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A primer on Persistence: Tortoise style

“Energy and Persistence conquer all things.”  -Benjamin Franklin

Websters defines persistence as the quality that allows someone to continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult or opposed by other people; the state of occurring or existing beyond the usual, expected, or normal time.   712 more words

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Everything I Learned As A Child Was A Lie - Part III - The Tortoise And The Hare

In a realization that destroyed yet another piece of my childhood, the moral of the Tortoise and the Hare is NOT “slow and steady wins the race”. 331 more words

Thoughts

The Tortoise and the Hare

One of the best one of Aesop’s fables that I read as a young boy was The Tortoise and the Hare.  I also remember the Bugs Bunny version. 335 more words

Pathway Of Grace

Tortoises and Hares

While a Greek fabelist who lived more than 2500 years ago might not be the first place you turn for leadership advice, ole’ Aesop got it right . 426 more words

Leadership

Journeys and Destinations

Close to three years ago, I wrapped up my first big trip across Europe. With the flights already paid for and my Schengen visa running out it made the most sense to retreat to Canada. 382 more words

Travel

Brotherly Love: Following in his Brother's Footsteps... 

I’m an eldest child, my husband is an eldest child. We like to think that we understand the “lot” of the eldest child: destined always to get the blame because they should know better or because they should have been looking out for their siblings; and, of course, the eternal parenting Guinea Pig. 638 more words

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Like the Tortoise

~Based on a speech given at Wentworth Institute’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center.

One fine morning the animals of the forest were gathered, having dinner, enjoying each other’s company when the hare, having had a little to drink, stood up on a soapbox and said, “I am the fastest of the woodland animals, there isn’t another as speedy as I.” 1,238 more words

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