Failures, setbacks, delays, and missed opportunities are part of any major initiative and should be expected and planned for. This is where perseverance comes in, with a focus on almost constant adapting to and enduring what is likely to come our way. Some may even call it stubbornness! For the Quick Response Team, in particular, but also the Blue Ribbon Committee, perseverance had to be a core trait. Too many people, too many issues, and too many major challenges and obstacles stood in the way of a successful outcome of having GM reverse course and stay, and the “Keep GM” campaign would not have worked without ...

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