What it takes to be successful

Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

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Find your master

What worries you, masters you.

John Locke

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You can only get what you want

Nothing, not even sheer ability, can make up for the dedication required for a successful business career.

Ray Eppert

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What is success?

Success is the maximum utilisation of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

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You’re talented

I believe that every person is born with talent.

Maya Angelou

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The important factors

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.

David Starr Jordan

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Focus!

Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There is plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr

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Enthusiasm is underrated

I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.

Edward Appleton

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It’s in the detail

Excellence begins by doing something you have a natuarl talent for and enjoy. You become totally absorbed in the work. Attention and involvement in all the details lead to success.

James T. McCay

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Trinity

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.

David Starr Jordan

Combined powers lead to success.

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