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A Quote by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on 100, self-actualization, happiness, and arete

It is as if evolution has built a safety device in our nervous system that allows us to experience full happiness only when we are living at 100%--when we are fully using the physical and mental equipment we have been given.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Source: Good Business : Leadership, Flow, and the Making of Meaning

Contributed by: Brian

A Quote by Jim Collins on excellence, growth, and arete

The critical question asked by a visionary company is not "How well are we doing?" or "How can we do well?" or "How well do we have to perform to meet the competition?" For these companies, the critical question is "How can we do better tomorrow than we did today?" They institutionalize this question as a way of life--a habit of mind and action. Superb execution and performance naturally come to the visionary companies not so much as an end goal, but as the residual result of a never-ending cycle of self-stimulated improvement and investment for the future...

Jim Collins

Source: Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Harper Business Essentials), Pages: 184

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