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another lecture i give at the end of the semester. Much of this was inspired by, and includes quotes from, Marshall Goldsmith. Please check out his work.

another lecture i give at the end of the semester. Much of this was inspired by, and includes quotes from, Marshall Goldsmith. Please check out his work.

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    • ...
    • "Every day we do things, we are things that have to do with peace. If we are aware of our life..., our way of looking at things, we will know how to make peace right in the moment, we are alive." Thich Nhat Hanh
    • be happy now
    • the great Western disease is: “I’ll be happy when...”
    • thank people
    • Let it Go
    • Let it Go
      • We’ve all done bad things we could dredge up
      • What is the value add of feeling miserable?
      • It’s done
      • It’s not that it doesn’t matter what you do, it only matters what you do now
    • character, in the sense of a coherent, continuously accumulating self is an illusion
    • take a deep breath, in, let it out, you are a new you
    • there are no selves. only behaviors
    • your focus is not your past or your inner psyche. all that matters is your future behaviour
    • in biz and Buddhism, the self is an obstacle
    • the thing that inhibits innovation is attachment to the self in the form of habits and doctrines and smugness and memories of the past
    • The rationale businessperson and the good Buddhist considers each moment afresh, unencumbered by old frameworks
    • each asks: what should I do based on the evidence before me, rather than on how people usually behave
    • it’s easier to get un-fucked up, then to figure out why you’re fucked up. so, get un-fucked up
    • Life isn’t fair...thank God (look around) (look around)
    • Life is good