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January 28, 2019 - Comments Off on triptych of Hemingway

triptych of Hemingway

"The fun of talk is to explore, but much of it and all that is irresponsible should not be written. Once written you have to stand by it."

"Financial security then is a great help as it keeps you from worrying. Worry destroys the ability to write."

"...writing is a private, lonely occupation with no need for witnesses until the final work is done."

- Ernest Hemingway

November 6, 2018 - Comments Off on strong opinions

strong opinions

Build high performance teams by instilling a ethos of — strong opinions, held loosely. Each team member should be come with opinions, the hope is that the team also is able to compromise and yield to a decision.

- Sam DuRegger

October 6, 2018 - Comments Off on short-term profits

short-term profits

“These short-term profits are meant to line the pockets of short-sighted prophets.”

- Sam DuRegger

September 9, 2018 - Comments Off on professional skin

professional skin

“It is still your work or the role that finally gives you your definition in our society, and the thousands upon thousands of people who I believe are like me are those who have never found the professional skin to fit the riot in their souls.”

- Seymour Krim
“For My Brothers and Sisters in the Failure Business”

September 9, 2018 - Comments Off on finished me in my fist

finished me in my fist

“I have never really found out and I expect what remains of my life to be a one long search party for the final me... and I don’t really think that the great day will come when I hold a finished me in my fist and say here you are, congratulations.”

- Seymour Krim
“For My Brothers and Sisters in the Failure Business”

August 29, 2018 - Comments Off on Technology isn’t bad…

Technology isn’t bad…

“Technology isn’t bad. If you know what you want in life, technology can help you get it. But if you don’t know what you want in life, it will be all too easy for technology to shape your aims for you and take control of your life. Especially as technology gets better at understanding humans, you might increasingly find yourself serving it, instead of it serving you.”

- Yuval Noah Hariri