Don’t Cry Because It’s Over; Smile Because It Happened– Unknown
A little bit of mystery won’t hurt you. The gaps create space for people’s imagination.
“If you don’t become the ocean, you’ll be seasick every day.”Leonard Cohen
This footage of San Francisco and accompanying music is a time machine for me.
I think the music is by Nick Cave.
When I miss the Bay Area, I give this a spin and it takes me back to a good place and time.
Friendship should be restorative
Prediction: The night of November 3rd, 2020 is going to be a big party around the world. Bigger than 2008.
There’s will be tears, laughter and joy.
Twitter and WhatsApp might crash.
It’s way better to disappoint others, than disappointing yourself.
Life gets more simple when you pluck up the courage to be disliked.
The gift blesses the giver.Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall
It’s always easy to burn down the barn. It’s a lot harder to rebuild it.
With experience comes empathy and appreciation for the complexity and messiness of working systems like democracies, companies, healthcare, schools, and software.
Sometimes you have to learn the hard way, which is sad because the precious treasure you lose during the lesson is gone forever, and certain decisions are irreversible.
Seek out and listen to people who have seen it and done it. Wisdom comes from making mistakes, correcting course, and persisting. Some people were once in the same position as you, and that’s why they are trying to help.