Read over your existing business plan like you read the menu at your favorite restaurant.
Darren L Johnson
It is well within the order of things that man should listen when his mate sings; but the true male never yet walked who liked to listen when his mate talked.
I'm married to an Italian woman, and I used to love cooking Italian at home, because it's one-pot cooking. But my wife does not approve of my Italian cooking.
If you're going to run a public company, be absolutely certain of what the parameters are, what the clarity is, that you can explain it to yourselves and explain it externally.
When I first started VMware, I was very shy and self-conscious about speaking. I grew out of this by giving talks each week in front of the whole company; gradually, as we scaled, I had talked to more and more people, and this is how I conquered my fear of talking to people.
Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world.
The caste systems of sex and race are interdependent and can only be uprooted together.
Once we realize the extraordinary power we have to compose our lives, we'll move from passive, conditioned thinking to being co-creators of our fate.
If I can convince people that good people don't do attack ads, and that we want good people to represent us, then the attack ads work against themselves.
I would love to do a Broadway play. I would love to do big screen also, motion picture.
There is no state with a democracy except Libya on the whole planet.
I get to see the different sides of skating now which involves not only competing, but entertainment.
I have met Aborigines younger than me who used to hide every time anyone official came round their camp for fear of being taken away.
My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn't have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail.
I love pens, especially when writing on good-quality paper. But I don't have a favorite - I try all kinds in all colors. Like most folks, I misplace them a lot, so I don't use anything too fancy.
Because there are a lot of big cities in the world, people who live in cities have become more isolated than ever.