Friday, 5 August 2011

The importance of discarding unworkable projects (Part 4 of 8)


These tragedies happen so often that we have grown desensitized to them. This phenomenon is so apparent that we have lost the capacity to see it.

Lack of perspective wrecks innumerable human lives. The seriousness of the problem is deeper than we are willing to admit; its size, bigger than statistics can register.

Leading a prosperous and happy life requires that we discard ideas that don't work. Trying to accomplish the unworkable serves to fuel vanity, not well-being.

Nobody will be helped if you attempt to accelerate change beyond what the environment can take. In contrast, many people will complain if you try to impose what nobody else wants.

To be continued in the next post.

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

[Image by Ana_Cotta under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]

The importance of discarding unworkable projects (Part 4 of 8)


These tragedies happen so often that we have grown desensitized to them. This phenomenon is so apparent that we have lost the capacity to see it.

Lack of perspective wrecks innumerable human lives. The seriousness of the problem is deeper than we are willing to admit; its size, bigger than statistics can register.

Leading a prosperous and happy life requires that we discard ideas that don't work. Trying to accomplish the unworkable serves to fuel vanity, not well-being.

Nobody will be helped if you attempt to accelerate change beyond what the environment can take. In contrast, many people will complain if you try to impose what nobody else wants.

To be continued in the next post.

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

[Image by Ana_Cotta under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]