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“The works of highest quality were all produced by the group being graded for quantity”

Thanks to Tanay (@tanayj) for sharing the anecdote below. Because of it, I’ve begun to read Art & Fear (Amazon). The book is inspirational and reads like a softer version of “The War of Art” (which I thoroughly enjoyed and wrote about here).

UK Best Selling Car. The top 50 in the 2018
Friday April 05, 2019

UK Best Selling Car ranking in the 2018 with the Volkswagen Golf, the Nissan Qashqai and the Ford Focus delining in double-digit. Meanwhile, positive performances were registered by the leader – the Ford Fiesta – and the Opel Corsa, reaching the podium.The post UK Best Selling Car. The top 50 in the 2018 appeared first […]

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The ceramics teacher announced on opening day that he was dividing the class into two groups. All those on the left side of the studio, he said, would be graded solely on the quantity of work they produced, all those on the right solely on its quality. His procedure was simple: on the final day of class he would bring in his bathroom scales and weigh the work of the “quantity” group: fifty pound of pots rated an “A”, forty pounds a “B”, and so on. Those being graded on “quality”, however, needed to produce only one pot — albeit a perfect one — to get an “A”. Well, came grading time and a curious fact emerged: the works of highest quality were all produced by the group being graded for quantity. It seems that while the “quantity” group was busily churning out piles of work – and learning from their mistakes — the “quality” group had sat theorizing about perfection, and in the end had little more to show for their efforts than grandiose theories and a pile of dead clay. — From “Art and Fear”

Volvo 2018. China & USA drive Global Sales up 13%
Sunday April 21, 2019

Volvo Global performance in recent years was definitely better than the global industry and in the 2018 was reported up to a robust 13%, with 647.708 sales. Indeed, impressive performances were registered in China and USA, while the home market lost 7.4%. In the recently published study, focus2move team projects volumes at 795.690 by the 2025.The […]

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It also reminds me of this quote:

“Quantity is a quality all its own.”

The source?

Vai trò của giám sát hành trình đối với xe hơi
Wednesday May 22, 2019

Sẽ bị phạt tiền nếu không lắp đặt thiết bị giám sát hành trình   Các dòng xe hơi dùng để kinh doanh vận tải, nếu không lắp đặt thiết bị giám sát hành trình sẽ bị phạt từ 3 đến 4 triệu, ngay cả những xe chở hàng nội bộ cho công ty cũng […]

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Joseph Stalin.

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