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#326766 - Tue Oct 17 2006 12:56 PM Interesting article on "Becoming Great"
Terry Offline
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I normally ignore most of the drivel on news sites like CNN, but this is a very interesting article:

#326767 - Tue Oct 17 2006 02:28 PM Re: Interesting article on "Becoming Great"
argus9 Offline

Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
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Loc: Winnipeg Manitoba Canada   
Interesting article. Not just hard work pays off, it has to be mind numbing, soul breaking work for you to be #1 at whatever your goal is. So of course only those with the disciple to do that get there. However when it comes to sports as an example I believe that there is such a thing as natural ability. No one works harder at his game than Vjay Singh, and yet he is still not as good as Tiger. If it was just a matter of working harder then he should be better or at least as good.
Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It's what separates us from the animals ... except the weasel.

Homer Simpson


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