The bearing of a child takes nine months, no matter how many women are assigned.
Les gens qui ont bonne conscience ont souvent mauvaise mémoire
If performance appraisals were themselves subject of a performance appraisal, they would be fired on the spot, for complete lack of results.
There’s a naive assumption that more effort brings better outcomes, but that is rarely the case.
Sachez vous éloigner car, lorsque vous reviendrez à votre travail, votre jugement sera plus sûr.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If one ox could not do the job they did not try to grow a bigger ox, but used two oxen. When we need greater computer power, the answer is not to get a bigger computer, but… to build systems of computers and operate them in parallel.
If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.
No reference is truly direct—every reference depends on some kind of coding scheme. It’s just a question of how implicit it is.
He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted.