I learned….

I learned that a long walk and calm conversation are an incredible combination if you want to build a bridge

– Seth Godin

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We spend…

We spend a lot of time teaching leaders what to do. We don’t spend enough time teaching leaders what to stop. Most of the leaders I have met don’t need to learn what to do, they need to learn what to stop.

– Peter F Drucker

Do not talk….

Do not talk about giftedness, inborn talents! One can name great men of all kinds who were very little gifted. They acquired greatness, became ‘geniuses’ (as we put it), through qualities the lack of which no one who knew what they were would boast of: they all pos­sessed that seriousness of the efficient workman which first learns to con­struct the parts properly before it ventures to fashion a great whole; they allowed themselves time for it, because they took more pleasure in making the little, secondary things well than in the effect of a dazzling whole

– Friedrich Nietzsche