Passions are not found. They are developed.
On Wise Use of Study Halls…
Just because you do not have an artifact-producing assignment to submit does not mean that there is nothing to do in Study Hall. Final exams are just around the corner, so start your preparation. Put the pedal to the metal, and finish hard. You’ve worked too hard to phone it in now…
And remember, there is always a next level. If you pursue the next level, you will surely experience success down the road.
Learning is a verb; it’s something you do. It doesn’t happen to you. You can’t catch it like a cold from the professor; it must be earned through cognitive engagement, hard work, and lots of practice.
Success must be earned. It is not an entitlement.
Growing a Business (New York: Simon & Shuster, 1988)
The brain is like a muscle. It gets stronger with practice.
I will not know your username and password if you forget it. I flunked Mind Reading 101 in college.
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work, and those who take the credit. He told me to be in the first group; there was much less competition.