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Simplicity is the key to brilliance

Don’t take my word for it. Just ask … Aristotle  Frédéric Chopin  Chip and Dan Heath  Steve Jobs  Bruce Lee  Charles Mingus  Pablo Picasso  Dieter Rams  Ken Segall  Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  Robin Sharma  Simplicity isn’t simple. It takes thought and … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 275) – Mies van der Rohe

“Less is more.” —  Mies  van der Rohe Photo courtesy of Mies van der Rohe Society

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 252) – Jack Kerouac

“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.” — Jack Kerouac Photo courtesy of Tom Palumbo

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Lessons in Simplicity from Apple’s Former Ad Agency Creative Director

Recently I have been catching up on some reading material that sits in a stack on a side desk. (The stack grows and shrinks, but I suspect that the stack will always be there.) One of the articles that caught … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 236) – Luis von Ahn

“I was being unclear about what I was saying and I did not fully understand what I was trying to explain to [my PhD supervisor]. He would drill deeper and deeper and deeper until I realized that there was something that I … Continue reading

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