Posts Tagged ‘better’

Better Day?

Posted: October 22, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“You had better be doing what you want.  You are giving a day of your life for it.” -Unknown

Mind Diverted

Posted: August 15, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return to better thinking.” -Phaedrus

Say or Do?

Posted: June 19, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“Well done is better than well said.” -Benjamin Franklin

“‘Switching teams’ requires two things: 1) admitting you are wrong, and then 2) wholeheartedly embracing the new ‘correct’ thinking…. Switching teams requires a unique combination of humility and (oddly enough) confidence.

So my personal differentiator between ‘smart’ and ‘truly brilliant’ is simple: It’s how quickly you are willing to switch teams when you are proven wrong….

Changing your mind isn’t a loss… In fact, it can make you that much better and more effective at what you do. But it takes both guts and wisdom to understand that.” -Steve Sjuggerud

“All throughout the history of economics, technologies have emerged and replaced the worst jobs and released human beings to do better things.” -George Gilder

“If you want to have a better life, fill it with good days. The best way to do that is to organize your day according to your personal priorities and do the most important things first.

It’s easy to do, yet most people don’t….

Doing first things first is a very simple discipline. But its transformative power is immense. It can change your life—literally overnight.” -Mark Ford

“It is always from a minority acting in ways different from what the majority would prescribe that the majority in the end learns to do better.”
— F. A. Hayek