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Indispensable! Becoming the Obvious Choice in Business and in Life by Robert Nix, David Cottrell

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CHAPTER 13Your Move

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realizehow close they were to success when they gave up.—THOMAS EDISON

Governmental agencies and polling firms study average Americans—what they earn, how much school they have completed, how much TV they watch, how much money they have in the bank, and so on. Average means common, every day, run-of-the-mill, usual, general, and ordinary. The polling firms are expecting you to be that type person.

Skew the average! You are different from anyone who has ever walked this earth. You are average only if you allow yourself to be average. You have authority over your emotions, actions, ambitions, and future. You do not have to accept and settle for status quo. You need not succumb to ...

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