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Blind Ambition: How to Envision Your Limitless Potential and Achieve the Success You Want by Patricia Walsh

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CHAPTER 7

BET ON YOURSELF

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IF YOU’RE INTERESTED, YOU’LL DO WHAT’S CONVENIENT; IF YOU’RE COMMITTED, YOU’LL DO WHATEVER IT TAKES.

—John Assaraf

We all have people in our lives who, whether intentionally or unintentionally, try to steer us away from doing the things we want to do or are capable of doing, because they hope to spare us the pain of failure. I have a message for these well-meaning people: everyone fails, and it is through failure that we learn the things we need to know if we are to avoid failing again and be able to enjoy the sweet taste of success. Understand that in many cases, what is a breakthrough to you may appear to be a breakdown ...

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