April 2013

How to be gracious

I find it fascinating that there are thousands of articles and books written on how to succeed and win, and so few on how to be a good person–even though [the two](http://bob.ryskamp.org/brain/?p=5105) are [so intertwined](http://bob.ryskamp.org/brain/?p=2276). [This is a nice one](http://www.esquire.com/features/how-to-be-gracious-0513): > So listen. Be attentive to what people say. Respond, without interruption. You always have…more

The problem with ideas

> You know, one of the things that really hurt Apple was after I left John Sculley got a very serious disease. It’s the disease of thinking that a really great idea is 90% of the work. And if you just tell all these other people “here’s this great idea,” then of course they can…more