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17 Commit to Excellence

Your success in life will be determined more by the depth of your commitment to excellence than by any other factor, no matter what your chosen field.

—VINCE LOMBARDI

Resolve to be the very best at what you do. Resolve today to join the top 10 percent of people in your field. Look around you at the best people and remember that they all started at the bottom. If they could do it, so can you. No one is smarter than you and no one is better than you. If someone is ahead of you today, it is because he or she is doing something differently from you. And whatever anyone else has accomplished, within reason, you can accomplish as well, if you just learn how.

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