About Rudy De Waele

I like passionate people, creation & technology, I’m passionate for the new and the innovative and not afraid of mixing the unmixable.

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  • Rudy shared from Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds by Scott Berkun
    Traditional education mostly teaches us to copy, to memorize, and to apply other people’s theories. What does this train us for other than performing these thoughtless behaviors throughout our lives?
    Note: "Traditional education mostly teaches us to copy, to memorize, and to apply other people’s theories. What does this train us for other than performing these thoughtless behaviors throughout our lives?"
  • Rudy shared from Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds by Scott Berkun
    Traditional education mostly teaches us to copy, to memorize, and to apply other people’s theories. What does this train us for other than performing these thoughtless behaviors throughout our lives?
  • Rudy shared from Sidetracked: Why Our Decisions Get Derailed, and How We Can Stick to the Plan by Francesca Gino
    The decisions that we expect we will make based on our finely developed plans are often different from how we actually behave. We get sidetracked.
  • Rudy shared from The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss
    ‘Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.’ You won’t believe what you can accomplish by attempting the impossible with the courage to repeatedly fail better.”
    Note: Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. - Samuel Beckett
  • Rudy shared from The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss
    The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. —GEORGE BERNARD SHAW, Maxims for Revolutionists
    Note: The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man - George Bernard Shaw
  • Rudy shared from The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss
    You have comfort. You don’t have luxury. And don’t tell me that money plays a part. The luxury I advocate has nothing to do with money. It cannot be bought. It is the reward of those who have no fear of discomfort. —JEAN COCTEAU, French poet, novelist, boxing manager, and filmmaker, whose collaborations were the inspiration for the term “surrealism”
    Note: Great quote from Jean Cocteau on the real sense of luxury.
  • Rudy shared from The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss
    Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. —BENJAMIN DISRAELI, former British Prime Minister
    Note: Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. —BENJAMIN DISRAELI
  • Rudy shared from The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss
    Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. —BENJAMIN DISRAELI, former British Prime Minister
  • Rudy shared from Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler
    As Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab and the organization One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)—whose goal is to put a laptop in the hands of every school-age child in the world—explains: “Epistemologists from John Dewey to Paulo Freire to Seymour Papert agree that you learn through doing. This suggests that if you want more learning, you want more doing. Thus OLPC puts an emphasis on software tools for exploring and expressing, rather than instruction. Love is a better master than duty. Using the laptop as the agency for engaging children in...
  • Rudy shared from Introducing Positive Psychology: A Practical Guide by Bridget Grenville-Cleave
    According to Aristotle, merely pursuing pleasure is vulgar; he advocated eudaimonism because he believed that true happiness is found in doing what is worth doing, not in having a good time. Eudaimonic well-being is a broad term used by positive psychologists to refer to the happiness we gain from having meaning and purpose in our lives, fulfilling our potential and feeling that we are part of something bigger than ourselves.
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Rudy De Waele