“The people who push our buttons most can be our best teachers – they can show us where we are not finished with our own work. It means that all the jerks who show up in my life are there to teach me something. Continue reading
The real curse is not complexity so much as “complicatedness,” by which we mean the proliferation of cumbersome organizational mechanisms—structures, procedures, rules, and roles—that companies put in place in an effort to deal with the mounting complexity of modern business . Continue reading
Have you ever thought that we are only the master of what we can give ? This seems paradoxical. Continue reading
Bill Clinton Eulogizes Muhammad Ali
“I think he decided something that I hope every young person here will decide, I think he decided very young to write his own life story,” he said.
“I think he decided before he could have possibly worked it all out and before fate and time could work their will on him, he decided he would never be disempowered, he decided not his grace nor his place nor the expectations of others would strip from him the power to write his own story,” Clinton continued.
“He figured out from a very young age who he was and what he believed and how he could live through the consequences of acting in line with his beliefs,” he said. “Not many people make it to that last step.” Continue reading
Positive psychologists have shown that some people tend to frame the world optimistically, others pessimistically. Optimists often have an edge: in our survey, three-quarters of the respondents who were particularly good at positive framing thought they had the right skills to lead change, while only 15 percent of those who weren’t thought so. Continue reading