On busyness

People wear their busyness as a badge of honour. ‘The words “I’m terribly busy at work” act as a means of status enhancement, signalling importance and indispensability.

Source: Helen Pearson – Where Does It All Go? | Literary Review | Issue 478

On building teams

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Source: Antoine de Saint-Exupery – If you want to build a ship…

Life Lessons For Mental Clarity

7 Old School Life Lessons For Mental Clarity:

1. Never beg people to stay.
2. Make time for people who matter.
3. Keep your circle small.
4. Accept what you can’t change.
5. Let go of what’s not good for you.
6. No matter what happens, stay positive.
7. Make time for yourself.

On simple solutions to the big problems

Often it isn’t the mountains ahead that wear you out, it’s the little pebble in your shoe.
― Muhammad Ali

Source: Quote by Muhammad Ali: “Often it isn’t the mountains ahead that wear yo…”