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"Digital Valley" Book Quotes Collection


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We are moving to the deep, deep digital dynamic, hopefully, we are also moving from the Industrial Age to the Digital Era with the abundance of wisdom slowly and steadily. The purpose of Digital Valley - Five Pearls of Wisdom to Make Profound Influence is to guide digital leaders and professionals to understand the multidimensional digital wisdom in making fair judgments and sound decisions on the daily basis, also, inspire them to make a profound positive influence on both professional career and personal life.

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"Digital Valley" Book Quotes Collection

  1. 1. Digital Valley 100 + Quotes
  2. 2. Digital Valley Five Pearls of Wisdom to Make Profound Influence ● Valley is open to embrace inclusiveness. ● Valley is quiet to express profundity. ● Valley is deep to develop insight. ● Valley is hidden to balance aggressiveness and humility. ● Digital Valley is fluid and nourishing to flow with the abundance of wisdom.
  3. 3. Digital Valley A set of insightful quotes about creativity ● The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. - Albert Einstein ● Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. - Edward de Bono ● Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm. -Earl Nightingale ● A creative one is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others -Ayn Rand ● Creativity is just connecting things. - Steve Jobs
  4. 4. Digital Valley Creativity is a Beautiful Phenomenon! ● Creativity is the ability to create novel value, creative mind is defined as the originator. ● All humans are born with raw creativity ability, but not all creativities are created equal. ● Creativity needs a problem, and the creative person needs a purpose. ● Creativity is infused with an inner cohesion, and comes from a vision of uniqueness.
  5. 5. Digital Valley What matters now is creativity! ● Creativity has many dimensions, with multi-faceted truth & myth and manifold knowledge. ● Creativity muscle needs to be strengthened, and creativity excellence needs to be cultivated. ● Creativity adds signature or aesthetic that elevates passion to purpose and fancy to enchantment. ● Creativity needs encouragement as food, and conflict to spark it.
  6. 6. Digital Valley Strategic Thinkers are Rare Ones! ● "Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy." -Norman Schwarzkopf ● A strategy is multi-dimensional planning, multi-team collaboration and multitasking action. ● A Strategic thinker always “keeps the end in mind.”
  7. 7. Digital Valley The strategy is about being different and is about making choices. ● The real challenge for digital strategy planning is not in simplifying by ignoring the complications, but to simplify by including the compilations. ● Strategy and execution represent the two sides of one and the same thing. ● The strategy is not an effective strategy if it is limited to rigid prescriptive strategy formulation. ● The strategy is not a strategy when isolated from business eco-system. ● The strategy is not a strategy if it lacks creativity.
  8. 8. Digital Valley Systems Thinking is a way of understanding complexity. ● The voice of Systems Thinking, to communicate within the spiral of conscious awareness, is a story. ● Wisdom is often abstract, and Systems Thinking is the ability to think conceptually on the higher level. ● In System Thinking, the true wisdom often comes from a willingness to let go of past learning. ● In a broader sense, Systems Thinking is a path to greater awareness. ● Systems Thinking provides the more holistic way to view the problems. ● Systems Thinkers shape a worldview based on the realization of interconnectedness.
  9. 9. Digital Valley Judgment and decision making are often considered together ● The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic. -Peter Drucker ● Thinking is trying to think the unthinkable: thinking the thinkable is not worth the effort. -Helene Cixous ● The biggest challenge the world is facing is not climate change but poor thinking! - Edward De Bono ● Life is the sum of all your choices. -Albert Camus ● Chance favors only the prepared mind. -Louis Pasteur
  10. 10. Digital Valley Decision making is both art and science A decisive mindset is information-empowered, analytics-oriented, striking the right balance between confidence and humility, logic and creativity. Decision making is the arena across the art and science; gut feeling and data driven, confidence and humility. Decision are based on information and generate information. It takes wisdom, not just the intelligence to make better decisions. Decision making is the discipline across the art and science; gut feeling and data driven; confidence and humility.
  11. 11. Digital Valley Culture is collective mindsets, attitudes, and behaviors. ● Culture is like the visible and invisible levels of an iceberg -” the solid state of “water.” ● Culture is like the visible and invisible levels of an iceberg -” the solid state of “water.” ● Culture is the Corporate DNA. ● Culture is the heartbeat of the organization and our society. ● Culture is collective mindsets, attitudes, and behaviors. ● Culture should be a business ‘app,’ everyone can apply it daily.
  12. 12. Knowledge is The ‘power,’ wisdom is exceptionally effectively use of the power! CONCLUSION
  13. 13. Author: Pearl Zhu