Setmana 20 d’abril
Res és tan inútil com fer de forma eficient allò que no s’hauria d’haver fet en primer lloc
-- Peter Drucker
Res és impossible per l’home que no ho ha de fer ell mateix.
-- A. H. Weiler
Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.
-- Arthur Miller
The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
-- Kin Hubbard
Suggerides per l’Esther des de NY:
The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself (Franklin Delano Roosevelt)
Suggerides pel Jaume des de NY:
On trade with China: "they give us poisoned products, we give them worthless paper" (Paul Krugman)
Risk describes a situation where you have a sense of the range and likelihood of possible outcomes. Uncertainty describes a situation where it is not even clear what might happen, let alone how likely the possible outcomes are (Frank Knight)
Companies have to worry about two kinds of failure: 'sinking the boat' (wrecking the company by making a bad bet) or 'missing the boat' (letting a great opportunity pass). Today, most companies are far more worried about sinking the boat than about missing it. That is why great opportunities exist. That is also why it is so nerve-racking to try it (James Surowiecki)