Thursday, June 16, 2011
Olny srmat poelpe can raed this. I cdnuolt blveiee that I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd what I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in what oredr the ltteers in a word are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is that the first and last ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can still raed it wouthit a porbelm. This is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the word as a wlohe. Amzanig huh? Yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt! If you can raed this psas it on!!
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
"I saw no point in being the richest man in the cemetery."Peter Drucker, "Managing Oneself", Harvard Business Review - Best of HBR 199, P.11, Par. 2
You can download this article in this blog.
This quote sort of came at me poignantly about the empty chases so many are after. Something so obvious yet we are so blinded. Having to counsel more men lately, filled with regrets in the way they had lived their lives, it is best to heed what Jesus Himself had said, which Drucker rephrased in the above quote:
Matthew 16:26 (NIV)
 What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul? Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul?
Steven Covey said it in another way in First Things First, title of chapter one:
"How many people on their deathbed wish they’d spent more time at the office?"