In this TEDx, Patti Dobrowolski discusses the importance and power of imagination. Imagination is the engine of our life. It can be used in an expected and confined way and we call ii “brainstorming”. However we can also use imagination in unconstrained ways, as children do. In these cases, imagination becomes the fuel of everything, as the experience of genius like Eisntein can prove.
Ancient philosophers can teach business leaders how to help employees live better and reach eudaimonia.
The article “What can business leaders learn from ancient Greek philosophers?” (http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/business-learn-from-ancient-philosophers) describes some techniques used by ancient philosophers which can help achieve the “good life”:
- Dare to disagree (Socrates)
- Let people seek fulfillment (Aristotle)
- Be a good role model (Plutarch)
- Build a resilient mid-set (Epictetus)
- Keep track of your ethical progress (Rufus)
- The art of happiness (Epicurus)
Here is the selected quotation for the month of March. Some food for thought that will hopefully make your life easier.
Curiosity is the engine of Achievement
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