"Having an internal sense of confidence that the things that may have isolated you as different are now the strengths that make you powerful. Because you guys are coalescing, this is the power dynamic, this is the new establishment. You are it. You’re deciding. How sick is that? I mean that’s sick. And so once you realize that, I think that what you have to figure out is that how you can now become more true to that inner voice. That’s a really big challenge. But I think that’s a skill. Figuring out that."

- @chamath

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An inspirational fireside chat between @invoker and Chip Wilson, Founder of @lululemon.

An inspirational fireside chat between @invoker and Chip Wilson, Founder of @lululemon.

“In business, you need to think far ahead in playing your moves sequentially. When you play a lot of Chess or Go, that makes your mind always think about strategies in a sequential way - which is very helpful.”

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“If our young men miscarry in their first enterprises, they lose all heart. If the young merchant fails, men say he is ruined. If the finest genius studies at one of our colleges, and is not installed in an office within one year afterwards in the cities or suburbs of Boston or New York, it seems to his friends and to himself that he is right in being disheartened, and in complaining the rest of his life. A sturdy lad from New Hampshire or Vermont, who in turn tries all the professions, who teams it, farms it, peddles, keeps a school, preaches, edits a newspaper, goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls. He walks abreast with his days, and feels no shame in not ‘studying a profession,’ for he does not postpone his life, but lives already. He has not one chance, but a hundred chances.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, via Ryan Holiday (via rickyv)
“To do the things you know you must do to be successful in life, especially when you don’t feel like doing them. In other words, to not let your feelings dictate your actions.”
“Imagine a world where the next kids getting started with their big idea are stuck having to think about negotiating or establishing relationships with these big gatekeepers – before they’re even able to think about doing anything ambitious on the Internet. That’s a really, really scary notion and one that we need to work very hard, and will be working very hard, to make sure does not happen.”
David Karp on net neutrality at Wired BizCon (via david)

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