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“Virtually every good thing in my life I can trace back to a misfortune, so my feeling is you don’t know what’s good and what’s bad when things happen.  You do not know. You have to wait to find out.”                                                                                   Seba

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“There is no education like adversity.” Benjamin Disraeli

What a wonderful, empowering frame of thought Disraeli presents us with in this quote.  So often, in my work, I find the approach that most make toward addressing an adversity is dread.  But, as I have witnessed many times, there

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“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” Blaise Pascal 

For me, this is an interesting insight from the 17th century French mathematician and philosopher, Blaise Pacal.  At the core of his meaning, I think he is talking about the inability o

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“Winners are just people who know when to quit—and do it often.”  Stephanie Lee

In her article for the New York Times, Lee discusses the value of what she calls “strategic quitting”, or, quitting with intention.  Instead of looking at quitting as a failure, Lee says strategic quitting c