People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. Innovation is saying ‘no’ to 1,000 things.
When someone brought a computer to a Homebrew meeting that had video included, he knew that his computer would have to have video built in, too. He liked the idea of a computer you could play a videogame on. ... Wozniak was not thinking of building a computer to sell. He was building a computer to have fun with, to show his friends. He would mention what he was doing to his friend Steve Jobs at Atari, who was interested in terminals.