Personal meaning lies at the confluence of your passions and your heartbreak.
You start learning these things about yourself.. You start realizing who you are and then, eventually, you pass that. You stop knowing who you are and you start knowing who you think you are.
You are at the point where you need a lawyer when you've decided to stop being a design amateur and become a design professional.
Find a small group of people who do care and stop comparing yourself.
90% of startups fail in the first two years often because they created something with all their resources and then go to marketing and go, "Ok, now market this." Then they find out nobody wanted the junk we created.
For young girls [children’s media] 80% of the time a career is presented to them, the career is "princess." It’s not really a great aspiration. You can’t go to "princess school" and it doesn’t seem like many real princesses are happy. I don't really want that for my daughter.
If a career is central to a protagonist’s story line, 80% of the time that person is male.
It can be really uncomfortable to work with someone who comes from a different background than you have, but you'll end up with a better product and the bottom line will be better.
The reality is if we keep up this status quo in the media, this huge gender gap left behind the scenes and on the screen, we're not gonna move the needle towards equal representation in congress, in the boardroom, in the C-suite, in the stem fields... Because if our young people are not seeing it, it's almost impossible for them to be "it".
You learn the tools that you need to learn to make the things that you want to make.
En la escala de gravedad de las fallas, el error está poquito más arriba de lo que podría ser considerado un tropiezo, por debajo del fracaso y mucho más abajo de la tragedia, que tiene un sentido de irreversible.
Do work for things you believe in.
El miedo a la muerte y el miedo al fracaso son una y la misma cosa, el miedo a dejar de ser lo que creemos que somos.
All I did was go into work every day and be friendly towards people.
I wasn't always a type nerd.
It's a tremendous gift to be able to do what you love for a living.
I am not wise, but the smartest thing I have done—maybe the smartest thing any of us can do—is listen.
We are a museum without a building, we're a museum without a collection, but we're a museum with a hell of a lot of high hopes and goals.
Minimize the amount of bureaucratic crap between you and your audience.
If you fail at something and you truly attempted it, it's still a success. You're just going to have to do it a few more times.
All of you have convening power. We're not in the industrial economy anymore, we're in the connection economy—and connection creates value.
Work is love made visible.
Don't just be a knowledge consumer. Be a knowledge producer.
School has the tendency to teach us to be consumers of knowledge.
We need to completely unlearn everything that school taught us about failure.
Just because I'm not traditionally creative doesn't mean I can't create.