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He Who Documents Wins???

The phrase “he who documents wins” has become a common mantra in many professional settings, emphasizing the importance of documentation as a key factor in determining success. However, as we delve deeper into the meaning behind this catchphrase, it becomes apparent that there may be negative consequences to living and working solely by this motto.

At the heart of “empowering wisdom, igniting courage” is the idea that success should not only be measured by external factors such as documentation, but also by internal factors such as personal growth, well-being, and fulfillment. This perspective challenges the notion that success is solely determined by documentation and highlights the importance of embracing a more holistic approach to work and life.

When we focus solely on documenting our work, we run the risk of neglecting other important aspects of our careers, such as creativity, innovation, teamwork, and relationship building. Furthermore, the pressure to document everything can lead to burnout and a lack of motivation.

By incorporating the essence of “empowering wisdom, igniting courage” into our approach to work, we can create a more fulfilling and sustainable work environment. This means valuing the process of work and embracing a growth mindset, focusing on personal and professional development, and taking a more holistic approach to success.

Ultimately, “empowering wisdom, igniting courage” encourages us to re-think our definition of success and embrace a more well-rounded perspective on work and life. By doing so, we can create a work environment that is both productive and fulfilling, where success is not just about winning, but about empowering our wisdom and igniting our courage to reach our full potential.

The answer to success in the workplace is like a mystery waiting to be solved. And, like any good detective, we need to approach it with a combination of intuition and logic. On one hand, we have the catchphrase ‘he who documents wins,’ which seems to suggest that documentation is the key to success. On the other hand, we have the philosophy of ’empowering wisdom, igniting courage,’ which encourages a more holistic approach to work and life.

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer

So, what’s the diagnosis? To uncover the truth about success, we need to be like Fox Mulder and Dr. House combined – open-minded yet analytical, willing to challenge conventional wisdom but also guided by reason and data. Only by embracing both perspectives can we truly understand the role that documentation plays in our careers and find a balanced and fulfilling approach to work and life.

So, what are your thoughts?


Are you ready to embrace both perspectives and find your own path to success?

Please leave a comment and let me know your thoughts!!!


  1. Heather Sanchez

    There definitely needs to be a balance of the two philosophies!

    1. Scott Turner

      While documentation is crucial in many aspects of life, it’s also important not to get too caught up in it and forget to live in the moment. Striking a balance between the two can be difficult. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on this topic!!!

  2. Kelly Brauss

    Great points! A balance of both perspectives is key! Thanks for the encouragement!

    1. Scott Turner

      Thanks Sis! I completely agree with you that balancing both perspectives is key. While it’s important to document our achievements and successes, it’s equally important to prioritize the process and the learning that happens along the way. It’s the combination of these two elements that ultimately leads to growth and progress. Thanks for sharing your insights and perspective. You are awesome!!!

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