Tag: practical wisdom

Two kinds of people

“There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi

TED – Barry Schwartz on practical wisdom

Updated on Sep 21, 2011. Original title: “Barry Schwartz on our loss of wisdom” – Video on TED.com. Barry Schwartz makes a passionate call for “practical wisdom” as an antidote to a society gone mad with bureaucracy. He argues powerfully…

Wear sunscreen!

The classic from Baz Luhrmann, just give it a try: “Do one thing everyday that scares you.” – “Remember compliments you receive. Forget the insults. If you succeed in doing this, tell me how.” – “Don’t worry about the future.…

Failure

“I have Not Failed I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Thomas Alva Edison (1847 – 1931)