Category: wisdom

Beginner’s Mind

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few. – Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

Some valuable wisdom…

I love this paragraph from Phil Knight’s Shoe Dog. It’s about the time when he wrote about the long-term prospects of Blue Ribbon and how he saw the future. “This…

Awareness

The dictionary definition of awareness is the quality or state of being aware: knowledge and understanding that something is happening or exists. As I got older (I’m not that old!), I’ve come…

The reflection

Even the best preparation can sometimes not be enough to achieve the results you wanted. There are things that are out of your control. Other times, you know you could…

Words have power

Our words have value when we do as promised. They have value when we communicate if we cannot do as promised. They have less value when we do something other…

The crazy ones

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And…

How to be happy

According to science, there are certain ways that can help you become more happy. To name a few: give yourself a confidence boost, build a growth mindset for happiness, make…

Growth feedback

Positive feedback makes us feel good. We feel like we’re walking on air when we hear good things about ourselves. Yet positive feedback does not help us get better or…

The 7th Floor

Magic Johnson talks about the excitement of getting to the 7th floor after cleaning all the floors below that. The 7th floor is where the CEO’s office was. He would…