Craftsmanship: The Meaning of Life

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This presentation created to promote Craftsmanship as the core principle of software development methodologies.


<ul><li> Craftsmanship: The Meaning of Life. Imagine. Invent. Involve. </li> <li> or a sense of completion, a sense of purpose and pride </li> <li> "What I have yearned for all my life is not so much cosmic unity, but simply completion. " - Santayana, The Life of Reason </li> <li> Sense of Completion comes from our ability to do things with purpose, quality and beauty. </li> <li> Craftsmanship </li> <li> Craftsmanship is what differentiate a great professional from an ordinary </li> <li> What is craftsmanship? </li> <li> Passion </li> <li> Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion. - Martha Graham </li> <li> Do you have Passion to challenge the limits? </li> <li> Love </li> <li> Do you Love what you do? </li> <li> I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun. - Thomas A. Edison </li> <li> Knowledge and Skill </li> <li> Do you possesses the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the work? </li> <li> Excellence </li> <li> "Dont look for a better job, do a better job at what youre doing now." - Charlie Jones </li> <li> Attention to detail </li> <li> Give attention to the details and excellence will come. - Perry Paxton </li> <li> Thirst for Learning </li> <li> Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will. -Vernon Howard </li> <li> Embrace Change </li> <li> "Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm." </li> <li> Source: </li> <li> Create Opportunities </li> <li> "To hell with circumstances. I create opportunities. - Bruce Lee </li> <li> Pride &amp; Sense of Completion </li> <li> Regardless of whatever you do, do it with </li> <li> Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer; it is joy; it is art. - Bliss Carman </li> <li> </li> <li> Imagine. Invent. Involve. </li> </ul>