Ricardo Semler TED Talk: How to run a company with (almost) no rules


I greatly enjoyed Ricardo's talk. It was both entertaining and informative.  It will change the way you look at life, rules and business.
  1. "Everyone wants to leave a legacy. But why do you want to be remembered?"
  2. "If you are giving back you took too much."
  3. Have a terminal day a week, or two.  Imagine if your doctor told you that you had 6 months to live, you'd make a bucket list right?  Use Terminal days to strike down that list before the doctor ever gave you the news.
  4. The opposite of work is not leisure, but idleness.
  5. Free yourself from the anchor of past achievements so you can start something new.  Ricardo burned his life's achievements in a bonfire so that 1) his kids won't have the shadow of his footsteps to haunt them, and 2) he can start anew.