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Ian O'Byrne

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between the two, the leader must become a servant. - Max De Pree In TL;DR - subscribe at wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #leadership

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Ian O'Byrne

We look not at the things which are what you would call seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporal. But the things that are not seen are eternal. Madeleine L'Engle In issue of TL;DR, available at wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #honesty

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Ian O'Byrne

The best way to achieve complete strategic surprise is to take an action that is either stupid or completely contrary to your self-interest. - Robert Gates In issue of TL;DR. Subscribe at wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #strength

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Ian O'Byrne

There are naive questions, tedious questions, ill-phrased questions, questions put after inadequate self-criticism. But every question is a cry to understand the world. There is no such thing as a dumb question. - Carl Sagan In TL;DR - Subscribe at wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #naivete

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Ian O'Byrne

Maybe stories are just data with a soul. - Brené Brown In issue 122 of TL;DR. Subscribe at wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #dreams

Ian O'Byrne

I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening. - Larry King In issue of my newsletter. Subscribe at wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #silence

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Ian O'Byrne

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run. - Henry David Thoreau In issue of my newsletter. Subscribe at wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #cost

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Ian O'Byrne

The key to success is action, and the essential in action is perseverance. - Sun Yat-Sen In issue of my weekly newsletter. Subscribe at wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #drive

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Ian O'Byrne

Some days are diamonds Some days are rocks Some doors are open Some roads are blocked - Tom Petty In this week's issue of TL;DR. Find out more at wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #persistence

Ian O'Byrne

Did a talk tonight about "parenting and screentime" at Sires Elementary School. For one of my co-presenters...it was her first time. The other one has been through this many times. :)