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Successful people vs. Failures

“Successful people suffer through catastrophes and bankruptcies. The successful person fails many times and bounces back. The failure fails only once, letting that one failure become a judgement of his worth, and thus his label.”

From a well-designed PDF summary of The Now Habit by Neil Fiore, which is moving straight to the top of my reading list.

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    • Thanks for the comment, I’ll be able to pick this book up next week sometime and I expect to tear thru it in a day or two. I’ve been reading so fast lately I haven’t been able to write many reviews on here.

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