The great corrupter of public man is the ego. Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.
Managers who are skilled communicators may also be good at covering up real problems.
Globalization has much potential. It could be the answer to many of the world's seemingly intractable problems. But this requires strong democratic foundations based on a political will to ensure equity and justice.
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
When dealing with complexity and uncertainty, trust and openness become critical.
When it's time to make a decision about a person or problem ... trust your intuition ... act.
You can increase your brain power three to fivefold simply by laughing and having fun before working on a problem.
My knee has always given me problems. But it got to the point where I actually had to start giving up things. And I hate that.
What a difficult thing it is to ask someone's advice on a matter without coloring his judgment by the way in which we present our problem.
A huge problem we face when we're in need is giving up our intuition and blindly following instruction. Letting go works when we are following our hearts, but not so well when we are following a leader.
To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist - the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know how much oil one must mix with one's vinegar.