35 Inspirational Pete Cashmore Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Pete Cashmore Quotes On Success

Pete Cashmore is the CEO and founder of the popular blog Mashable, a Technorati Top 10 blog worldwide. He grew up in Banchory and founded Mashable in Aberdeenshire, Scotland in 2005 when he was 19. In 2009, Pete was recognized in Inc.’s ’30 Under 30′, Forbes’ ‘Top 25 Web Celebs’, and The Huffington Post’s ‘Top 10 Game Changers 2009’. Cashmore was also named the most influential Briton and most influential Twitter user in the world in 2009 by INQ. Previously, Pete wrote a weekly column on technology and social media for CNN. In 2012, he made Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people. In 2017, Mashable was sold to Ziff Davis for 50 million dollars. May his quotes inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “A lot of people start out with an exciting thing and they want to take over the world. But really, the people who do take over the world have a good plan of how to get there and the steps along the way.” Pete Cashmore

2. “The idea that you could change the world from your bedroom was pretty compelling to me.” Pete Cashmore

3. “Talk to people no one else is talking to.” Pete Cashmore

4. “I’m sure [entrepreneurialism] can be learned, but for a lot of entrepreneurs it seems to come from their character or early, early experiences. Personally, I’m just not good at obeying authority figures.” Pete Cashmore

5. “We are really competing against ourselves, we have no control over how other people perform.” Pete Cashmore

6. “I think there’s a huge advantage to those who are early adopters on any platform (Twitter, Google Glass, etc.).” Pete Cashmore

7. “Expose yourself to as much randomness as possible.” Pete Cashmore

8. “I kept my age quiet for a good few years. I didn’t see it as a positive. I worked remotely, so I just didn’t tell people.” Pete Cashmore

9. “I’m very much a creative person, but you’ve got to do the follow-through.” Pete Cashmore

10. “Long-term goals are dangerous. They limit you. They hinder you from reacting to new conditions.” Pete Cashmore

11. “Keep investing, keep investing.” Pete Cashmore

12. “That’s really been my passion: to communicate to a broad audience why the technology matters for you.” Pete Cashmore

13. “I don’t want to be normal. I want to be something else.” Pete Cashmore

14. “Privacy is dead, and social media holds the smoking gun.” Pete Cashmore

15. “We’re living at a time when attention is the new currency We’re all publishers now, and the more we publish, the more valuable connections we’ll make. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare, Fitbit and the SenseCam give us a simple choice: participate or fade into a lonely obscurity.” Pete Cashmore

16. “We are all more connected than ever. That connectivity builds tolerance.” Pete Cashmore

17. “We have this revolution that’s happening in our lifetime. The Information Revolution is changing absolutely every industry and every part of life and society and behavior.” Pete Cashmore

18. “Always, in your career and personal life, be evolving with technology.” Pete Cashmore

19. “I think you’re going to see tech bringing efficiencies to businesses that aren’t pure tech.” Pete Cashmore

20. “Creating the future is incredibly exciting. When you talk about ideas and creativity, it’s really about having that vision in your mind of how the world could be better, of how it could be a brighter place.” Pete Cashmore

21. “I find it best to dive right in and learn the hard way.” Pete Cashmore

22. “My dad is good at sticking with stuff and he has a strong work ethic, which is imbued in me. Growing up, he would constantly ask what I was doing and was I achieving anything.” Pete Cashmore

23. “I don’t have any personal challenges about throwing away the past. If you’re not changing, you’re giving others a chance to catch up.” Pete Cashmore

24. “The talent that has to be learned is finding out what someone’s passion is and setting them up to realize that. You don’t get the best work from people if you’re guiding them versus them guiding themselves.” Pete Cashmore

25. “You need space to try things and create. It takes a long time to recalibrate if you let people pull at you all the time. A lot of stress comes from reacting to stuff. You have to keep a certain guard [up] if you’re a creative person.” Pete Cashmore

26. “If it doesn’t come through the Internet, it’s not really compelling to me.” Pete Cashmore

27. “What I’m interested in are tools that can assist people to do the things they’re really good at.” Pete Cashmore

28. “The more people you know from different backgrounds, the more tolerant you feel of different ways of living, and the closer you feel to the issues that those people have.” Pete Cashmore

29. “Those who insert themselves into as many channels as possible look set to capture the most value. They’ll be the richest, the most successful, the most connected, capable and influential among us. We’re all publishers now, and the more we publish, the more valuable connections we’ll make.” Pete Cashmore

30. “You just want to be judged against everyone fairly.” Pete Cashmore

31. “I don’t have a TV or watch movies. I don’t like to be broadcast to, I want to participate.” Pete Cashmore

32. “Now, two things happen. One is, people know people, whether that’s on Facebook or Twitter. They feel closer to the event. Secondly, people see other people doing something about it.” Pete Cashmore

33. “You have a responsibility when you have a large community.” Pete Cashmore

34. “Execution really shapes whether your company takes off or not.” Pete Cashmore

35. “The Internet was appealing partly because it was something I could do in bed and feel like I was achieving something. I had an operation when I was 13 and ended up with complications, so I was in and out of the hospital. The bottom line is you can get through health challenges. It’s part of why I was so driven.” Pete Cashmore

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