Tag Archives: focus

Focus – Inner Space

We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move. We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want. We hammer wood for a … Continue reading

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Mystery and Manifestations

The tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao The name that can be named is not the eternal Name. The unnamable is the eternally real. Naming is the origin of all particular things. Free from desire, you … Continue reading

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Humility and Trust

When a country obtains great power, it becomes like the sea: all streams run downward into it. The more powerful it grows, the greater the need for humility. Humility means trusting the Tao, thus never needing to be defensive. A … Continue reading

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Focus on Humility

When a country obtains great power, it becomes like the sea: all streams run downward into it. The more powerful it grows, the greater the need for humility. Humility means trusting the Tao, thus never needing to be defensive. A … Continue reading

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One Thing At A Time

Failure is an opportunity. If you blame someone else, there is no end to the blame. Therefore the Master fulfills her own obligations and corrects her own mistakes. She does what she needs to do and demands nothing of others. … Continue reading

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What is School For?

From Seth Godin’s blog this morning (May 6, 2011) What’s high school for? Perhaps we could endeavor to teach our future the following: How to focus intently on a problem until it’s solved. The benefit of postponing short-term satisfaction in … Continue reading

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Time

Timely and now timeless article about how we manage out time. You probably don’t want to admit it but you love distractions. In fact, just like monkeys, you get a shot of dopamine every time something pulls you in another … Continue reading

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