Cube0023 – Genius of the And

Have you ever been involved in an organization that had an internal conflict, like in a non-profit the fund-raising vs program people?

Jim Collins shows how to build an enduring great company in Built To Last. Built to Last is recommend only after his later book Good To Great; Cube4 – The Good View came from that Good To Great.


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Starting Questions:

  1. What seemingly Conflicting goals do you have?
  2. Have you seen a group, business, or organization do a great job  with “And”?
  3. … … what questions came to your mind as you listened?

Cube0014 – Answer Includes: Genius, Inspiration & Perspiration

Many people ask how to keep motivated, or how to succeed? Thomas Edison caused both directly and indirectly thousands, if not millions of innovations & discoveries.

He is know as someone who keep motivated, testing thousands of combination attempting to make the electric light bulb.

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One of Edison’s best known quotations is:

Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.

~ Thomas Edison

However has a variation from a press conference:

None of my inventions came by accident. I see a worthwhile need to be met and I make trial after trial until it comes. What it boils down to is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.

~ Thomas Edison

Starting Questions:

  1. Do you have worthwhile needs?
  2. How do you keep motivated towards the needs/goals/tasks?
  3. Do you schedule time, then put in “perspiration” towards your goals?
  4. Are you systematic in your pursuits?
  5. How do you plan on changing how you move forward towards your dreams?

Your Thoughts & Questions?