Un souffre-douleur, un faire-valoir;
À la vie, à la mort;
Quelqu’un avec qui on aime être, davantage que seul.
L’extrait qui suit est tiré d’un making of d’un film que j’ai beaucoup aimé. Un truc qui raconte une histoire. Pas de morale, pas de grands messages, une vignette sur la naissance d’une amitié.
During last week’s workshop we discussed thinking differently about our work and about ourselves. Here’s an example:
It is an object that has helped him construct, interpret, ponder and crystallize his identity, or at least his idea of it. It came to him in the early 1970s, when he was in medical school at the University of Lisbon. The sculpture, made by a woman he had just begun dating a fellow neuroscience student and a sculptor named Hanna Costa, is a little terra-cotta figure of a man seeming to fight his way forward in a storm. And it all but cried out to Dr. Damasio with a mysterious urgency.
“Somehow I felt that it was me, or belonged to me,” he recalled. -via NYTimes.com.
She’s on her own, she cleans people’s homes, she’s incredibly nice. She brings flowers every time she cleans, and she’s just respectful and nice and awesome.
Why can’t more people be like that?
She’s been doing it some twenty-odd years, and that’s just an incredible success story.
To me that’s far more interesting than a tech company that’s hiring a bunch of people, just got their fourth round of financing for 12 million dollars, and they’re still losing money. That’s what everyone talks about as being exciting, but I think that’s an absolutely disgusting scenario when it comes to business.
via Jason Fried, founder and CEO of 37signals