“Three things are necessary for great achievements… First, feel from the heart… This is the first step to become a patriot,the very first step. Continue reading
“…A key psychology for leading from good to great is the Stockdale Paradox. Retain absolute faith that you can and will prevail in the end regardless of the difficulties, and at the same time confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be… Create a culture wherein people have a tremendous opportunity to be heard and, ultimately, for the truth to be heard. Continue reading
“…Who is the enemy? Who is holding back more rapid movement to the better society that is reasonable and possible with available resources? Who is responsible for the mediocre performance of so many of our institutions? Continue reading
“The scientific search for the basic building blocks of life has revealed a startling fact: there are none. The deeper that physicists peer into the nature of reality, the only thing they find is relationships. Even sub-atomic particles do not exist alone. One physicist described neutrons, electrons, etc. as “. . .a set of relationships that reach outward to other things.” Continue reading
Communication. A popular and narrow definition of communication is ” the exchange of ideas, messages and information”. In architecture, communication is the term for linking different spaces. A hallway, for instance, is a method of communication for the offices that open into it. we say Communication is any action that links separate elements into a larger system. Without communication, there is nothing in common: no teamwork, no mutual benefit and no business value.
Conversation.. Conversation is the uniquely human kind of communication. In the forms of impression(eg. Listening)and expression (eg. Speaking) conversation is how we learn about and influence the world and ourselves. Conversation is the language that causes perception, meaning, action, and learning most business writing about conversation is trivial compared to it’s real nature and power. The education of any leader is incomplete without an accurate working knowledge of how conversation causes perception, meaning , action, and learning.
– Mickey Connolly and Richard Rianoshek from ‘ the communication catalyst’
One of my most loved books is by Rabidranath Tagore -Akhari Kavita, “The Last Poem.” It is not a book of poetry, it is a novel but a very strange noted, very insightful. Continue reading
“As our studies have suggested, the phenomenology of enjoyment has eight major components. Continue reading