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20 posts from April 2009

April 17, 2009

Where to look next

"Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next."

- Jonas Salk

April 10, 2009

The minute you don't want power

“The most exquisite paradox… as soon as you give it all up, you can have it all. As long as you want power, you can't have it. The minute you don't want power, you'll have more than you ever dreamed possible.”
Ram Dass

What the enemy thinks you have

“Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.”
Saul Alinsky

If we manage conflict constructively

“If we manage conflict constructively, we harness its energy for creativity and development.” 

 Kenneth Kaye

A problem is a chance

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”

Duke Ellington

When conflict becomes a win-lose

“When conflict becomes a win-lose contest in our minds, we immediately try to win.”

 Thomas Crum

To make conflict unnecessary

“The peak efficiency of knowledge and strategy is to make conflict unnecessary.”
Sun Tzu

Change means movement

“Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.” 
Saul Alinsky

Change means movement

“Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.”
-- Saul Alinsky

Work on developing a cooperative relationship

“Work on developing a cooperative relationship, so when conflict comes, you believe you are allies.”
Dean Tjosvold