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  • Casey shared from Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
    Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.
  • Casey shared from How Full Is Your Bucket? Anniversary Edition by Tom Rath, Donald O. Clifton Ph.D.
    "Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig."
    Note: Never try to teach a pig to sing
  • Casey shared from Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: What You Must Do to Increase the Value of Your Growing Firm by Verne Harnish
    Management consultant Ivy Lee visited Bethlehem Steel Company decades ago, long before it became the world’s largest independent steel producer. “With our services, you’ll know how to manage better,” said Lee to CEO Charles Schwab. Schwab grew indignant. “What we need around here is not more knowing, but more doing! If you’ll pep us up to do the things we already know we ought to do, I’ll gladly pay you anything you ask.” Lee took him up on the proposition. “In 20 minutes,” he told Schwab, “I’ll show you how to get your organization doing at least 50 percent more.” He...
    Note: Not getting enough accomplished? CEO Charles Schwab's most profitable business lesson ever:
  • Casey shared from Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
    No concept man forms is valid unless he integrates it without contradiction into the total sum of his knowledge. To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one’s thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one’s mind and to evict oneself from the realm of reality.
    Note: Ayn Rand's explanation why you can't integrate aspects of collectivism with capitalism
  • Casey shared from HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself (with bonus article "How Will You Measure Your Life?" by Clayton M. Christensen) by Peter Ferdinand Drucker, Clayton M. Christensen, Daniel Goleman
    Don’t worry about the level of individual prominence you have achieved; worry about the individuals you have helped become better people. This is my final recommendation: Think about the metric by which your life will be judged, and make a resolution to live every day so that in the end, your life will be judged a success.
    Note: How to measure your life
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