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 +  * “By multiplying milestones, we transform a long, amorphous race into one with many intermediate ‘finish lines’. As we push through each one, we experience a burst of pride as well as a jolt of energy to charge towards the next one.” — Chip and Dan Heath, The Power of Moments
 +  * “Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.” — Albert Einstein
 +  * “Many leaders pride themselves on setting the high-level direction and staying out of the details. But big picture, hands off leadership isn’t likely to work in a change situation, because the hardest part of change - the paralyzing part - is in the details.” — Dan and Chip Heath, Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
 +  * "​Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."​ -- Steve Jobs
 +  * "​Agility is the ability to adapt and respond to change … agile organizations view change as an opportunity,​ not a threat."​ -- Jim Highsmith
 +  * "We are all familiar with guardrails on highways. They are put there to keep a simple mishap from turning into a full-blown catastrophe. If you go a little off course, the rails help you regain the path towards your destination."​ -- Anonymous
 +  *  "​Expect resentment – and eventual trouble – if you micromanage remote workers. You provoke resistance when you demonstrate that you don’t trust your distant workers and monitor everything they do." — Lisette Sutherland and Kirsten Janene-Nelson in “Work Together Anywhere”
 +  * "​Whether we like it or not, it’s almost like each of us have personal ‘Net Promoter Scores’ in our workplaces."​ — [[https://​www.amazon.com/​Dynamic-Reteaming-Wisdom-Changing-Teams-ebook/​dp/​B07WDYR6H3/​ref=sr_1_1?​crid=2UL950MS56SYM&​dchild=1&​keywords=dynamic+reteaming&​qid=1589306651&​sprefix=dynamic+ret%2Caps%2C163&​sr=8-1)|Dynamic Reteaming - Heidi Helfand]]
 +  * "​People think they want to be co-located. What they really want is high-bandwidth communication."​ -- Bill Krebs
 +  * "Never let a serious crisis go to waste" -- Rahm Emanuel
 +  * "Waste no more time arguing what a good person should be. Be one." -- Marcus Aurelius
 +  * “Do you want a team of hamsters – with lots of effort that get you nowhere – or people that produce results?” —- [[https://​felipecastro.com/​en/​okr/​success-criteria-types-key-results/​|Felipe Castro on OKRs]]
 +  * “On the topic of goals, the academic research agrees with your intuition: Having goals improves performance. Spending hours cascading goals up and down the company, however, does not. It takes way too much time and it’s too hard to make sure all the goals line up. We have a market-based approach, where over time our goals all converge, because the top OKRs are known and everyone else’s OKRs are visible.” — Laszlo Bock, Google’s former VP of People Operations
   * "To outdo your competition,​ you don’t need certainty. You just need to deal with uncertainty better than they do." -- Mike Cohn   * "To outdo your competition,​ you don’t need certainty. You just need to deal with uncertainty better than they do." -- Mike Cohn
   * "John, the kind of control you’re attempting simply its ... it’s not possible."​ -- Ian Malcolm [Jeff Goldblum, Jurassic Park]   * "John, the kind of control you’re attempting simply its ... it’s not possible."​ -- Ian Malcolm [Jeff Goldblum, Jurassic Park]
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