Always Forward

Achievement Is on the Other Side of Failure

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.”


Would You Bankroll Yourself?

My first memorable encounter with failure was doled out, face down on my desk, courtesy of my eighth-grade algebra teacher. For 60 minutes each day, I struggled through that class. I was assigned to the second seat, first row from the door.

I would bring my algebra book home, open it, look at it, then close it. It bore no marks of use, not one highlight, not one dog-ear. It still had that brand-new book smell at semester’s end. The subject was not only uncomfortable for me, but distasteful as well. Instead of struggling ...

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