Links: 11-6-2018

  • Apple’s Tim Cook: The Genius Behind Steve Jobs (Fortune, 2008) | Fortune
    Quote: "One day back then, he convened a meeting with his team, and the discussion turned to a particular problem in Asia. “This is really bad,” Cook told the group. “Someone should be in China driving this.” Thirty minutes into that meeting Cook looked at Sabih Khan, a key operations executive, and abruptly asked, without a trace of emotion, “Why are you still here?” Khan, who remains one of Cook’s top lieutenants to this day, immediately stood up, drove to San Francisco International Airport, …
    (categories: business leadership focus )

Links: 9-16-2018

Links: 9-15-2018

  • What’s The Most Difficult CEO Skill? Managing Your Own Psychology. | TechCrunch
    Quote: "Focus on the road not the wall—When they train racecar drivers, one of the first lessons is when you are going around a curve at 200 MPH, do not focus on the wall; focus on the road. If you focus on the wall, you will drive right into it. If you focus on the road, you will follow the road. "
    (categories: leadership management focus thinking )

  • Every single emotion
    Quote: "If you bite on everything they throw at you, they will grind you down. You have to ignore a certain amount of stuff. The thing I keep saying to them lately is: “I have to love you, and I have the right to ignore you.” When my kids ask what I want for my birthday or Christmas or whatever, I use the same answer my father did: “Peace and quiet.”"
    (categories: children life parenthood )

Links: 9-3-2018

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