We keep moving forward, opening new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
You get an idea, and you just can’t wait. Once you’ve started, then you’re in there with the punches flying. There’s plenty of trouble, but you can handle it. You can’t back out. It gets you down once in a while, but it’s exciting. Our whole business is exciting.
The truth is that, in order to make progress, you need to physically and mentally fight against the momentum of ordinary events. The default state of any new idea is failure. It’s the execution–the fight against inertia–that matters.
Whenever I’ve gotten to a fork in the road, the hard way, for me, has almost always been the right way.
Here’s a few shots from the White House Tweetup event for the UK State Visit.
To see more, check out the full Facebook album here.
If you do things well one at a time, you end up in a really good place.
Don’t despise small beginnings.
Everything that you do is a commodity. In many, many instances, the only difference between you and the next guy is how much you’re willing to sacrifice… your sleep, your social life… it’s not a healthy lifestyle, that of an entrepreneur, but I wouldn’t trade it for anything.
Winning is a habit.
Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.
It is the American Dream.
Shahid Khan on purchasing the Jacksonville Jaguars
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