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Tip # 652: Just Because I Can Doesn’t Mean I Should

On December 19, 2016, Posted by , In mistakes, By , , With Comments Off on Tip # 652: Just Because I Can Doesn’t Mean I Should

Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.” Bo Bennett

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is iess cleaning up to do afterward.”  Kurt Vonnegut

I have always tried to make the most of opportunities. These opportunities have sometimes involved great challenges and I have persisted: spending untold hours conducting research; overcoming obstacles of certification, qualification, and verification; creating detailed work plans with specific tasks or time frames; etc.

Last week, after spending over twenty hours of work on a proposal, I was unable to submit it.

The proposal was to design and deliver: a one-day customer service training for … Read the rest