What it takes to be “really” successful …
Success is different things to different people. I just read a quote from Robert Moorehead that was, in my humble opinion, pretty amazing! Quote: I will not flinch in the face of sacrifice, hesitate in the presence of adversity, negotiate at the table of the enemy, ponder at the pool of popularity, or meander in a maze of mediocrity. I won’t give up, shut up, let up, or slow up.” Wow! What a man of character! Perseverance is an admirable quality and not for the faint of heart!
Remember that great people are ordinary people with an extraordinary amount of commitment . As a baby boomer, the value of hard work was passed along from hard working parents. I heard one successful elder comment ” We have enough “youth”. How about a fountain of “smart?”
You have probably heard the saying that we ought to work smarter, not harder. In this economy we need to do Both! I have one last bit of advice before I Blog off….”Be yourself…because everyone else is taken.”