Step by Step
Step by Step, walk the thousand mile road. – Musashi.
Study The Way of all professions. – Musashi.
“We are all capable of learning ‘that next thing’ we need to learn.” – Dr. John Fagan
He was a superintendent of schools, and I had some philosophical conversations with him. As a teacher, he was my boss. After hours, I was his equal, as Director of Recreation.
His military background was rigid, and at first we had a few turf wars. We eventually worked together quite well, and the tactics I learned from him in seeing the bigger picture were invaluable. The children in the community were the beneficiaries of our collaboration.
I also learned how to confront authority respectfully, and that has allowed me to challenge conventional ideas how markets really work.
Step by step.