“the rise of unsustainable companies which people honestly believed were sustainable.”
Zuckerberg stressed that entrepreneurs need to give themselves the flexibility to follow what they learn, and what they love:
“I have this fear of getting locked into doing things that are not the most impactful things you can do. I think people really undervalue the option value in flexibility. One of the lessons is…do something fundamental. A lot of companies I see are operating on small problems, and that’s fine if you want to be an entrepreneur, but the most interesting things operate on a fundamental level. Companies getting started now that are just trying to copy what other people are doing aren’t successful.”
“The iBooks platform now covers 80% of the core curriculum in U.S. high schools and more than 2,500 classrooms are using iBooks textbooks.