Ring the bells that still can ring; forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything; that’s how the light gets in.
— “Anthem” (song) by Leonard Cohen
Choose not to be harmed – and you won’t feel harmed.
Don’t feel harmed – and you haven’t been.
— Marcus Aurelius
A checklist helps with memory recall and clearly sets out the minimum necessary steps for a process. Checklists are not comprehensive how-to guides but quick and simple tools to buttress the skills of expert professionals. They can help turn routine tasks into habits and has the effect of distributing power to people. So how do you come up with a checklist that actually works? The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande shows us how.
Teach this simple truth to all:
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
— Bruce Lee