The Two Word Secret to Overnight Success.

Via on May 26, 2012


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Hard work.

It’s great to think positively. I’m all for it. There’s definitely something to be said for keeping an open mind and looking at our self-limiting beliefs about wealth and success. But if you really want it, it’s going to cost you. Put the time in, put blood, sweat and tears in, put in everything you’ve got:


“Genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work…” ~ Albert Einstein

“Thought I wanted overnight success, until I achieved it through hard work and the refusal to back down! What you earn, you keep.” ~ A. M. Hudson

“Actually, I’m an overnight success. But it took twenty years.” ~ Monty Hall

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” ~ Babe Ruth

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~ Winston Churchill

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ” ~ Walt Disney

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~ Thomas Edison

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ~ Thomas Jefferson

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” ~ Beverly Sills

“You don’t hit a home run sitting on the bench daydreaming and talking about it. You hit a home run because you just kept swinging.” ~ Kate Bartolotta


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About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. She doesn't know how to behave with all the apples and ibexes. She doesn't suffer from her eight million freckles, she loves them! Like a rolling stone, Kate gathers no moss. Kate loves kale, being barefoot, Dr. Seuss, singing too loudly, gallivanting, palindromes, blackberries and has far too many books for her own good. When she's not writing, you can find her practicing yoga, running in the woods, playing with her kids, devouring a book, planting dandelions, changing the world and doing her dishes. Kate does not play the accordion. She is a massage therapist, writer and a compassionate friend to all. This year Kate aspires to finally give up on learning to knit and will instead spend that time putting a little bit more of her heart on the page. Connect with Kate on Facebook and Twitter


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