“Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. Continue reading
S+B: You’re very big on finding mechanisms that take the mystique of executive leadership and turn it into a real-world exercise. For example, you always follow up meetings with letters. “Follow through” is another one of your essential behaviors. Continue reading
It was the most magnificent ship ever built, and everybody is very excited. No expense has been spared – the vast dining rooms, casinos, hundreds of neatly groomed waiters and polite service staff, string quartets, the works.
You won’t remember when you retire what you did in the first quarter….. or the third. Continue reading
“The Wicklow Mountains lie outside Dublin, Ireland. It is an area of wild beauty, a place to which as an Irishman born near there, I return as often as I can. It is still a bare and lonely spot, with unmarked roads, and I still get lost. Once I stopped and asked the way. Continue reading
There are five elements to federalism and we have talked about two: subsidiarity (responsibility at the lowest point) and the separation of functions at the center. But there are three more, of which perhaps the most important is interdependence. Continue reading
The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out. Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
– Dee Hock