Start by doing what’s necessary;
then do what’s possible;
and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
~ Francis of Assisi
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgements requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
~ Calvin Coolidge
We all spend a long time at work. Having it be a happy and productive place is a great thing if you can achieve it. Here are three ways to try.
The key is to embrace disruption and change early. Don’t react to it decades later. You can’t fight innovation.
~ Ryan Kavanaugh
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
~ John F Kennedy
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True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
~ Albert Einstein
I have always been a curious person and have enjoyed learning. Having spent most of my career in education, it was quite a surprise to find out how much I struggled with learning a new job. The struggle was not with others as much as with myself. An inner voice, my own inner critic, seemed to wreak havoc over my sense of competence. Taming it became part of the challenge!