Food for thought
Old words are reborn with new faces. In that sense I have put together some words that make me think, inspire me and make me always find something new. May they also do so for you.
Until we make the unconscious conscious, we will be dictated by it and call it fate.Jerry Colonna
“People tend to divide everything into two parts – things they believe, and things they don’t believe.Gene Roddenberry
I look at the world differently – there are a few things I firmly believe, and a few things I don’t believe at all, but in between there is a vast range of things I wonder about, and that’s what makes life interesting.”
DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) is great for coding, terrible for humans.CTO wisdom
Don’t move information to authority, move authority to the information.L. David Marquet, Turn the Ship Around
Strong back and open heart. This is warrior stance, I tell him. The strong back of fiscal discipline. The strong back of clarity and vision, of drive and direction. The strong back of delegating responsibility and holding people accountable. The strong back of knowing right from wrong.Jerry Colonna
But it’s also the open heart.
It’s giving a shit about people, purpose, meaning. It’s working toward something greater than merely boosting your ego, greater than just soothing your worries and chasing your demons away. It’s leading from within, drawing on the core of your being, on all that has shaped you.
Control, we discovered, only works with a competent workforce that understands the organization’s purpose. Hence, as control is divested, both technical competence and organizational clarity need to be strengthenedL. David Marquet, Turn the Ship Around
Work is difficulty and drama, a high-stakes game in which our identity, our self-esteem and our ability to provide are mixed inside us in volatile, sometimes explosive ways…
Work is where we can make ourselves; work is where we can break ourselves.David Whyte, Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity
Für die Gefühle gelten nicht die vom Verstand gemachten Vorschriften. Die Logik lässt uns in unseren Wünschen nicht wählen. Sie ist der Terror des Verstandes gegen unsere Empfindungen, denn sie sind unsere gelebte Wahrheit. Sie sind die Boten unserer Freiheit.
Durch sie wissen wir, dass wir wählen können.Uwe Timm, Ikarien
In the measurement world, you set a goal and strive for it.Benjamin Zander
In the universe of possibility, you set the context and let life unfold.
Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time, as they say, but with intention. So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is you.L.R. Knost
The smartest way to run a business is with someone else’s money,Rand Miller
the most satisfying way is with your own.