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Extracts from Richard St. John talk at TED. Simple rules that will pave the way for success…
I’m driven by my passion.
–Freeman Thomas (Car designer, Daimler Chrysler)
Do it for Love, Not Money
I would pay someone to do what I do
– Carol Coletta ( Radio producer, Smart City)
It’s all hard work. Nothing comes easily. But I have a lot of fun.
–Rupert Murdoch big cheese CEO
To be successful put your nose down in something and get damn good at it
– Alex Garden (Game developer)
I think it all has to do with focusing yourself to one thing
– Norman Jewison (Filmmaker)
Push yourself. Physically, mentally, you gotta push, push, push.
– David Gallo (Marine scientist)
Push Shyness and Self-doubt
I always had self-doubts. I wasn’t good enough, wasn’t smart enough. I didn’t think I’d make it.
– Goldie Hawn (actor)
It was a privilege to serve as a doctor
– Sherwin Nuland (Professor of surgery, Yale)
I had an idea-founding the first micro computer software company
–Bill Gates (Software guy)
(To get good ideas, Listen, Observe, Be Curious, Ask Questions, Problem Solve, Make Connections)
Persistence is the number one reason for our success.
– Joe Kraus (Co-founder, Excite)
You need to persist failures and Crap (Criticism, Rejection, Assholes, Pressure)