It’s the time spent between thought and action that determines the action you take. And it’s the time spent working on your thoughts that calms the mind.
My exam was scheduled for twelve noon. I remember first stopping by my girlfriend’s apartment before then going to my windowless basement lab to run through the presentation one last time. I was unshaven and dressed like a typical PhD student: dirty sneakers, blue jeans and a wrinkled t-shirt. Ultimately, the effort I had put … Continue reading I failed my qualifying exam
But instead the potential for power.
You cannot always know how near or far your reward lies, but if pursued with good intentions, sound strategy and disciplined practice, it will come. Persist. Life will reward you.
To turn down an incredible opportunity. To miss something important. To change your perspective...
And notice you’ll still accomplish everything.
And you’ll win. Show up to participate. And you’ll get beat. Winning is always better than losing.