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LESSON TWO

Forge a Path on the Road Less Traveled

I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence:Two roads diverged in the wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that made all the difference.

—ROBERT FROST

Pat McGovern’s career was an odyssey. There was no road less traveled in his life; he traveled all roads all the time in a quest to spread IDG’s gospel worldwide. McGovern’s father, who helped build US military bases around the globe during World War II, tempered his long absences by sending his son postcards from Japan, Morocco, Bermuda, Iceland, and many other exotic locales. McGovern once said that these postcards triggered an insatiable thirst for seeing the world. Throughout his career, his wanderlust never ...

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