Many times you may need to be the team’s top motivator. Projects are hard. They all have their challenges. So, here is a lesson from history in persistence. Feel free to share with your team members who need it…
"He failed in business in ’31. He was defeated for state legislator in ’32. He started another business in ’33. It failed. His fiancée died in ’35. He had a nervous breakdown in ’36. In ’43 he ran for Congress and was defeated. He tried again in ’48 and was defeated again. He tried running for the Senate in ’55. He lost. The next year he ran for Vice President and lost. In ’58 he ran for the Senate again and was defeated again. Finally, in 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected 16th president of the United States."
“Those who envision greatness, usually achieve it.”
- Dare to Soar: Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude, Byrd Baggett