Friday, 7 October 2011

You cannot build on moving sands (Part 4 of 9)


On most occasions, contradictory behaviour arises from inconsistent convictions. Without a strong sense of direction, coherence is unsustainable. Without integrated values, ethics become meaningless. Without a reliable compass, maps can provide little certainty.

Even if individuals who perform counter-productive actions are willing to correct their mistakes, they seldom identify what they have to do. The difficulty does not lie in detecting failure, but in extracting valid lessons from experience.

To be continued in the next post.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

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