill about Teamwork
Agreements are constraints on uncertainty.– kk
What to do right now? 1. if there’s an opportunity, take advantage of...
Money is a side effect of specialization. In a specialized society, most of...– Paul Graham
A web limits risk. It allows companies to make irreversible investments in the...– John Hagel via New Rules
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.– Mark Suster
“Five thousand dollars,” the artist replied. “B-b-but, what?” the woman...– How To Charge
Tone is in your fingers.– http://37signals.com/svn/posts/1186-gearheads-dont-get-it
As more great new companies are absorbed into big old companies, a whole new...– Jason Fried
Michael Jordan’s Speech
The power of social media is found in […] the creation of self-organized communities of likeminded people. […] In other words, the magic of social media is not what happens in social media, but what happens outside of it, because of it.
By far the dominant reason for not releasing sooner was a reluctance to trade...– Kent Beck, Approaching a Minimum Viable Product via 37signals
Figure out the absolute least you need to do to implement the idea, do just...– John Gruber’s one central, overriding guideline for iPhone UI design via 37signals
High Performing Individuals
Play to win, not to not loose.
In the network economy the winner-take-all behavior of Hollywood hit movies will...– Kevin Kelly
I remember waking up to such a face on day long ago and thinking “the world...– DHH, 37signals
Learning from failure may tell you what not to do the next time, but that...– Jason Fried, 37signals
Gary Vaynerchuk (Wine Library), Building Personal Brand Within the Social Media Landscape
It’s been a long time since there was a direct correlation with the hours worked...– DHH
My core philosophy about open source is that we should all be working on the...– David Heinemeier Hansson
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t loose faith....– Steve Jobs
The Five Classes of Entrepreneurs Class I. Opportunist Class II. Lifestyle...– Brian Shin
The simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction.– John Maeda