Maynard Webb Quotes.
If you are willing to dream and then work hard and execute well, you can achieve more than you ever imagined.
When it comes to work, there is a fear factor around meritocracy. People are afraid of being openly judged. However, when you know what you are being measured against, it’s empowering.
I know the rewards of focusing on innovation and outcomes as opposed to hours. I’ve been fortunate to work with brilliant entrepreneurs who didn’t have years of experience and yet they changed the world.
All companies can benefit from fostering a more flexible environment (creating a place where the most talented, industrious, and entrepreneurial people want to work) and relinquishing hierarchical control to favor a results-oriented meritocracy.
Man, weвЂ™ve got something special. DonвЂ™t screw it up.
We all know how the Internet has changed the lives of consumers: it’s changed how we communicate, how we shop, how we meet people. It’s changed things for businesses too.
It’s fantastic that the world is becoming more open to different ways of working, but we still have a long way to go in terms of changing perceptions.
Working harder is not a sustainable solution and it’s not how people meet their destiny. It’s time to get more creative. Instead of choosing one thing we love over something else we love, we must ask, ‘how can I do both?’ And, then, we can find solutions.
By the time I got to be director of product management at Thomas-Conrad, I was in a better negotiating position, as I had accumulated more accomplishments and gained a reputation for having a great work ethic.
There’s never been a better time to change the way you think. Replace every ‘I can’t’ with ‘How can I?’ It might sound like semantics, but I promise it will bring whatever you want to accomplish much closer to becoming a reality.
Every day I am inspired by what’s possible.
I remember when being a ‘a company man’ was a badge of honor; today in Silicon Valley it may brand you a loser or, in the best case scenario, someone afraid to take risks. Ten years ago, if you saw a resume that had multiple jobs in ten years, you would be worried about the capability of the individual. Not so now.
I came out of retirement to run a start-up. Historically, I seldom used all of my vacation time, and the last sick day I took was in 1992. I am a sick puppy.
I love using the latest technologies to make life more efficient, but I don’t want to advocate that technology replaces the need to get together and enjoy human connections with people.
Jobs will come back when the economy recovers, but they will never be the same.
The most direct path to achievement whether you’re an entrepreneur, a company executive, or a pro soccer player is to be a great performer and a great team member. This is also the secret to a meaningful career and self-fulfillment.
Independent contractors – a rapidly growing piece of the workforce – can often achieve the best quality of life. They can choose from where they work, whom they work for and for how long.
I used to pride myself on being the first in the office in the morning and one of the last to leave at night. Now, that’s so dated: It’s not about effort, it’s about outcomes.
Technology, and applications of this technology, will continue to improve and evolve, providing unprecedented, global access to information, individuals, training, and opportunities.
There are lots of jobs in search of talent. And there’s lots of talent in search of meaningful work.
There’s a false notion that success is a zero sum game. To win in our careers we have to give up family. To work hard we have to sacrifice sleep. To accomplish we must take (or borrow or steal) from somewhere else in our lives. It’s just not the case.
The best way to have your people be happy and satisfied is to earn the right to have them come back to work for you the next day, knowing that there are tons of other places.