CEO Facebook has delivered many quotes that can be useful for small businesses. Some of the important quotes are collected here for you.
I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
When most people ask about a business growing, what they really mean is growing revenue, not just growing the number of people using a service. Traditional businesses would view people using your service that you don’t make money from as a cost.
We are a mission-driven company. In order to do this, we have to build a great team. And in order to do that, you need people to know they can make a bunch of money. So we need a business model to make a lot of money.
Our philosophy is that we care about people first.
Once you have a product that you are happy with, you the need to centralize things to continue growth.
There are people who are really good managers, people who can manage a big organization, and then there are people who are very analytic or focused on strategy. Those two types don’t usually tend to be in the same person. I would put myself much more in the latter camp.
There are good examples of companies – Coca-Cola is one – that invested before there was a huge market in countries, and I think that ended up playing out to their benefit for decades to come.
About half my time is spent on business operation type stuff.