Affirmation for April 20, 2010: Ann Landers

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.- Ann LandersThought of the day:Striving to be the best often means breaking away from the majority, which is hard to do. The reason why there is only room for a few at the top is only that few can endure what it takes to get there. Seth Godin writes a book called "The Dip," which talks about challenges, and which ones to endure through and which ones to quit. The general idea is that with everything -- businesses, relationships, sports, goals, etc. -- there is an initial rush of progress when you start something new. But then, "the dip" happens, and that rush disappears because you're not progressing as quickly. Most people see their progress slow, and then finally stop. Only the few who really strive pass the challenge of "the dip" surpass everyone else and become "the Superstar."Hard work really pays off with the right direction. Have an enlightened day!TeamDS
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