jason oke

If you’re not in awe, you’re not paying attention.

Instruction vs inspiration

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“If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Wise words

In a recent meeting, one of my clients came up with a bit of wisdom that I think sums up the changing business landscape nicely:

“Nervousness & ambiguity are core competencies of business today.”

Well said.

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“Beauty is now underfoot wherever we take the trouble to look.”

– RIP Robert Rauschenberg, October 22, 1925 – May 12, 2008

Filed under: Interestingness, words of wisdom


“Do not fear mistakes. There are none.” – Miles Davis

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