By Henry Piarrot
“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan ‘press on’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.” – Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States 1923-29
When one year comes to an end and a new one begins, it is customary for the poets and the pundits to review the past flight of this third rock’s last lap. But I will not bore you with yet another irrelevant evaluation of a trip we have already taken. Instead, I would like to focus on the orbit ahead.
Just like years past, 2009 will bring prosperity to some and great disappointment to others. Several will displace their dreams and several discover their destiny. Undoubtedly, those of us fortunate enough to still be alive Jan. 1, 2010, will certainly be different than we are today.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.