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8 Quotes from Steve Jobs

1. “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” – In other words, don’t settle for anything less than amazing work for yourself and for others. When people see that you expect greatness, they will give you what you expect. The same goes for investing, you will never go wrong with buying excellent companies.

2. “Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.” – When you are wrong, stop what you are doing, admit your mistakes, cut your losses short, and move on. This will prove to be valuable in investing as well as in life and in business.

3. “Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.” – Simply put, no one can say no to great. If you want to live a life that matters, do great work. If you want a portfolio that kicks ass, put in your research and buy great companies. Yes,…

Presentation Tips from Steve Jobs

A few thing presentation ideas from Steve Jobs: He hardly ever looks back at the presentation.There are hardly any words on the slides, leave alone lengthy bullet points.Even when he's sharing the financial results of the company (in the beginning), he makes them fun to listen to.He is driving the presentation, not the other way around. He's delivering the message, and the slides are giving the added impact to his message.His words are in absolute sync with the slides.There are no useless headers, footers or logos on every slide, that we often use on ours. It gives that extra space, flexibility and freshness to every slide.You can hardly notice the remote controller in his hand. There are no other visible gadgeteries on him, distracting the audience.He's so relaxed and calm, and that makes the audience comfortable and receptive to his message.He's so focused on the message. Not even once did he stray from the topic.He's unbelievably well familiar with the content …