Philosophy BreakI was pondering a few topics that have been coming up recently regarding leadership, but yesterday one of the greatest leaders of our time, Steve Jobs, passed away. My partner sent me this from Apple and I wanted to share it:. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round pegs in the square holes.
“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” …
Y ou may or may not be familiar with the below quotation, often attributed to Nietzsche. It bounds across the internet in meme form, usually laid over images of silhouetted people dancing at sunset With a bit of context and some deeper reading, however, the quotation points to an important and profoundly influential approach to thinking about the world — and our place within it.
“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”
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