Michael Coslo wrote:
>On Feb 19, 2009, at 11:43 AM, Steve Sacco wrote:
>>Passion and perseverance may be more important to success than mere
>>talent. In a world of instant gratification, grit may yield the
>>payoff of all.
>Hear hear! I've dealt with many extremely talented people who are for
>lack of a better word - worthless. Had a few work for me. Talent
>without drive is no gift - more of a curse.
>If more people would spend more time bettering themselves rather than
>trying to pull others down, the general situation would improve.
>The latter of course, is orders of magnitude easier.
>-73 de Mike N3LI -
You statement reminds of a Leo Tolstoy quote that a friend of mine
pointed me to recently:
"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing
himself." L.T. </quotes/quotes/l/leotolstoy105644.html>
In any case, I am rooting for grit as I am pretty sure that I am not
long on talent :-)
73, Mike W4EF..............................
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