na-gets -- nuggets of "aha's"

Wednesday, August 31, 2005

First and Second things

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

- Peter Drucker

Thursday, August 25, 2005

Attention and Action

If my people understand me, I'll get their attention. If my people trust me, I'll get their action.

- Cavett Roberts

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Just walketh

He who thinketh he leadeth and hath no one follmwing him is only taking a walk.

- quoted by John Maxwell

Where do you want to go?

If you don't know where you're going, any road will lead you there.

- the Cat, to Alice in Wonderland who was at crossroads

Efficiency and Effectiveness

Efficiency is the foundation for survival.
Effectiveness is the foundation of success.

- John Maxwell

Not good enough

All true leaders have learned to say No to the good in order to say Yes to the best.

- John Maxwell
Developing the Leader Within You

Take this job and love it

Find something you like to do so much that you would do it for nothing.

Then learn to do it so well that people would be happy to pay you for it.

- John Maxwell


Decide what to do and do it;
Decide what not to do and don't do it.

- quoted by John Maxwell

Success or ...

Success without a succesor is failure.

- John Maxwell

Tuesday, August 16, 2005


Dirt thrown is ground lost.

- Quoted by Isagani A. Cruz
Phil Daily Inquirer

Act Normal

Acting is better than normal. You get to act like you're normal.

- Actor to Witch in Bewitched

We make

We make a living by what we get;
We make a life by what we give.

- Duane Hulse

Knowing, teaching, learning

No matter how much you know, you'll never know anything.

That's the beauty in teaching, you never stop learning.

- Martha Stewart

Of things lost

Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most.

- Seen on a T-shirt

Friday, August 12, 2005


The future is ours to make.

- Que se ra se ra
- Singapore

Just try

Feel free to try to seduce me.

- seen on a handbag
Bugis St., Singapore

Past, Present, Future

The past is a present to the future.

- Chijmes Historical Tour

Saturday, August 06, 2005

Under, Over

Underpromise. Overdeliver.

- Tom Peters

Dying and Listening

When people think you're dying, people really start to listen to you instead of wait for their turn to talk.

- Norton
Fight club

Friday, August 05, 2005


Destinations are nothing without the journeys

- A blind man at a window seat of a plane, "looking" into the beautiful sunrise
(African airlines advertisement)