3ADVERSITY AND FAILURE

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

—ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

OVERCOMING ADVERSITY IS akin to reaching a goal. To get past adversity or reach a goal, you need not know all the answers before you start your mission. But you do need to have a clear view of what your goal is or a clear view of the problem you are facing. At this juncture, the most important thing is to be on the right course.

To begin to solve a problem or reach a goal, you first must determine what you want in your future. Albert ...

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