Monday, 27 December 2010

Arden . Whatever you think, think the opposite.

“It’s not because you are making the wrong decisions, it’s because you are making he right ones. We try to make sensible decisions based on the facts in front of us. The problem with making sensible decisions is that so is everyone else.” (Arden).

“Even if we want to be timid and play it safe, we should pause for a moment to imagine what we might be missing.” (Arden, p.27).

“Whatever decision you make is the only one you could make. Oherwise you would make a different one. Everything we do w choose. So what is there to regret? You are the person you chose to be.” (Arden).

“Experience. He knows the downside, what happens if it goes wrong, which makes him more cautious. The young player is either ignorant or reckless o caution. That is is his edge.” (Arden, p.44).

“Too many people spend too much time to perfect something before the actually do it. Instead of waiting for perfection, run whith what you’ve got and fix it as you go.” (Arden, p.53).

“If you want to be interesting be interested. (…) In an interview it is better to listen carefully to what the interviewers have tosay than put on a show of your own brilliance.” (Arden, p.59).

“The effort of coming to terms with things you don’t understand makes them all the more valuable to you when you graps them.” (Arden, p.85).

“Even a bad idea executed is better than a good idea undone. The longer it is used, the better the idea is considered to be. That is why the wheel is reckoned to be the best idea ever.” (Arden, p.90).

“Select only things to steal from that speaks directly to our soul. If you do this, yourwork (and theft) will be authentic.” (Arden, p.94).

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