How many Apple Machintosh Division employees does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
One. The employee holds the lightbulb up and expects the universe to revolve around him.
How many Microsoft employees does it take to screw in a light bulb?
None, because Bill Gates has declared Darkness the new standard.
Guy Kawaski presented this last May at TiECON 2006 about entrepreneurship and startups, and his keynote is worth watching.
Not only does he cover the basics of presenting (Prof series 4.0) very well, he also has some great advice to give in a way people can absorb it.
The most relevant section (in my view):
The whole presentation is great, but Section 1 “Make Meaning” was more relevant.
The section I personally related to the most (because… well.. I have met plenty of “bozos” in my life)
Dont let the Bozos grind you down
– “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers” – Thomas Watson, Chariman, IBM, 1943
– “This ‘telephone’ has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no use to us.” – Western Union internal memo (1876)
– “There is no reason why anyone would want a computer in their homes.” – Ken Olsen, Founder, Digital Equipment Corp. 1977.