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Inspiration from Sketchnotes, Fountain Pens, Voltaire, Ralph Waldo Emerson and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Barry Schwartz on how the way we think about work...Show More Summary

Well Said: A man of rare intellect

If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. Ralph Waldo Emerson Oh, I do. I definitely do.

The Founding Fathers: Demigods or scoundrels?

For much of American history the founding generation, often mythologized and capitalized as the Founding Fathers, served as the gold standard against which we measured the debased currency that came after them. Ralph Waldo Emerson put this semi-sacred tradition succinctly: "They saw God face to...

On Moving the Physician Movement Forward

By RICHARD L. REECE, MD There are always two parties, the party of the Past, and the party of the Future. The Establishment and the Movement. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (1903-1882), Notes on Life and Letters of New England On July 20-26, 2015, a new physician organization, the United Physicians and Surgeons (UPSA), held a

Ecstasy of Influence

In January of 1842, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s firstborn child, Waldo, contracted scarlet fever and died within a week. He was five. He had been his father’s exuberant companion, who had, Emerson wrote, “touched with his lively curiosityShow More Summary

Ralph Waldo Emerson Found His Poets in Whitman & Dickinson

At The New Yorker, Dan Chiasson examines the influence of Ralph Waldo Emerson on poets like Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson, noting first that the tragic death of Emerson’s son by scarlet fever at the age of five led to the writing of his famous essay, “Experience.” “‘Experience’ has a knife’s-edge emergency intensity,” writes Chiasson, […]

Rewards and Risks of Leading an Effective Culture (2.5)

"As above, so below." "What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson. In my last post I explained why an effective culture is essential for strategy execution and organizational success. At the end, I claimed that the most important tool to shape, manage and change organizational culture is leadership behavior. Show More Summary

Here’s What Happy Couples Do To Keep Their Relationships Fresh

Ralph Waldo Emerson was once quoted as saying that “True Love is the residue that’s left once the excitements of love... The post Here’s What Happy Couples Do To Keep Their Relationships Fresh appeared first on Lifehack.

The Very Real Benefits Of Going Camping

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

 In his essay Nature, Ralph Waldo Emerson dives into the healing powers of the wilderness. "In the presence of nature," he wrote, "a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows." It may be century-old wisdom, but his theory still holds true today. Show More Summary

Choosing Unfettered General Purpose Computing over Strong Privacy

Consistency may be the hobgoblin of little minds but the Ralph Waldo Emerson quote goes on to refer to Pythagoras, Socrates and Newton and so may it doesn’t refer to logical consistency but rather to the ability to learn from new information and form a new opinion based on that. Show More Summary

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Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

5 Great Ways to Learn Photography

All images ©Gina Milicia “Every Artist was first an Amateur”- Ralph Waldo Emerson If you’re just starting out as a photographer, congratulations! There’s never been a more exciting, or easier time to learn the art of photography. Today’s...Show More Summary

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How much finer things are in composition than alone. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Congrats to JMH!

6 months agoReligion : SoMA Review

Jennifer Michael Hecht's book, The End of the Soul, won the Phi Beta Kappa Society’s 2004 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award.

About Kentucky, Notre Dame, Pressure, and Forever

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson They’ll be talking about that one forever. Kentucky. Notre Dame. You’ll watch...Show More Summary

The Craven

Ralph Waldo Emerson called him “the jingle-man.” Henry James called his work “decidedly primitive.” Yet Edgar Allan Poe, nearly two centuries after his death, is now acclaimed as a writer on par with his best contemporaries. How did his reputation evolve? In the Times Literary Supplement, Marjorie Perloff reviews a new study of Poe by Jerome […]

Self-Reliance: An Introduction to Ralph Waldo Emerson

Image by Munroe The great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. -- ?Ralph Waldo Emerson When I attended high school in Germany, I was deterred by philosophy's complex logic. Show More Summary

10 Essential Quotes About Men's Style

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Arthur Ashe, Oscar Wilde, and other gentlemen explain why men's style matters.

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