Tag Archives: success

FMM 10 16 2020 Conflated Talents

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.” ~ George Edward Woodberry. In the middle of a busy day recently, I took a phone call from a long-time friend.  As has become my very bad habit, I listened with half an ear as I tried to continue reviewing […]

FMM 6 20 14 Simply the Best!

“To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.” ~ Steve Prefontaine   I remember being told as a child that all that was expected of me was that I do my best.  I iwasn’t supposed to come first in class, to be better than anyone else, to win prizes or outscore […]

FMM 9/21/12 Success

  “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” Bill Cosby  How do we ensure that the next generation will succeed? What are the tools they need, and how do we define success? Last weekend I listened to a program on NPR that spoke about the factors […]