The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.Jim Rohn
Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.– Sun Tzu Additional Reading: Strategy vs. Tactics: What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?
One of the references in his post, which resonated with me, is a quote attributed to Steve Jobs:
Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it…Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.
At the end Mikey concludes with the endless opportunity to get involved in public service. However, his words hold just as true in any other context.
Don’t wait to be asked … Decisions are made by those who show up.
Commitment means staying loyal to what you said you were going to do long after the mood you said it in has left you
– Orebela Gbenga
If you take two people, one of them is a learn-it-all and the other one is a know-it-all, the learn-it-all will always trump the know-it-all in the long run
– Satya Nadella on culture at Microsoft, inspired by Carol Dweck’s book, Mindset.