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How To Recover From Failure

There’s a story told of a preacher who was preaching a message about the fact that no one is perfect.

To prove his point he asked for anyone who was perfect to stand up. To his surprise, one man stood up in the middle of the congregation.

“Do you really think you’re perfect?” The preacher asked. Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Optimism

In his book, The Winner’s Edge. Denis Waitley tells about the 1972 Australian swimmer, Shane Gould who early in her career came to the United States for a meet.

When asked by a reporter how she thought she would do, the 14-year-old replied. “I have a feeling there will be a world record today.” She went on to set two world records in the one-hundred and two-hundred meter freestyle events. Continue reading

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