When you write biographies, whether it’s about Ben Franklin or Einstein, you discover something amazing: They are human.
“There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.”
Change before you have to.
“One way of looking at this might be that for 42 years, I’ve been making small, regular deposits in this bank of experience, education and training. And on January 15, the balance was sufficient so that I could make a Read More …
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
For values or guiding principles to be truly effective, they have to be verbs. It’s not “integrity,” it’s “always do the right thing.” It’s not “innovation,” it’s “look at the problem from a different angle.” Articulating our values as verbs Read More …
Woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees,
An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.
It is hard to make that boat go as fast as you want to. The enemy, of course, is resistance of the water, as you have to displace the amount of water equal to the weight of men and equipment, Read More …