“I believe that every human being endowed with intelligence, memory, and strength of character bears within him a little of the supernatural as well. The highest purpose of the conductor is to release this superhuman potential in every one of his musicians.” - Charles Munch
If we imagine every instrument in an orchestra as embodying the qualities of its... read more
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” – Albert Einstein
What is simple? Is there a magical activity that allows simplicity to happen? Why are there some people who make complex tasks simple while others make simple tasks complicated? How does simplicity happen?
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“History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illuminates reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life, and brings us tidings of antiquity.” - Marcus Tullius Cicero
No one can change the past and no one can predict the future. The only thing we can control is what we do now. Therefore, humans creatively invented a way to bring... read more
“First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.” – Napoleon Hill
How do most define transformations? Is it the way we wear new clothes to change how we look, or is it the way we modify how we act to be perceived by others?... read more
“Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself- and thus make yourself indispensable.” - André Gide
Where you came from, how you were raised and what you do will complement the reasons why you are you. What makes you and your business special? How do you differentiate your business from competitions?
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“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.” – John F. Kennedy
What is culture? Is it the holidays we celebrate? Or is it the type of food we eat or the language we speak? Can culture also be about our behaviors, traditions, and values?
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“Business is a game, played for fantastic stakes, and you are in competition with experts. If you want to win, you have to learn to be a master of the game.” - Sidney Sheldon
The best games in life have higher risks. To be successful, you must know what you want, why you want it and how you can attain it. You have to adapt to current situations that are... read more
“Remember, where there is no solution, there is no problem.” - Shimon Peres
Everything exists in balance. A solution would not exist if there was no problem to begin with. This world full of human innovations comes with human mistakes. Solutions are driven by the need to do something better. Why? Mistakes are inevitable, but solutions arise from creative ways... read more
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle.” – Steve Jobs
What is a career? How do you know when you have found your dream job? What makes you wake up every day and think about new things you can discover? From your answers to the previous questions, you can use something similar to determine if you have found the right... read more
“Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.” – Chinese Proverb
Knowing your audience is not enough. Understanding who they are, where they came from and why they are doing what they are doing is essential to capturing their undivided attention. You are who you reflect. What captivates you?
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