Scott Berkun Quotes.

1. "The problem with smart people is that they like to be right and sometimes will defend ideas to the death rather than admit they’re wrong... Until they come face to face with someone who is tenacious enough to dissect their logic, and resilient enough to endure the thinly veiled intellectual abuse they dish out during debate, they’re never forced to question their ability to defend bad ideas."
- Quote by Scott Berkun

2. "Permission, on creative matters, is for cowards."
- Quote by Scott Berkun

3. "information is a form of garbage and yet we're oddly addicted to cramming more of it in our brains."
- Scott Berkun, Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds

4. "The bottleneck is never code or creativity; it's lack of clarity."
- Scott Berkun, The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

5. "The inability to scale is one of the stupidest arguments against a possibly great idea: greatness rarely scales, and that's part of what made it great in the first place."
- Scott Berkun, The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

6. "Most people doubt online meetings can work, but they somehow overlook that most in-person meetings don't work either."
- Scott Berkun, The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

7. "Self-motivated people thrive when granted independence."
- Scott Berkun, The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

8. "Much of what bad managers do is assume their job is simply to find new things to jam and new places to jam them into, without ever believing they need to understand how the system—the system of people known as culture—works."
- Scott Berkun, The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

9. "No technique, no matter how good, can turn stupid coworkers into smart ones. And no method can magically make employees trust each other or their boss if they have good reason not to."
- Scott Berkun, The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

10. "The mystery for why some people you know succeed or fail in life is how courageous they are in pulling people aside and how effective they are in those private conversations we never see."
- Scott Berkun, The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

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