When you have nothing to say, say nothing.
Submitted by pandorasinbox almost 7 years ago
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If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
Submitted by tom over 7 years ago
A "no" uttered from the deepest conviction is better and greater than a "yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Submitted by loughlin over 7 years ago
More companies are discovering that an über-connected workplace is not just about implementing a new set of tools — it is also about embracing a cultural shift to create an open environment where employees are encouraged to share, innovate and collaborate virtually.
Submitted by Kaye11 about 7 years ago
Theory scales precisely because it is abstract. But abstraction comes at a price: a lack of precision. And in a lot of things, precision matters. Theory doesn’t apply, except at the grossest levels.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.
He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.
Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.
In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
The greatest motivational act one can do for another is to listen.
Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat.
The way to succeed is to double your failure rate.
Success or failure is caused more by mental attitude than by mental capacity.