You are going to make a lot of mistakes. I’ve already made a ton of them — some of them very publicly — and it will feel terrible, but it will be okay. Just apologize as quickly as you can and pray for forgiveness.
Thoughts and lessons we can learn from the youngest billionaire in the United States and one of the founders of Snapchat.
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Conforming happens so naturally that we can forget how powerful it is – we want to be accepted by our peers – we want to be a part of the group. It’s in our biology. But the things that make us human are those times we listen to the whispers of our soul and allow ourselves to be pulled in another direction
Spiegel being asked, “When did you know that you wanted to start a company? What drove you to have that purpose?” Spiegel replied, “A lot of it is not wanting to work for anyone else. My dad had to cancel vacations and he got called from work. I used to thought that when I grow-up, I want to be the guy on the phone.”
Evan Spiegel’s Way Of Doing Business. 1st one is the power of simplicity which is exactly what a customer wants. 2nd one is that despite all the success,he remained true to the principles with which he started the company. He did not allow himself to be lured here and there loosing sense of his pioneering principles.
We've sweated and torn out our hair trying to reconstruct our chosen lives, to fashion them like literary sculptures, at once monumental and yet human. We've applied all of our intelligence, our empathy, our critical faculties, our compassion - and we think, in our delusion, that it's still 1960, and our work is going to get noticed.