Have an iron will – be determined

Still reading through Pushing to the Front… Chapter 3 is another feast of inspiring quotes. Key take aways and thoughts for me: “when a firm decisive spirit is recognized, it is curious to see how the space clears around a man and leaves him room and freedom” John Foster Strong will power will take you […]

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…No chance

My notes from Chapter 2 of Orison Swett Marden’s brilliant “Pushing to the front” – “The Boys with no chance”. It is not every calamity that is a curse, and early adversity is often a blessing. Surmounted difficulties not only teach, but hearten us in our future struggles – SHARPE A poor start can lead […]

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The first chapter of Orison Swett Marden’s “Pushing to the front” challenges the reader to spot, and to take, opportunity. It is packed with inspirational quotes and stories… “If we succeed, what will the world say?” asked Captain Berry in delight, when Nelson had explained his carefully formed plan before the battle of the Nile. […]

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Pushing to the front…

I’m back to an accelerated learning program again – reading and studying. Lots of good books read through, but I have found one very interesting gem and have been trying to work out the best way to share the discoveries from it. It is a book called “Pushing to the front” by Orison Swett Marden. […]

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