Category: Quotes

Quote of the day: Ends and Means

​Do the ends justify the means? Is it worth lowering your standards and giving up your principles in order to find a better outcome? Many times, the means are the ends. How we choose to act changes who we choose to become. The way we choose to get to where we’re going defines what it’s going to be like when we get there –  Seth Godin

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Seth Godin: Better than it needs to be

Seth Godin: Why not? Why not make it more generous, more fair, more insightful than it needs to be? Why not deliver the service with more flair, more care and more urgency? Why not do it because you can, not because you have to…

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Seth Godin: Drawing a line in the sand

Seth Godin: There are two real problems with this attitude: First, drawing lines. Problems aren’t linear, people don’t fit into boxes. Lines are not nuanced, flexible or particularly well-informed. A line is a shortcut, a lazy way to deal with a problem you don’t care enough about to truly understand. Most of all, drawing a line invites the other person to cross it. Second, the sand. Sand? Really? If you’re going to draw a line, if you’re truly willing to go to battle, you can do better than sand. That saying has always bugged me too, and we never draw

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