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Tip Of The Day - 11/28/05 - Persistence

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Sean Adams, Nov 28, 2005.

  1. Sean Adams

    Sean Adams LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,597

    A great quote from Calvin Coolidge...

    "Nothing can take the place of persistence - talent will not; nothing is more common that unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."

    Resolve in advance that you will never give up - no matter what happens.
  2. Critical Care

    Critical Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,654

    Persistance and never giving up...

    Persistance is getting back up onto your feet after falling down. It seems as if a lot of people fall down and think that they've failed, but failure isn't about falling down. Failure is when you fall down and stay down.
  3. jaybird

    jaybird LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 272

    thanks, i agree.
  4. edcolo

    edcolo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    We see how people fail and complain all the time, even a lifetime, about what went wrong.

    Failure = Learning opportunity

    Failure are learning experiences and must be treated as such. Do not underestimate the problem, but learn as much as possible from it.
    Do not blame people sometimes, look at yourself and stop blaming others; lots of times, mistakes are made because of you.

    Ed Correa, CLT
    Terra Landscaping
    Dover, NJ

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