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You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero

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CHAPTER 23:

THE ALMIGHTY DECISION

          Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. The moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too.

    —W.H. Murray; explorer, mountain climber, committer

The story goes that when Henry Ford first came up with the idea for his V-8 motor, he wanted the engine to have all eight cylinders cast in one block. I have no idea what that means, but apparently it was a tall order because his team of engineers was like, “Bitch, you crazy!” He told them to do it anyway, and off they grumbled to toil away at it, only to come back and inform him that it was impossible.

Upon hearing this news, Ford told them to keep at it, no matter how long it took. ...

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