Quote: Bigger and more complex

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction. Albert Einstein

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Quote: Simplification

Do not be alarmed by simplification, complexity is often a device for claiming sophistication,  or for evading simple truths. John Kenneth Galbraith

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A world beyond BOKs?

Reading again the great work from Kailash Awati, aka K, and following his inevitable cascade of links (I love them really, but my brain is too small), I came across a link to this site. The heretics! is there really a world beyond the Bodies Of Knowledge (BOK) such as PMI’s PMBOK? Well yes there is actually, especially since the abstractions espoused in BOKs and PMBOK in particular don’t exist. We need to stop apologising for not being able to adhere to idealised abstractions on this uncooperative...

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Quote: Education of the individual

Instead of a national curriculum for education, what is really needed is an individual curriculum for every child. Charles Handy   … and with current technology we could achieve this.

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Quote: The most important task of a leader

“Your most important task as a leader is to teach people how to think and ask the right questions so that the world doesn’t go to hell if you take a day off.” ― Jeffrey Pfeffer

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