Quotes, October 2013

“When people want to sound smart, they add syllables to words, words to sentences, sentences to paragraphs, paragraphs to books. They try to make up in quantity and complexity what they lack in quality. That’s bullshit! They’re just hiding their bullshit!”
-Robert McKee

“Stories build cultures by answering the big questions.”
-Robert McKee

Quotes, August 2013

“Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.”
-Jeff Bezos

“My books are always ground breaking. Then I have to write them.”
-Cal Newport

“Journalists feel a deep resentment for those who don’t fear them.”
-Nassim Taleb

Quotes, June 2013

“When have you ever seen someone who had no doubts who was also correct about anything?”
-Orson Scott Card

“When people give you their stated reason for doing something always assume they are giving you a reason that sounds good, but not the real reason.”
-James Altucher