Quotes on Work and Mastery

“Perhaps we’ll never know how far the path can go, how much a human being can truly achieve, until we realize that the ultimate reward is not a gold medal but the path itself.”- George Leonard “The best way to describe your total creative capacity is to say that for all practical purposes it is…

Crucial Accountability by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny , Ron McMillan , Al Switzler

Big ideas: When someone behaves badly or breaks expectations/ promises, most people respond with silence or violence. There is a middle ground of driving accountability which not only improves the performance but also the relationship. The stronger the foundation of personal relationships, the easier it is to have accountability conversations. These are built by frequent…

Mindset by Carol Dweck

  Category Growth Mindset Fixed Mindset Talent, intelligence Your basic qualities can be grown with effort, strategy and training. Brain is like a muscle which grows with effort. Potential in any field – business, creative, literary, philosophical, sports grows with effort. Either you have it or you don’t. So they are always trying to prove…

Quotes on Libraries

My alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. – Malcolm X A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone. – Jo Godwin You want weapons? We’re in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room’s…