Leaders make a lot of mistakes but they admit those mistakes to themselves and change because of them.

One lesson is that to understand what is happening we should attend not only to critical events of the real world, often dismissed from history, but also to what leaders and elite opinion believe, however tinged with fantasy. Another lesson is that alongside the flights of fancy concocted to terrify and mobilize the public (and perhaps believed by some who are trapped in their own rhetoric), there

We’re told we have a government by popular consent. At least in one sense that’s true. Every government always exercises the maximum amount of power its rulers feel the people will stand for without revolting. If this government-or an element within it-is drastically increasing its use of power, then the leaders either feel they have the popular support-or apathy-to get away with it, or they’re taking desperate chances because they’re being pressed to the wall.

Religious / Spiritual leaders and motivational speakers tell us to give more of ourselves to get back much more in return but the fact that we start expecting something back in return is in itself a rotten deal for us to push ourselves into.
“Who am I?” is a good question to ask myself when there is nothing else to do with my time.

Most startup failures result from entrepreneurs who are better at making excuses than products.

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