The idea

Yahoo!メイヤーCEO/TiEcon起業家会議講演
米国, 2011年, マリッサ·メイヤー

Marissa Mayer has been in the news this week. The former Google executive (she was the 20th person to join the company) has become the new boss of Yahoo!

The following video shows Mayer speaking last year at TiEcon, a big conference for entrepreneurs, about the three S’s: starting, scaling and structuring a business. (scaling = growing quickly)

She has a fast, ‘stream of consciousness’ style of speaking (a continuous flow of thoughts), for example at 0:48, where she talks about ‘the idea’.

> > > > > > > > > >

… and of course this all starts with the idea. And the idea – the biggest thing we can say about the idea – is to work on problems that matter. Everyday problems. Things that people use every day. That’s why I have the toothbrush and the toothpaste here. Because there are things that you want to – the nice thing about an everyday problem is it gives you the opportunity to have a really big positive impact on your users’ lives. It also means that because they’re using it every day you get all kinds of usage and you get all kinds of feedback and it helps you make your products that much better that much faster.

> > > > > > > > > >

この記事はいかがでしたか?
↓気に入ったら1票を↓お願いします。
 にほんブログ村 英語ブログ ビジネス英語へ
ありがとうございました!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s