danieltenner.com — Dealing with impossible crises
In large corporations, almost everything new is impossible. Try to do anything new, and typically you are met with dozens of reasons why it can’t be done. As a consultant (which I was throughout my time in the corporate world), however, you’ve been hired to get something specific done, so you don’t get to echo the “it can’t be done” line back to your client. Your job is, effectively, to do the impossible.Seth's Blog: The hierarchy of success
Yes! Yes! A thousand times, yes! Tactics are almost the cherry on top, but that's what people want: tips-'n'-tactics. Ugh. I can spot the ones who don't get it a mile away now that I've been speaking about marketing for a while. "TELL ME ABOUT TWITTER!!" Um, no. How about we talk about right behavior, and goals? And how about you get those squared away before I put you behind the controls of this howitzer. Which will be outdated, most likely, before you learn how to operate it properly.
The hierarchy of success I think it looks like this: Attitude Approach Goals Strategy Tactics Execution
"Most everyone has a style, and if you pick the wrong one, then all the strategy, tactics and execution in the world won't work nearly as well." "As far as I'm concerned, the most important of all, the top of the hierarchy is attitude. Why are you doing this at all? What's your bias in dealing with people and problems?"Mea Culpa
любопытная критическая статья о программировании как роде занятий и программистах как человеческих особях (можно разбирать на цитаты)
надо прочитать статью по программированию
The only weapons we have are simplicity and convention. Tattoo that on your forehead in reverse so that you always see it reflected in the screen.
"Cleverness cannot win. The only weapons we have are simplicity and convention" -- Jonathan Edwards http://bit.ly/bN6uNc – Kent Beck (KentBeck) http://twitter.com/KentBeck/statuses/14886605168
"cleverness cannot win": http://is.gd/cNTaE — крайне труднодоносимая до ярких крутых кодеров истина. – Иван Сагалаев (isagalaev) http://twitter.com/isagalaev/statuses/16088129633