The story teaches us that success, in its various forms, doesn’t live up to its promise. As Candide learned, reaching success doesn’t mean that your problems disappear. Instead, they change into a different set of problems.
Why are we having the meeting? The purpose is not the agenda, but the vision, goal or desire outcome — it should drive both clarity and excitement. Simply put, there’s no way we would accomplish the desired outcome without this meeting.
Breaking rules is like cheating. Behavioral scientists found a correlation between dishonesty and creativity. People with the most creative jobs or mindsets are more likely to break the rules.