Learning is limited by an organization’s ability to keep its people.

– Tom DeMarco, Tim Lister

Peopleware

The question you should be asking isn't, 'What do I want?' or 'What are my goals?' but 'What would excite me?'

– Timothy Ferriss

The 4-Hour Work Week

Long commutes make you fat, stressed, and miserable. Even short commutes stab at your happiness.

– Jason Fried, DHH

Remote

I’d rather welcome change than cling to the past.

– Robert T Kiyosaki

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

As you consider building your own minimum viable product, let this simple rule suffice: remove any feature, process, or effort that does not contribute directly to the learning you seek.

– Eric Ries

The Lean Startup

Whatever your income, always live below your means.

– Thomas J. Stanley, William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

A person's success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have.

– Timothy Ferriss

The 4-Hour Work Week

Motivation is pivotal to healthy lives and healthy companies. Make sure you’re minding it.

– Jason Fried, DHH

Remote

If you realize that you're the problem, then you can change yourself, learn something and grow wiser. Don't blame other people for your problems.

– Robert T Kiyosaki

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

A startup is a human institution designed to create a new product or service under conditions of extreme uncertainty.

– Eric Ries

The Lean Startup

Wealth is more often the result of a lifestyle of hard work, perseverance, planning, and, most of all, self-discipline.

– Thomas J. Stanley, William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

People will choose unhappiness over uncertainty.

– Timothy Ferriss

The 4-Hour Work Week

If you can’t let your employees work from home out of fear they’ll slack off without your supervision, you’re a babysitter, not a manager. Remote work is very likely the least of your problems.

– Jason Fried, DHH

Remote

The greatest of all weaknesses is the fear of appearing weak.

– Andrew Hunt, David Thomas

The Pragmatic Programmer

The fundamental response to change is not logical, but emotional.

– Tom DeMarco, Tim Lister

Peopleware

We must learn what customers really want, not what they say they want or what we think they should want.

– Eric Ries

The Lean Startup

You’re only poor if you give up. The most important thing is that you did something. Most people only talk and dream of getting rich. You’ve done something.

– Robert T Kiyosaki

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

You are the average of the five people you associate with most, so do not underestimate the effects of your pessimistic, unambitious, or disorganized friends. If someone isn't making you stronger, they're making you weaker.

– Timothy Ferriss

The 4-Hour Work Week

The fundamental response to change is not logical, but emotional.

– Tom DeMarco, Tim Lister

Peopleware

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

– Andrew Hunt, David Thomas

The Pragmatic Programmer

The single most powerful asset we all have is our mind. If it is trained well, it can create enormous wealth in what seems to be an instant.

– Robert T Kiyosaki

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Forcing everyone into the office every day is an organizational Single Point of Failure (SPoF).

– Jason Fried, DHH

Remote

The only way to win is to learn faster than anyone else.

– Eric Ries

The Lean Startup

The first way design fails is due to lack of it.

You have the right to make mistakes—and be responsible for them.

– Manuel J. Smith

When I Say No, I Feel Guilty

What we think affects how we feel, and how we feel affects how we think.

– Mandy Flint, Elisabet Vinberg Hearn

Leading Teams - 10 Challenges: 10 Solutions

A set of people does not make a team. It only exists as a group. A team is a set of people working towards a common goal. An effective leader aligns people towards that goal.

What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.

– Timothy Ferriss

The 4-Hour Work Week

Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.

– Robert T Kiyosaki

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Great software today is often preferable to perfect software tomorrow.

– Andrew Hunt, David Thomas

The Pragmatic Programmer

The manager’s function is not to make people work, but to make it possible for people to work.

– Tom DeMarco, Tim Lister

Peopleware

The modern office has become an interruption factory.

– Jason Fried, DHH

Remote

Reading is good, action is better.

– Eric Ries

The Lean Startup