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Old 09-29-2005, 06:44 PM
Sean Adams Sean Adams is offline
 
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Tip Of The Day - 9/29/05 - While You Were Sleeping...

I remember back in high school my basketball coach used to tell us that it was important to work hard because there is always someone out there who wants to beat you, embarass you, out-do you and win...and while you are sleeping, they are training, practicing and doing whatever it takes to get one step up on you. I was reminded of this when this morning I was reading something and came across a quote from the famous poet Henry Longfellow...

"Those heights by great men won and kept
Were not achieved by sudden flight. But they
while their companions slept Were toiling
upward in the night."

Most of the things that make one successful and allows them to achieve great things are the efforts and sacrifices that are made when others are not looking.
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Old 09-29-2005, 07:28 PM
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I remember back in high school my basketball coach used to tell us that it was important to work hard because there is always someone out there who wants to beat you, embarass you, out-do you and win...and while you are sleeping, they are training, practicing and doing whatever it takes to get one step up on you. I was reminded of this when this morning I was reading something and came across a quote from the famous poet Henry Longfellow...

"Those heights by great men won and kept
Were not achieved by sudden flight. But they
while their companions slept Were toiling
upward in the night."

Most of the things that make one successful and allows them to achieve great things are the efforts and sacrifices that are made when others are not looking.
Good quote Sean. Very true. No secret to success. Just hard & smart work.
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Old 09-30-2005, 11:02 PM
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It's stuff like that ,well , that's the reason the other countries want to tkae us down , it's taught to the kids .
It's a flaw we humans have .
It's why wars exist

Something like that ...
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Old 09-30-2005, 11:04 PM
Sean Adams Sean Adams is offline
 
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not sure I follow you...
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Old 09-30-2005, 11:09 PM
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But each of us measure success differently.

To some its money to others its time and others its just being there own boss
And yet to others its being able to sleep 16 hrs a day while the spouse works.
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Old 10-01-2005, 02:36 PM
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I think it's all about attitude too. You must keep a positive attitude when you get complaints. If you think pennies, you'll get pennies. If you think dollars, you'll get dollars.
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