I am running around Las Vegas this week and saw these statues, and had to take a picture.
2012 was a good year, and I have a lot going on, so I really think I need to stay focused and continue to improve.
The year being good made me think of this quote, which basically says it all, that it is just when all is good and everything is going the right way that you need to double up on the discipline and focus.
If things keep going well, you will continue to improve and if they suddenly go differently than planned, you are already in motion and not just coasting.
"After victory, tighten the straps on your helmet."
-- Tokugawa Ieyasu
The Third and Final "Great Unifier" of Japan, Founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate That Ruled Japan For 250 Years
“We all are learning, modifying, or destroying ideas all the time. Rapid destruction of your ideas when the time is right is one of the most valuable qualities you can acquire. You must force yourself to consider arguments on the other side.
— Charles T. Munger”
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