Tim Cook is an American business executive who is the chief executive officer of Apple Inc. He was born on this day, November 1 in the year 1960.
Here are some of his words of wisdom to motivate us.
“I learned that focus is key. Not just in your running a company, but in your personal life as well.”
“Intuition can tell you, of the doors that are open to you, which one you should walk through. But intuition cannot prepare you for what’s on the other side of that door.”
“You can focus on things that are barriers or you can focus on scaling the wall or redefining the problem.”
“Think about what you’re passionate about. I did not learn something early enough: if I could go back, I’d tell the younger me that there’s a big difference between loving to work and loving the work.”
“I think two people with strong points of view can appreciate each other even more.”
“We think coding should be required in every school because it’s as important as any kind of second language.”
“The most important thing is, Do you have the courage to admit that you’re wrong? And do you change? The most important thing to me as a CEO is that we keep the courage.”
“Our goal has never been to make the most. It’s always been to make the best.”
“Work takes on new meaning when you feel you are pointed in the right direction. Otherwise, it’s just a job, and life is too short for that.”
“Life is fragile. We’re not guaranteed a tomorrow so give it everything you’ve got.”
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