Monthly Archives: April 2016

Savvy Saturday April 16, 2016

“What is done in love is done well.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Tagged , ,

The Monk and the Samurai

The monk(2)

A belligerent samurai, an old Japanese tale goes, once challenged a Zen master to explain the concept of heaven and hell. The monk replied with scorn, “You’re nothing but a lout – I can’t waste my time with the likes of you!”
His very honor attacked, the samurai flew into a rage and, pulling his sword from its scabbard, yelled “I could kill you for your impertinence.”
“That,” the monk calmly replied, “is hell.”
Startled at seeing the truth in what the master pointed out about the fury that had him in its grip, the samurai calmed down, sheathed his sword, and bowed, thanking the monk for the insight.
“And that,”said the monk “is heaven.”

Story told by Daniel Goleman in Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ

Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Savvy Saturday April 2, 2016

“We are at a critical point where rapid change is forcing us to look not just to new ways of solving problems but to new problems to solve.” -Tim Brown


Tagged , , , , , , , , ,