Inspiration for the week

“Gradatim Ferociter”
“Step by Step, Ferociously.”
— Blue Ocean’s motto

You can’t skip steps. You have to put one foot in front of the other. Things take time. There are no shortcuts. You want to do those steps with passion and ferocity. — Jeff Bezos explaining “gradatim ferociter”

Blue Origin’s coat of arms is packed with symbolism


“Slow is smooth. Smooth is fast.”
— Special Forces slogan

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
— Earl Nightingale, American motivational speaker and author (1921-1989)

“Ambiguity is central to Boyd’s vision… not something to be feared but something that is a given…We never have complete and perfect information. The best way to succeed is to revel in ambiguity.”
— Grant Hammond, The Mind of War: John Boyd and American Security


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