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Our job is to love others
“Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody’s business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy.” —Thomas Merton
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Life doesn't make sense
Pete Holmes hilariously explains his personal disquiet with science’s explanation of molecules.
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Courage vs Stupidity
“Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. And that’s why life is hard.” —Jeremy Goldberg
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Our job in life
“As human beings, our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us really is, that each of us has something that no one else has ― or ever will have ― something inside that is unique to all time. It’s our job to encourage each other to discover that uniqueness and...
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Piloting time's flight
“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” ― Michael Altshuler
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Clarity creates trust
“Unclear or incomplete requests, offers, and commitments are often the source of unintended breaches of trust.” —Charles Feltman
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The language of dreams
George R.R. Martin, “On Fantasy”. The best fantasy is written in the language of dreams. It is alive as dreams are alive, more real than real … for a moment at least … that long magic moment before we wake. Fantasy is silver and scarlet, indigo and azure, obsidian veined with gold and lapis lazuli. Reality...
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Culture guides success
“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” —Peter Drucker
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Speak like a human, not a marketer
One of the reasons people don’t donate, shoppers don’t buy, ideas get ignored, and problems don’t get solved… is because when we engage our audience, we try to impress—rather than connect. We try to wow—instead of giving clarity. We talk like marketers, not people. When clarity...
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Start at the epicenter
“When you start anything new, there are forces pulling you in a variety of directions. There’s stuff you could do, the stuff you want to do, and the stuff you have to do. The stuff you have to do is where you should begin. Start at the epicenter.” —Jason Fried
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Brand values
“To me, marketing is about values. This is a very complicated world, it’s a very noisy world. And we’re not going to get the chance to get people to remember much about us. No company is. So we have to be really clear on what we want them to know about us.” — Steve Jobs
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Hold fast to dreams
Dreams Hold fast to dreamsFor if dreams dieLife is a broken-winged birdThat cannot fly. Hold fast to dreamsFor when dreams goLife is a barren fieldFrozen with snow. By Langston Hughes
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What lies within us
Last week our team launched a lustrous, new Virtuous website. It was a tremendous labor of love. At times it was heavier on the labor and lighter on the love 🥴 …but I am incredibly delighted with the outcome of our efforts.  I am beaming with pride and overflowing with gratitude...
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Simplicity as a virtue
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” —Albert Einstein
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Attitude is a decision
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right.” ― Henry Ford
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