Friday, April 25, 2014



"New thinking will eventually win out over old thinking. History tells us it’s only a question of time. We’re simply in the midst of a filtering process to see which organizations are first to adopt the new ways of thinking and gain the competitive advantages that result."

(The plow. The loom. The steam engine. The automobile. The airplane. The telephone. The fax. All these technological advancements and countless others have brought immeasurable wealth, convenience, and capability to millions of people who have learned to use them. Without any one of them, daily life and work would be far more difficult and less fulfilling than it is today. It’s up to you to decide whether or not you are going to let the next advance pass you by! As Thomas Edison once said: Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. History tells us the introduction of these major advances faced equally major challenges. Each advance was initially rejected by the great majority of people who could benefit from it. Each one required years to grab hold, take root, and flower. Even the most modern of these examples, the fax machine -- a device that is remarkably simple to understand and use -- started quietly and began spreading slowly....)