You can't suppress creativity, you can't suppress innovation.
You lie awake at 3 in the morning thinking of story ideas. You're online at 8 a.m. on a Sunday or midnight on a Wednesday. It's a job that you never push aside.
You've just got to focus on excellence and try not to be distracted by the news and the rumors and the absurdities of the stories that were coming out.
You can't be distracted by the noise of misinformation.
The stock market can be down, but the stock market is not an indication of where people's spirits and enthusiam are, and where their intellectual energy is.
See, what we were going to do was say, the Internet is this great business strategy tool.
People who say that the Internet is the bubble are incredibly misguided.
The best rock musicians are the most exciting people in the world.
I still believe that the mission of Business 2.0 is very strong, very fundamental, and we're really at the beginning of where they're going to take us.
I think Fast Company has a tremendously smart focus and execution.
People say we were an overnight success. It took us a year to be an overnight success.
You have to remember a lot of business is very cyclical.
It's very rare that publications double their frequency.
I think up until that time a lot of focus on Internet coverage was either sort of the bits and bytes aspect of it, sort of the high-tech aspect of it, and the sociological aspect of it, which is how it was transforming culture.
And I love writing. I've always loved writing.
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