Never were known such excesses of the scholars: it is he cursed inventions of the age that ruin everything: artillery, serpentines, bombards, and above all, printing, that other pestilence from Germany. … The end of the world is certainly at hand!” — Victor Hugo The Hunchback of Notre Dame , p.
Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. … Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle.” — Phillips Brooks U.S.
A soul that is close to despair doesn’t know that it’s already standing on the brink, beyond which there lies a new path.” — Elder Barsanuphius of Optina
If we stop learning today, we stop teaching tomorrow.” — Howard Hendricks
Meet Nelson, Coupland, and Alice, three concepts for the book of the future. … I love what technology is making possible for the future of reading.
Life is like riding a bicycle, in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein
I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” — Winston Churchill
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” — George Orwell
Two cameras, front and back; LED flash, retina display, and the cool new iOS 4 software. … This is the question Blendtec seeks to answer in this episode of Will It Blend?
The man of action has the present, but the thinker commands the future from his study.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes
A successful executive is one that solves bigger problems than he/she creates.” — David Allen GTD Times
The video all by itself is very cleverly done. But the message is very powerful, especially for leaders who are trying to figure out how to motivate their teams. The results he presents are indeed surprising. Think you know what motivates people? Think again.