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Beyond Blaming is a classic at the level of wnrgiits like the Mythical Man Month by Brooks. From my personal perspective, however, I feel that the madness in the industry has risen to ever higher levels, since I first came across the article in 1996. Facts are Milton Friedman's plea for maximum profits has infiltrated every corner of our economy and the enterprises we are working in. Left behind are sense-making, intrinsic motivation and essential human values.We are in great need to transition from rational to inspi-rational organisations. Organisation that are not profit maximizing cash machines, but living organisms that produce real value for the people they employ and their customers.


Querc3ada comentar a los leceorts de AikidoValencia.es, especialmente los que no son de Valencia que, como en otras ocasiones, ofrecemos nuestra escuela para dormir gratuitamente (con saco) a todo aikidoka que venga al curso.Un placer!Avisad, eso sc3ad:s i n t a g m a @ a i k i d o v a l e n c i a . e s

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Aikido Quotes

  • O-Sensei: My students think I don't lose my center. That is not so; I simply recognize it sooner and get back faster.

  • Morihiro Saito Sensei: Aikido is generally believed to represent circular movements. Contrary to such belief, however, Aikido, in its true KI form, is a fierce art piercing straight through the center of opposition.

  • Furuya Sensei on Swordsmanship: Letting go of the idea of “sword” and the idea of “action” is the meaning behind “willow in the gentle breeze.” When the slight summer breeze blows, does the willow follow the “nature of the willow,” or does it follow the “nature of the breeze?” Please think about this - in this lies the essence of sword technique.