“I believe that every human being endowed with intelligence, memory, and strength of character bears within him a little of the supernatural as well. The highest purpose of the conductor is to release this superhuman potential in every one of his musicians.” - Charles Munch
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” – Albert Einstein
What is simple? Is there a magical activity that allows simplicity to happen? Why are there some people who make complex tasks simple while others make simple tasks complicated? How does simplicity happen?
“History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illuminates reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life, and brings us tidings of antiquity.” - Marcus Tullius Cicero
No one can change the past and no one can predict the future. The only thing we can control is what we do now. Therefore, humans creatively invented a way to bring back the past into the present when something might go wrong in the future. This invention is called saving data, documents or files and putting them into memory.
“First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.” – Napoleon Hill
How do most define transformations? Is it the way we wear new clothes to change how we look, or is it the way we modify how we act to be perceived by others? Can’t transformations also mean altering the way we think about situations to come up with a new reality? What kinds of transformations have you done lately?
“Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself- and thus make yourself indispensable.” - André Gide
Where you came from, how you were raised and what you do will complement the reasons why you are you. What makes you and your business special? How do you differentiate your business from competitions?
“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.” – John F. Kennedy
What is culture? Is it the holidays we celebrate? Or is it the type of food we eat or the language we speak? Can culture also be about our behaviors, traditions, and values?