Quotebook: Ethics

We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing that we

Quotebook: Change

How about this one from Gary Hamel’s Leading the Revolution; "Dakota tribal wisdom says that when you discover you’re on a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount.  Of course, there are other strategies.  You can change riders.  You

Quotebook: Strategy

Recently Walt Mossberg said that Steve Jobs told him: "I’m more proud of the things we haven’t done at Apple than what we have done." As we’ve talked about in the past, "The essence of strategy is choosing what not

Quotebook: Customer

"No longer is the customer merely the someone who buys your product or service; rather he or she is the someone whose problem your organization exists to solve."  Ranjay Gulati, David Kletter, Shrinking Core, Expanding Periphery: The Relational Architecture of

Quotebook: Character

“The ancestor to every action is a thought.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson Pretty powerful line.  There’s really a lot in it.  On one level, it really speaks to how character is developed.  I remember hearing this one years ago:  "Sow a

Quotebook: Revolutionaries

I brought The 4-Hour Workweek along on my trip…and the book is a trip!  There is something to it that’s just hard to explain, but there is something to it.  I’ve already picked up a few ideas that must be