Posts Tagged ‘culture’

Rules

In her article for Inc., Margaret Heffernan speaks plainly about how flexible hours inspire productivity. I am totally on board with her take on this, but what struck me most was this bit on rules in general. Makes me wonder what the implications are for parenting, because she’s right — monitoring and enforcing rules is no fun.

“…I have always resisted rules, for myself and for others. Why? Because once you have rules, you have to enforce them—and there’s no more tedious task in life.”Margaret Heffernan

Don’t Build a Boat

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Internet? Bah!

Hype alert: Why cyberspace isn't, and will never be, nirvana. Heh, think this guy wants a mulligan? Good read.

Netflix's "Reference Guide on our Freedom & Responsibility Culture"

This 128-slide deck is chock full of awesome.