Andre Gide on Discovery

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.— Andre Gide…

Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama on Framing Spirituality

All the world’s major religions, with their emphasis on love, compassion, patience, tolerance, and forgiveness can and do promote inner values. But the reality of the world today is that grounding ethics in religion is no longer adequate. This is why I am increasingly convinced that the time has…

Morgan Missen: int main()

Finding, growing, and keeping the best team possible is the challenge that unites our industry, from the earliest startup to the largest public company. Every tech leader will tell you how critical--and how difficult--it is to hire great people. — Morgan Missen Enjoyed reading some startup news that wasn't from a…

Seneca on Suffering

There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality. — Seneca…

Sahil Lavingia on Design Instinct

The design instinct, above all, is about viewing the world around you as a place filled with opportunities to add more thoughtfulness and care. — Sahil Lavingia: Pinterest’s Founding Designer Shares His Dead-Simple Design Philosophy…

Chris Kurdziel on Saying No

In its essence, I think this boils down to one thing: being present. Pick the things in life that really matter: your family, your friends, the people, work and art that truly inspires you. You don't have to ignore everything else, but don't say yes to anything that compromises the…