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Scott’s Thoughts: Succeed with Self-Compassion

“Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, “I have failed three times,” and what happens when he says, “I am a failure.” -S.I. Hayakawa, Canadian-born American academic and politician of Japanese ancestry. We talk a lot about learning from failure, but this seldom diminishes the pain of failure when we [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Compassionate Grit

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” -Laozi, (also Lao-Tzu or Lao-Tze), ancient Chinese philosopher and writer An increasing amount of research suggests that success is not determined by natural genius or innate talent so much as it isĀ grit, “positive, non-cognitive trait based on an individual’s [...]

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