I normally don’t blog more than once per day, but Christer Hellberg shared this TED Talk on Facebook, I watched it and I just have to share it with you. So give yourself 22 minutes and sit down and watch Ricardo Semler here:
Some priceless quotes from the talk include:
If you’re giving back, you took too much.
Why do I want to be remembered at all?
The fact is, what we do with education is totally obsolete.
Ask three why’s in a row. Because the first why, you always have a good answer for. The second why, it starts getting difficult. By the third why, you don’t really know why you’re doing what you’re doing. If you do this, you might come to the question: What am I doing this for?
It takes a leap of faith about loosing control. And almost nobody who is in control is ready to take leaps of faith.
Dad, why do we exist?
But those are just a few highlights. Listen and see what you hear.
Now, I’ve abandoned the notion of control a few years ago. I’m leaping. You?