This summer I walked across England following the coast-to-coast path by Alfred Wainwright. Walking ten to sixteen miles, day after day, for 16 days was strenuous (especially the start in the lake district). In order to warm up and cool down, I did the following pre/post stretching routine. It really made a difference. Pre-hikeStart with […]
“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wise people so full of doubts.” –Bertrand Russell
Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance or my kindness for weakness. Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.—Dalai Lama
This is a really nice typographic illustration from Emiliano Aranguren on Edison’s “Vision without execution is hallucination.”
From the book Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, a team’s success (or that of an entire business) will not be based on what you preach but rather on what you tolerate.
In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: People, Product and Profits. — Lee Iacocca
If you plant a seed, water it for a few days and then stop, what’s the point?
A not-so-gentle reminder that procrastination left unchecked slowly destroys one’s life. Small errors in judgment (putting easy things off until tomorrow), lead to a life of regret.
I was unable to find these words strung together using Google: “A brainstorm derailed my train of thought into a stream of consciousness.” My thoughts get derailed quite frequently these days…
It is all too easy to succumb to the lure of Shiny Object Syndrome (SOS) when the true path is always laser focus on one’s vision.