I am fascinated with Angela Duckworth’s work on grit and the importance of deliberate practice as the way to improve performance. Determination and perseverance are vital. I have not spent much time thinking about Calvin Coolidge, but his quote on persistence is exceptional.

F - Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talen

 

Initiative — the decision to take action — is essential to any success. One of my favorite quotes is from Teddy Roosevelt.

 

F - In any moment of decision, the best

 

 

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