We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human race.
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In the network model, rewards come by empowering others, not by climbing over them. If you work in a hierarchy, you may not want to climb to its top.
In a world that is constantly changing, there is no one subject or set of subjects that will serve you for the foreseeable future, let alone for the rest of your life. The most important skill to acquire now is learning how to learn.
Leadership involves finding a parade and getting in front of it.
Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data.
I was totally surprised by the spread of the legalization of same-sex marriage. In just my lifetime we have gone from a taboo to even talk about homosexuality, to the sanction by governments of homosexual marriage. Few such large social considerations have ever before been turned over in such a short time.
The more technology we introduce into society, the more people will aggregate, will want to be with other people: movies, rock concerts, shopping.
Whenever a new technology is introduced into society, there must be a counterbalancing human response – that is, high touch – or the technology is rejected… We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human nature.
The most reliable way to forecast the future is to try to understand the present.
In the Marines, I was stunned, absolutely stunned, at everything around me, at what the world looked like.
I was sure we would never see the adoption of the Euro. Countries giving up their currencies for a common tender was, it seemed to me, completely out of tune with currency being a carrier of people's cultural identity, celebrating national heroes and events, as it had been for hundreds of years.
Trends, like horses, are easier to ride in the direction they are going.
In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.