It’s pointless to look for evil people; look instead for evil systems.
Doing things you don’t enjoy reduces your effectiveness.
First you learn the value of abstraction, then you learn the cost of abstraction, then you’re ready to engineer.
It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some portion of the neglect of science in England, may be attributed to the system of education we pursue.
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects
Dans les situations critiques, quand on parle avec un calibre bien en pogne, personne ne conteste plus. Y’a des statistiques là-dessus.
There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing & be nothing.
As change agents we try to nudge people, teams and organizations so that they will reorganize themselves.
The software isn’t finished until the last user is dead.
If you’re so afraid of failure, you will never succeed. You have to take chances.