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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Projects as Art

"A great piece of art is composed not just of what is in the final piece, but equally important, what is not.  It is the discipline to discard what does not fit - to cut out what might have already cost days or even years of effort that distiguishes the truly exceptional artist and marks the ideal piece of work, be it a symphony, a novel, a painting, a company or, most important of all, a life"

Author Unknown

Monday, April 18, 2011

Awesome Life Tips

Various Quotes by By Bruce Lee

“Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.”
“Absorb what is useful, Discard what is not, Add what is uniquely your own.”
“Simplicity is the key to brilliance.”
“Using no way as way, using no limitation as limitation.”
“Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.”
“Real living is living for others.”
“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”
“Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.”
“A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.”
“A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.”
“All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.”
“As you think, so shall you become.”
“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”
“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.”
“To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.”
“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.”
“Knowledge will give you power, but character respect”
“Obey the principles without being bound by them.”
“Showing off is the fool’s idea of glory.”
“You just wait. I’m going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world.”

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Monday, April 11, 2011

Good Listening Tips

Stop Talking!

Put the talker at ease

Show him/her that you want to listen

Remove distractions from your behavior


Be patient

Hold your temper

Try not to argue or criticize.  Don't evaluate, just listen

Ask questions

Summarize occasionally to confirm understanding