"Wer nicht liebt, Wein, Weib
und Gesang, der bleibt ein Narr sein lebelang." (Martin
"Knowledge is power." (Francis Bacon, 1597)
"Learn how to learn."
"If you know your enemy and know yourself, you need not
fear the result of a thousand battles." (The Art of War,
WHAT MAKES A LEADER?
"Leadership is not limited to the chairman. Leaders exist
at all levels of the organization." (Leadership,
pp.11-17, Set 4 of Management Master Series, Productivity Press,
1996, Portland, Oregon)
What is LPP, the Legitimate Peripheral Participation.
"According to LPP theory, learning is a process of identity-formation
towards becoming a full member of a community of practice, or
towards full participation from peripheral participation."
(Situated learning, Jean Lave & Etienne Wenger, Cambridge
University Press, 1991)
The old school of thought, which
held that "if it ain't invented here, it can't be any good,"
NIH in short, is a curse in today's high-velocity markets.