Rich’s Blog: Winston Churchill on creativity and inspiration

Came across this while cruising my RSS feeds.. Had to share it!

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Here's a list of 10 Churchillian quotes to keep in mind as you think about the difficult process of innovation:

(1) Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

(2) Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

(3) If you are going through hell, keep going.

(4) If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack.

(5) Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it.

(6) Play the game for more than you can afford to lose… only then will you learn the game.

(7) Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.

(8) The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

(9) You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

(10) We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.

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Rich’s Blog: How Google is led and managed – a new paradigm!

A very interesting article regarding how Google is led and managed!

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The Internet, Schmidt has said, turns power relationships upside down. That’s true inside the ultimate Internet company–Google–as well as out on the raw and woolly Web. As long as the masses are running Google, innovation will flourish. When management forcefully steps in, the pace of change will slow.

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