CHAPTER 8I Hope We Fail: The Importance of Resilience and Follow-Through

What to Expect: STARs understand the importance of follow-through. This chapter discusses why this is key to building a strong foundation for your career. You will also learn the one word to get rid of that otherwise will build a mental wall between you and the success you want to achieve.

One of the secrets in life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.

—Jack Penn

People hate abandoning the notion that they would coast to fame and riches if they found their talent. But that view is tragically constraining, because when they hit life’s inevitable bumps in the road, they conclude they just aren’t gifted and give up.

—Geoffrey Colvin

It was at the height of World ...

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