“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather the wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery (29 June 1900 – 31 July 1944), was an aristocrat French writer, poet and pioneering aviator, best remembered for ...MORE
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You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give. — E.O. Wilson
"Most people work at keeping their job, rather than doing a good job. If you’re the former, you’re leading a meaningless life. If you’re the latter, keep up the good work." George Lois (born June 26, 1931) is an American art director, designer, author and one of the original “Mad Men”. A unique creative ...MORE
“I don't think that type should be expressive at all. I can write the word 'dog' with any typeface and it doesn't have to look like a dog. But there are people that [think that] when they write 'dog' it should bark.” - Massimo Vignelli (born January 1931) is a designer who has done work in ...MORE
You must know how to present ... even if you are nervous or afraid. Presenting is a skill, a science or an art—like design. To be truly successful, learn to anticipate the unanticipated and relentlessly prepare. Doing so will make you more powerful in your presentations. —Debbie Millman, president, Design Group at Sterling Brands ...MORE
“Without deviation progress is not possible.” Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American composer, singer-songwriter, guitarist, recording engineer, record producer and film director who profoundly influenced my life with his multi-dimensional output that incorporated rock, jazz, classical and experimental music, film, video and theatre with a large helping of humor ...MORE
"Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try." - Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books written under the pen name Dr. Seuss.
Tunnel of Love is, for me, one of Bruce Springsteen’s most revealing song cycles -- a visceral collection that chronicles the disintegration of his first marriage to actress Julianne Phillips. His vulnerability, loneliness and sadness quietly unfolds in each song like an open wound that refuses to heal. His heart beats alone but, as in ...MORE
"Design is so critical it should be on the agenda of every meeting in every single department." Tom Peters (born November 7, 1942) is an American writer on business management practices, best known for In Search of Excellence.
Turn the mundane into opportunities. Grow giant ears. — Bob Calvano, Director, Global Creative Studios at Merck Bob Calvano manages a huge team of multidisciplinary talent for Merck. Merck's global vision is to make a difference in the lives of people through innovative medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, consumer health and animal products. Bob believes that ...MORE