Instant Success or Gradual Improvement?

Written by Michael Southon

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In fact, people who succeed in any walk of life do so not because they discover a 'formula for success', but because they learn how to deal with failure.

Thomas Edison, when asked if he felt discouraged byrepparttar 1,073 failures he had before inventingrepparttar 117627 electric light bulb, replied "I did not fail 1,073 times, I found 1,073 ways not to do it"

Remember, there's no failing, just learning.

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Structure + Boundaries = Freedom

Written by Joanne Victoria

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It's too easy to sit in front ofrepparttar 117628 computer and get lost when that time could be better spent writing or going for a walk. Take care of yourself, first!

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As a last item, learn to say no. Say no to anything that does not fit into your annual plan and your goals. The purpose of creating your plan is to determine what you really want to do. If a request comes for a volunteer or paid situation that does not fit into your plan, just say no.

Saying 'no' is difficult for many people, especially if they are just discovering their boundaries.

Remember - always take care of yourself first!

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