"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself." — Rumi
We all mimic others. It's not good or bad—it's part of the learning process. We are all mimics in something.
You need to be consumed by what you're doing to be the best.
Everyone wants the success. Few want to do the work required
Part of the flaw, I think, is that we value complicated solutions over simple ones.
It's relatively easy to be a cynic. It's hard to think critically and maintain hope.
Time is limited. If you are to learn focus on what 1) is narrow and specific and gives you an edge; and 2) what does not change with time.
A little learning is a dangerous thing.
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Twain supposedly quipped that a man who doesn’t read has no advantage over the man who can’t. Worse, I say, he limits his value to humanity.
Clear communication btw managers + direct reports: Drucker's Manager Letter. Bulleted and quarterly (but also dependent on change w/in co)
Peter Drucker's definition of entrepreneur, : “Someone who views change as an opportunity.”
There are three foundational elements to getting your ideas understood and appreciated.