With all its many risks, this life endures No more than windblown bubbles in a stream. How marvellous to breathe in and out again, To fall asleep and then awake refreshed.
I. Being like a ‘sponge’, primed to ‘take in new skills’ and ‘learn from the people around you.’ II. A willingness to learn and adapt to changing environments. III. Adaptability: the ability to operate in multicultural environments and the openness to learn. IV. Executives should not only have a high level of intellectual curiosity (staying … Continue reading 6 Quintessential C-Suite Skills
If you live in the 21st century you’ve probably had to listen to a lot of people tell you how busy they are. It’s become the default response when you ask anyone how they’re doing: “Busy!” “So busy.” “Crazy busy.” It is, pretty obviously, a boast disguised as a complaint. And the stock response is … Continue reading The ‘Busy’ Trap
THE MEANING OF INSURANCE, BY AMBROSE BIERCE INSURANCE, n. —An ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction that he is beating the man who keeps the table. INSURANCE AGENT: My dear sir, that is a fine house -- pray let me insure it. HOUSE OWNER: With … Continue reading The humor concerning insurance fallacies