12 Be Willing to Pay the Price: The Law of Sow and Reap

DOI: 10.4324/9781003260387-14

“None of the secrets of success will work unless you do.” Many years ago, I found this fortune inside a cookie at a Chinese restaurant—and decided to keep it. The fact of the matter is that you will not be successful by simply reading this book or attending my class or presentation on the topic. You’ve got to integrate these success principles and skills you learn into your life and practice them on a daily basis. The analogy is trying to improve your foul shots, tennis, or golf game from simply reading a book or having a private lesson without applying what you learned in real life. Hard work remains an integral forerunner of future success.

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