Jay Samit best quotes – Top 25

We recently discussed the era of endless innovation with Jay Samit. (watch the replay here) Jay is an amazing individual and one of the world leading expert on innovation and disruption. He recently released very good book called “Disrupt you” that we suggest you read during this summer: It is entertaining, very insightful and inspiring which makes it a perfect beach read as well! (Get it here if you are interested: Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation).

This post is to share with you some of his most impactful quotes. We have selected 25 quotes from Jay that he mentioned in his book and during the event we had with him few weeks ago.

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Source: Jaysamit.com (Bill Gates on the left, Jay Samit on the right)

 

Top 25 quotes from Jay Samit:

“Every threat to the status quo is an opportunity in disguise” Jay Samit

“Live your life for a few years like nobody does, so you can live the rest of it like nobody can’t” Jay Samit

“The best big idea is going to be only as good as it’s implementation” Jay Samit

“History doesn’t remember those who maintained the status quo” Jay Samit

“Security doesn’t rob ambition, the illusion of security robs ambition” Jay Samit

“Great ideas attract great minds” Jay Samit

“Self-disruption is akin to undergoing major surgery, but you are the one holding the scalpel” Jay Samit

“A negative mind will never find success. I have never heard a positive idea come from a person in a negative state” Jay Samit

“Live a few years of your life in a way most people won’t so that you can spend the rest of your life living at a level most probably can’t” Jay Samit

“Be the best at what you do or the only one doing it” Jay Samit

“The business world is littered with the fossils of companies that failed to evolve. Disrupt or be disrupted. There is no middle ground” Jay Samit

“Insight and drive are all the skills you need. Everything else can be hired” Jay Samit

“The harder I work, the luckier I get” Jay Samit

“You’ll never know how close you were to victory if you give up” Jay Samit

“You get what you believe you deserve” Jay Samit

“Lifelong learning is no longer a luxury but a necessity for employment” Jay Samit

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but not one thinks of changing themselves” Jay Samit

“They are riches to be found simply by capturing the value released through others disruptive breakthroughs” Jay Samit

“You will have more regrets about the things you didn’t try than the ones you tried and didn’t succeed at” Jay Samit

“Unless we teach people how to create new opportunities, how to benefit from the sharing economy, from sustainability we are doomed for having a stable lifestyle we enjoy today” Jay Samit

“A year ago was the best time to start your business, now is your second best time” Jay Samit

“If you are not creating value, your job will be eliminated” Jay Samit

“The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose” Jay Samit

“The key to changing a company is you have to change the culture that is afraid of making mistakes” Jay Samit

“Disruption is about changing something that cannot be changed back” Jay Samit

Jay Samit: What is the era of endless Innovation – Why you should care!

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Jay Samit, one of the world’s leading expert on innovation and disruption and author of best selling book (Disrupt You – Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation) talks for startupsinnovation.com (Fast Lane Innovation webinars series) about the opportunities and challenges that people, companys, countries are and will be facing now and in the future. How many industries are being and will be disrupted, which ones and how this impacts all of us and requires us to change the way we think and do things: In our lives, for our careers and for our sustained or increased success in general.

Note: This video is for educational purposes only – Do not use what is discussed herein to make investment decisions without seeking the advice of a Financial & investment advisor.

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Get the book here!

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Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

Disrupt you! authored by Jay Samit offers empowering advice for anyone looking to break through; for anyone with a big idea but with no idea how to apply it. This engaging, perspective-shifting book demystifies the mechanics of disruption for individuals and businesses alike. It incorporates stories from his own experience and anecdotes from other innovators and disruptive businesses-including Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, YouTube, Cirque du Soleil, Odor Eaters, Iams, Silly Putty, and many more. Samit shows how personal transformation can reap entrepreneurial, professional & economical rewards.

 

 

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Topics we covered during this presentation / talk:

  • About Jay Samit, how he worked with Bill Gates, Bill Clinton, Reid Hoffman
  • What is disruption
  • Disruptor vs. Disrupted
  • Impact of disruptive Tech
  • Collaborative economy
  • Acceleration of Innovation
  • Future for 9-5 Employees / Careers
  • Corporations vs Startups
  • Equity crowdfunding
  • Knowledge economy
  • Value chain innovation
  • Overcoming waste in “R&D”
  • Networking, mentorship
  • Implementation
  • Jay’s Vision for the future

Industries / technologies we touched on:

  • Transportation
  • Hyperloop
  • 3D Printing
  • Entertainment
  • Virtual / Hyper / augmented Reality
  • Energy
  • Big Data
  • Medical
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Banking
  • And more…

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Quotes from the webinar:

““You suddenly realise big ideas attract big minds. The first thing is to figure out how you can solve problems for others and that will attract success” Jay Samit

“The best time to start your business/launch your idea was last year, the second best time is now” Jay Samit

Follow Jay Samit:

Web: Jaysamit.com

Twitter: @Jaysamit

 

Bernard Kress: Serial Entrepreneur – Discussing the start-up and Innovation world

Speaker: Bernard Kress (Serial Entrepreneur), interviewed by Alistair Schneider (Founder Innovation Fast lane)

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Bernard Kress, resident of Silicon Valley, serial entrepreneur and Executive at Microsoft, with a background in optical engineering with emphasis on micro-optics and holographic technologies, applied to Virtual reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Smart glasses products. Bernard is also a professor at University, instructor of short courses, international conference chair, speaker (UNESCO), and author of numerous books on this technology (published by John Wiley and Sons, McGraw Hill). Throughout two decades spent in the Silicon Valley, he has launched numerous start-ups, helped develop several industrial and consumer products, and holds more than 30 international patents. He has worked lately with some of the most innovative companies in the world to develop some of the most exciting consumer products, such as Glass at Google [X] Labs and HoloLens at Microsoft.

Note: The interview was conducted while Bernard was still at Google. He works today at Microsoft (Hololens).

What makes California, Silicon Valley so successful when it comes to innovation?

 

What does it take to create a successful start-up?


What differentiates winners and losers in the innovation game?

Who are your role models and source of inspiration?


Any advice to entrepreneurs and innovators around the world?

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