Sunday, September 04, 2011

5 Quotes For Going Back To School

Below are 5 quotes that I think will benefit any reader, but especially those who are headed back to school this fall. Enjoy!

“There is a difference between striving for excellence and striving for perfection. The first is attainable, gratifying, and healthy. The second is unattainable, frustrating, and neurotic. It is also a terrible waste of time.” - Edwin Bliss

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure – or you can learn form it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because, remember, that’s where you will find success.” -Thomas J. Watson

Accountability, whether real or imagined, is a powerful motivator. Go public with your goals.

Procrastination + Perfectionism = Nothing Gets Done. Imperfect progress realized is better than perfection imagined.

Movement of any kind toward a desired goal is progress, even if it is not the exact movement we have envisioned. We need to set particular goals, detailed goals, and have standards; we also need to have broader points of progress in place, and accept any movement toward them as successes.

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