Quotes to learn from

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via social media during the past week.

J. Paul Getty: “In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.” via @kanta_sharma

@BetaLeadership – “Most CEOs of the world at some point long ago delegated disciplined practice and learning – and thus became relatively dumb.”

@BetaLeadership – “In the long run, every company has EXACTLY the people it deserves. Period.”

Ivan Illich: “Most learning is not the result of instruction. It is rather the result of unhampered participation in a meaningful setting.” via @IvanIllich2

Paulo Freire: “To teach is not to transfer knowledge but to create the possibilities for the production or construction of knowledge.” via @timbuckteeth

Buckminster Fuller: “Wealth is the ability to regenerate life. How many people can you take care of for how many days?” via @finnern

William James: “The deepest human need is the need to be appreciated.” via@dscofield

Joachim Stroh on Google Plus:

The chessboard picture points to another side effect of transparency: things are becoming more visible to anyone in the organization, and consequently, the level of understanding throughout the organization needs to rise as well. It’s one thing to see the individual pieces on the chessboard, and it’s another thing to understand the moves on the board.

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