Archive for February, 2013

Blood. It takes skill to weave dramatic tension, but not nearly as much skill as it takes to give up the need for drama altogether. With all that you want to accomplish, there will be little energy left for unnecessary theatrics.

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The best time to start was last year. The second best time is right now.

“Often the difference between a successful person and the failure is not one’s better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one’s idea, to take a calculated risk – and to act” André Malraux

It takes courage to take action without instructions from the person in charge. Perhaps that’s why initiative is a rare quality that’s coveted by managers and executives everywhere. Seize the initiative. When you have a good idea, start implementing it without being told. Once people see you’re serious about getting things done they’ll want to join in. The people at the top don’t have anyone telling them what to do. If you want to join them, you should get used to acting independently.

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ImageThe once who say its always better to see the bright side are underestimating both the risk of blind optimism and the daunting permanence of the word “always”

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