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perseverance

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Are You As Smart As You Think You Are?

This will no doubt cause snickering among my family, friends, colleagues and yes, rivals, but I just realized something about myself. I’m not very smart. All these years I’ve been believing some things I heard a half-century ago. My parents told me I was smart. So did my teachers, my test scores, and the colleges […]

How Jeremy Lin Did It

There’s no such thing as an overnight sensation. By the time a star has emerged before the public, he has put in thousands of hours of work behind the scenes. It was true in the case of the Beatles, who worked years in a night club in Germany. They honed their craft and by the […]