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The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters by Peter Block
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“The choice to worry about why we are doing something more than how we do something is risky business.”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
“Maybe the unvarnished meaning of growing up is the acceptance that living out our values, and also winning the approval of those who have power over us, is an unfulfillable longing.”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
“We decide to move far enough to the edge of the culture to see it clearly. What is the norm and normal does not serve us well. Many of us have tried hard to live a “normal” life, and how is it going?”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
“We change the world when we create the time and space for heartfelt, unique conversations that discuss values and affirm doubts, feelings, and intuition.”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
“Understand that the task is to shift the demand for the right answer to the search for the right question.”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
“Acting on what matters means that we will consistently find ourselves feeling like we are living on the margin of our institutions and our culture. This calls for some detachment from the mainstream.”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
“We recognize the difference between being a citizen and being a consumer. The difference between subject and object. Citizens have the capacity to create for themselves whatever they require. Citizens have power, customers have needs.”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
“The things that matter to us are measured by depth. Would you assess your humanity by its pace? When I view myself as a time-sensitive product, valued for what I produce, then I have made depth, extended thought, and the inward journey marginal indulgences.”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
“As an individual free to create the world we live in, I carry the cause for how my boss and others respond to and treat me. Once I understand this and stop trying to control them, I can get on with the business of acting on what matters.”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
“change. Each of us has a free will at our core, so like it or not, others will choose to change more readily from the example set by our own transformation than by any demand we make of them.”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters
“Raise the question of what do we want to create together, even for an established institution.”
Peter Block, The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters