Best Things Ever Said

Quotes aren’t life hacks. They’re small condensed findings from a lifetime of mistakes. You can quote me on that. Attribute it to “Anonymous Uncredited M2 writer.”

“STOP CHASING THE MONEY AND START CHASING THE PASSION” – TONY HSIEH, ZAPPOS

“I’VE MISSED MORE THAN 9000 SHOTS IN MY CAREER. I’VE LOST ALMOST 300 GAMES. 26 TIMES I’VE BEEN TRUSTED TO TAKE THE GAME WINNING SHOT AND MISSED. I’VE FAILED OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN IN MY LIFE. AND THAT IS WHY I SUCCEED” – MICHAEL JORDAN

“LIFE’S TOO SHORT TO HANG OUT WITH PEOPLE WHO AREN’T RESOURCEFUL” – JEFF BEZOS, AMAZON

“IF YOUR ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE INVOLVES YOUR LEAVING WORK AND DRIVING SOMEWHERE AND PARKING AND WAITING FOR A LONG TIME, THAT’S NOT GOING TO PROMOTE HEALTHINESS” – LARRY PAGE, GOOGLE

“DON’T THINK WHAT’S THE CHEAPEST WAY TO DO IT OR WHAT’S THE FASTEST WAY TO DO IT. THINK WHAT’S THE MOST AMAZING WAY TO DO IT” – RICHARD BRANSON

“THE SIDELINES ARE NOT WHERE YOU WANT TO LIVE YOUR LIFE. THE WORLD NEEDS YOU IN THE ARENA” – TIM COOK, APPLE

“I GET UP AT 4:30 IN THE MORNING, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, NO MATTER WHERE I AM IN THE WORLD” – BOB IGER, CEO DISNEY

Bob Iger Career Timeline

1974 – Joined ABC
1989 – Became head of ABC Entertainment.
1993 – President of ABC Network Television Group
1994 – President and Chief Operating Officer of ABC’s corporate parent, Capital Cities/ABC
1996 – Walt Disney Company buys Capital Cities/ABC
1999 – President of Walt Disney International
2000 – President and Chief Operating Officer of Disney
2005 – Chairman & CEO of Disney
2006 – Acquires Pixar for $7.4 billion in an all-stock transaction.
2009 – Disney acquires Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion
2012 – Disney buys Lucasfilm for $4 billion
2017 – Disney agrees to acquire 21st Century Fox’s film and TV production businesses for $52.4 billion